Hawkeyes Finish in Eighth at Lady Northern Invitational

Oct. 19, 2008

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – – The women’s golf team played out the final 18 holes of the Lady Northern Invitational Sunday. Iowa posted a final score of 942 to finish in eighth place. Purdue, host of the tournament, took the title by firing an 895 over the two days.

Tyrette Metzendorf carded a 230 (+14) and was Iowa’s only golfer to place in the top 25. Alison Cavanaugh and Laura Cilek finished together in a tie for 43rd (+25, 241). Freshman Chelsea Harris (+26, 242) was the final counting score for the Hawkeyes. She ended the tournament tied for 50th. She also matched her career best for 18 holes, 77 and 54 holes, 242.

Senior Becky Quinby fired 247(+31) on the Kampen Course at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. Lauren Forbes traveled with the team to compete as an individual. Forbes posted 250 (+34) in her first competition on the road this year. Quinby and Forbes tied for 66th and 71st, respectively.

Iowa will wrap up its fall 2008 season with the 2008 Challenge at Wolfdancer. The tournament is in Austin, TX, and will be held Nov. 2-3.

Team Results
1. Purdue 303-290-302-895
2. Michigan State 302-302-308-912
3. Notre Dame 299-303-311-913
4. Indiana 306-304-314-924
5. Michigan 311-314-312-937
6. Ohio State 312-306-320-938
7. Minnesota 328-310-303-941
8. Iowa 313-303-326-942
9. Iowa State 308-316-323-947
10. Wisconsin 308-316-323-947
11. Illinois 323-315-320-958
12. Penn State 312-313-338-963
T13. Northwestern 312-323-330-967
T13. Toledo 334-310-323-967

Individual Results
1. Maria Hernandez (PU) 75-71-71-217
T2. Laura Kueny (MSU) 77-72-72-221
T2. Maude-Aimee LeBlanc (PU) 74-71-76-221
T16. Tyrette Metzendork (UI) 78-75-77-230
T43. Laura Cilek (UI) 79-76-86-241
T43. Alison Cavanaugh (UI) 75-86-80-241
T50. Chelsea Harris (UI) 81-77-84-242
T66. Becky Quinby (UI) 87-75-85-247
T71. Lauren Forbes* (UI) 82-87-81-250

*=Competed as individual

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