Hawkeyes In Eighth At Chip-N Club Invitational

Sept. 13, 2010

Lincoln, NE – – The University of Iowa women’s golf team is in eighth place at the Chip-N Club Invitational after finishing the first round of play Monday. The second round of the tournament was scheduled to be completed on Monday as well, but due to weather delays was postponed until Tuesday morning. Following the first round, the USTA Roadrunners are leading the tournament with a five-stroke lead over Kansas State. The Chip-N Club Invitational is the Hawkeyes’ first tournament of the season.

Senior Laura Cilek led the Hawkeyes in the first round after finishing with a 74 (+2). She enters the second round on Tuesday tied for ninth place. Junior Chelsea Harris also played well for Iowa, finishing her first 18 holes tied for 26th (+5, 77).

Senior Brianna Coopman is tied for 37th place after firing a 78 (+6). Fellow senior Lauren Forbes finished the day tied for 47th after posting a 79 (+7). Sophomore Kristi Cardwell rounded out the Hawkeye line-up, shooting a 81 (+9), leaving her tied for 64th place.

The tournament is scheduled to end on Tuesday when the 15 competing teams tee off at 9:00 a.m. (CT) for the final 36 holes.

Akron, Arkansas State, Central Arkansas, Creighton, James Madison, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota State, Sacramento State, South Dakota State, Texas State, and UTSA.

Team Results (First Round Only) 1. UTSA 294 2. Kansas State 299 3. Kansas 300 4. Central Arkansas 301 5. Texas State 305 T6. Arkansas State 306 T6. James Madison 306 8. Iowa 308 9. Akron 309 10. Missouri 313 T11. Nebraska 314 T11. North Dakota State 314 T11. South Dakota State 314 14. Sacramento State 316 15. Creighton 325

Individual Results 1. Taylor Newlin (UTSA) 70 2. Amy Anderson (North Dakota State) 71 T3. Julia Roth (Central Arkansas) 72 T3. Anna Carling (Arkansas State) 72 T3. Meghna Bal (Kansas) 72 T3. Trine Mortensen (Texas State) 72 T9. Laura Cilek 74 T26. Chelsea Harris 77 T37. Brianna Coopman 78 T47. Lauren Forbes 79 T64. Kristi Cardwell 81