WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2004
Women's Golf Finishes Fifth at A-Sun Championship
April 21, 2004
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - JU sophomore Ashley Grier (Hagerstown, Md.) fired a final-round 76 to finish with a 229 (81-72-76) en route to a seventh-place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championship as the Dolphins fired a final-round 316 to place fifth with a 958 (322-320-316) at the 11-team event, which took place at the par-72, Keith Hills Country Club in Buies Creek, N.C. Grier edged out Florida Atlantic's Jessica Carafiello by one stroke. Host Campbell captured the team championship with an 890 (301-295-294) to earn the A-Sun's automatic bid to the 2004 NCAA Women's Golf Regionals in May.
Junior Pamela Shelley (Alachua, Fla.) shot a final-round 77 to place 18th with a 239 (82-80-77), while senior Karin Haggard (Gothenburg, Sweden) tied for 32nd with a 247 (83-84-80). Senior Winnie Dorminey (Jacksonville/Wolfson) placed 39th after shooting a 249 (79-87-83) and senior Ana Mateo (Madrid, Spain) shot a 254 (80-84-90) to place 43rd in her final collegiate event.
Georgia State finished second with a 916 (316-294-306), while Troy State fired a 952 (324-309-319) to finish third and edge Florida Atlantic (323-307-325=955) by three strokes. Georgia State's Lisbeth Meincke shot an even-par 216 (75-71-70) to edge Campbell's Josefina Usandizaga (75-70-72=217) by one stroke for individual medallist honors.
Team Results 1. Campbell 301-295-294=890 2. Georgia State 316-294-306=916 3. Troy State 324-309-319=952 4. Florida Atlantic 323-307-325=955 5. Jacksonville 322-320-316=958 6. UCF 328-317-314=959 7. Mercer 328-315-319=962 8. Belmont 325-320-320=965 Stetson 328-322-315=965 10. Gardner-Webb 326-332-337=995 11. Lipscomb 364-350-337=1,048 JU Top Finishers 7th Ashley Grier 81-72-76=229 18th Pamela Shelley 82-80-77=239 32nd-t Karin Haggard 83-84-80=247 39th Winnie Dorminey 79-87-83=249 43rd Ana Mateo 80-84-90=254
2003-04 WOMEN'S GOLF