Second Round Suspended Due to Darkness at Johnnie Imes Invitational

Oct. 5, 2009

COLUMBIA, MO — The University of Iowa women’s golf team competed in the Johnnie Imes Invitational. The Hawkeyes fired a 320 in the first 18 holes but due to darkness, only got through 17 holes in the second round before the tournament was suspended. Iowa is in 15th place out of 18 teams. Tulsa is leading the tournament with a 301.

Freshman Kristi Cardwell and sophomore Chelsea Harris led the team in the first complete round firing a 77 (+5). Junior Brianna Coopman shot an 82 (+10). Junior Laura Cilek and freshman Gigi DiGrazia both recorded an 84 (+12) on the first 18 holes.

Thus far in the second round, Coopman is the only Hawkeye to finish, scoring another 82 (+10). The other four Hawkeyes competing will pickup from the 17th hole Tuesday. Cardwell is leading the way, currently only one shot over par.

The tournament will conclude Tuesday with the completion of the second round and third round. The tournament will start at 8 a.m.

TEAM RESULTS1. Tulsa 3012. Wisconsin 309T3. Indiana 310T3. Arkansas-Little Rock 311T5. Missouri 311T5. Illinois State 3057. Mississippi 3148. Missouri State 310T9. Kansas State 318T9. Florida International 31811. Princeton 32012. Bradley 31813. Middle Tennessee State 32014. Kansas 31915. Iowa 32016. Southern Illinois 32417. UMKC 33518. Redlands Community College 341

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS1. Kristina Merkle (Tulsa) 69T3. Molly Schemm (Wisconsin) 72T3. Stacey Miller (Illinois State) 72T8. Kristi Cardwell 77T42. Chelsea Harris 77T63. Laura Cilek 84T74. Brianna Coopman 82T78. Gigi DiGrazia 84=""http:>=""http:>=""text-align: center">