Women’s Golf

The University of Miami women’s golf team shot a final round 293, the low round of the tournament, to finish sixth at the Ryder Florida Women’s Collegiate Golf Championship held at Don Shula’s Golf Club in Miami Lakes, Fla.

Florida State shot a final round 299 on Sunday to win its third State Championship in the last five seasons. Rollins College, the 2004 Champion, finished six strokes back.

All five Hurricanes recorded rounds in the 70’s on Sunday, led by sophomore Jessica Steward’s one-under-par 71. Steward finished tied for 25th (84-76-71–231). Miami’s top finisher was junior Josie Shinn who finished tied for seventh with a three-day score of 225 (78-74-73). Junior Tiffany Prats recorded a final round 76, her third straight round in the 70’s, to finish 15th.

Charlotte Campbell (Rollins) captured the individual title for the second time in three seasons with a total of 221 (72-75-74). Ashley Grier (UCF), Caroline Westrup (Florida State) and Jaclyn Burch (Florida State) finished one stroke back. Joining Campbell, Grier, Westrup and Burch on the All-State team were Maria Hernandez (FIU) and Christina Jones (USF).

Women’s Track

The University of Miami women’s track and field team won seven events had an additional three top collegiate finishers and had 12 performances that qualified for the NCAA East Regional at The Pepsi Invitational.

In the throwing events, Kailtin Nazario won the javelin throw, with a new school record mark of 136-03. Khadija Talley finished second in the discus, breaking her school record in that event with a throw of 180-03. Talley was the top collegiate finisher in that event and qualified for the NCAA East Regional meet. Akera Lathan placed first in the shot put with a throw of 50-01.75, and that mark qualified her for the NCAA East Regional meet.

The jumpers performed well, with Tabia Charles placing first in the triple jump with a jump of 43-03.00. Brenda Faluade finished third in the same event, jumping 42-07.50. In the high jump Viktoria Andonova placed second with a mark of 5-08.75. She was the top collegiate finisher in that event. All three performances qualified for the NCAA East Regional.

The runners performed well during Saturday’s meet. Charlette Greggs won the 200-meter dash in 23.21. Krista Simkins ran a 23.68 in the same event as well; both times met the NCAA East Regional standard. Ginou Etienne ran 2:08.28 in the 800 meters to place first in that event. Dominique Darden finished as the top collegiate finisher in the 100-meter hurdles running 13.37. India Ransom ran a season best 11.55 in the 100 meters to finished seventh in the event. All of those performances qualified for the East Regional Meet.

April 4, 2006


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