Women's Golf Team Produces Strong Showing at Rio Verde Invitational
March 6, 2011
RIO VERDE, Ariz. -
After carding a third round score of 311, the Penn State women's golf team finished the Rio Verde Invitational in fifth place out of 17 teams competing. The team posted a 61-over-par 925 (306-308-311) at the tournament hosted by Western Michigan.
Sophomore Emily Ransone (Hilliard, Ohio) matched her second round total, carding a 76 in the third round. She finished the tournament in eighth place with a 9-over-par 225 (73-76-76). This marked her third top-10 finish of the season. Freshman Christina Vosters (Bethany Beach, Del.) had her best finish of her career, ending the tournament with a score of 231 (76-76-79) and a tie for 19th place.
Sophomore Hanule Seo (St. Louis, Mo.) had the best day for the Nittany Lions, carding a third round of 74 and finishing the tournament with a 235 (+19). This tied her season low round and helped her jump 22 spots from the previous day to finish in a tie for 30th place. Freshman Ellen Ceresko (Jefferson Township, Pa.) and senior Gia Fanelli (West Palm Beach, Fla.) finished with matching totals of 241. They ended the tournament in a tie for 57th place.
Eastern Michigan held on and captured the team title with a 46-over-par 910 (294-306-310). Missouri State's Catherine Dolan won the individual title with a three round score of 218 (+2). She carded a 71 on the final day.
Penn State will compete again from Sat.-Sun., March 19-20 at the C & F Bank Invitational in Williamsburg, Va. The tournament is hosted by William and Mary.