Iowa Women's Golf Tied for Third at Indiana

April 6, 2009

Columbus, IN – – The Iowa women’s golf team is tied for third place after shooting 635 through the first two rounds at the Indiana Invitational. The Hawkeyes, tied with Texas and Michigan, are just two strokes from second place Iowa State and nine from UNLV, leader of the tournament with 626. Iowa shed nine strokes off a first round score of 322, shooting 313 the second 18 holes.

Iowa seniors Becky Quinby and Tyrette Metzendorf continued to lead the Hawkeyes carding 156 (+12) each and tying for 10th. Freshman Chelsea Harris followed closely, shooting 15 over (159). Harris will go into tomorrow’s competition tied for 20th individually. Laura Cilek (T48, +23) and Alison Cavanaugh (T71, +31) carded 167, 175, respectively. Lauren Forbes traveled with the team to compete as an individual. Forbes shot 169 (+25) and finished the day tied for 56th.

The Hawkeyes’ third place standing today is their best finish after 36-holes this spring. Competition will reconvene Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. when the final 18 holes will be played followed by an awards ceremony. Live stats can be found at

Team Results
1. UNLV 317-309-626
2. Iowa State 323-310-633
T3. Michigan 332-303-635
T3. Texas 323-312-635
T3. Iowa 322-313-635
T6. Indiana 320-318-638
T6. Wisconsin 320-318-638
8. Minnesota 332-311-643
9. Illinois 328-316-644
10. Illinois St. 326-320-646
11. Ball State 326-325-651
12. W.Michigan 349-325-674
13. Lipscomb 353-332-685
14. Marshall 344-347-691

Individual Results
T1. Natasha Krishna (UNLV) 75-74-149
T1. Nicole Vandermade (Texas) 76-73-149
3. Elise Swartout (W. Michigan) 74-76-150
T10. Becky Quinby (Iowa) 80-76-156
T10. Tyrette Metzendorf (Iowa) 79-77-156
T20. Chelsea Harris (Iowa) 80-79-159
T48. Laura Cilek (Iowa) 83-84-167
T56. Lauren Forbes* (Ind.) 84-85-169
T71. Alison Cavanaugh (Iowa) 94-81-175

*=Competed as individual

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