Iowa Finishes Eighth at Indiana Invite

April 7, 2009

Columbus, IN – – The Iowa women’s golf team struggled in the final round of the Indiana Invitational on Tuesday. The Hawkeyes finished eighth overall with 963 after shooting 328 on the final 18 holes. No. 31 UNLV shot 931 as a team to hold on to the top spot of the 14-team tournament.

Senior Becky Quinby led the Hawkeyes on the links today shooting 81 and finishing with 237 (T14, +21). Tyrette Metzendorf finished tied for 18 individually with a score of 239 (+23). Freshman Chelsea Harris (+25, 241) and junior Alison Cavanaugh (+41, 257) had matching rounds of 82 on the final 18, finishing T27 and T64, respectively. Laura Cilek carded 85 today for a total 252, while Lauren Forbes, competing as an individual, shot 91, 260. Cilek and Forbes placed 58th and T70th individually, respectively.

Iowa will have a week off to prepare for the next tournament in Columbus, OH. The Lady Buckeye Invitational is hosted by Ohio State University and will be played April 18-19. It is the only remaining regular season tournament for the women’s golf team before they travel to West Lafayette, IN for the Big Ten Championships at the end of April.

Team Results
1. UNLV 317-309-305-931
2. Iowa State 323-310-311-944
3. Texas 323-312-313-948
4. Michigan 332-303-317-952
5. Wisconsin 321-318-317-956
6. Indiana 320-318-321-959
7. Minnesota 332-311-317-960
8. Iowa 322-313-328-963
9. Illinois State 326-320-319-965
10. Illinois 328-316-328-972
11. Ball State 326-325-325-976
12. W. Michigan 349-323-330-1,004
13. Marshall 344-347-333-1,024
14. Lipscomb 353-332-353-1,038

Individual Results
1. Natasha Krishna (UNLV) 75-74-76-225
T2. Therese Koelbaek (UNLV) 80-74-75-229
T2. Kelley Louth (Texas) 80-73-76-229
T2. Elise Swartout (W. Michigan) 74-76-79-229
T14. Becky Quinby (Iowa) 80-76-81-237
T18. Tyrette Metzendorf (Iowa) 79-77-83-239
T27. Chelsea Harris (Iowa) 80-79-82-241
58. Laura Cilek (Iowa) 83-84-85-252
T64. Alison Cavanaugh (Iowa) 94-81-82-257
T70. Lauren Forbes* (Ind.) 84-85-91-260

*=Competed as individual

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