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UK Women?s Golf Finishes Second at Cardinal Cup

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky.? The University of Kentucky women?s golf team opened its 2005 fall season on a high note Tuesday, finishing in second place with a three-round total of 907 (311-300-296) at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup played at the University of Louisville?s Cardinal Club. The Cats were led by senior Erin Faulkner (Bowling Green, Ky.), who finished the tournament tied for second place with a two-over-par 218 (74-69-75).

Georgia State took home the tournament crown, firing a three-round total of 894 (304-291-299). The Panthers? Lisbeth Meincke claimed the event?s individual title for the second year in a row with a 1-under-par 215 (74-71-70). The Wildcats finished the tournament eight strokes ahead of host Louisville (292-320-303).

Sophomore Elizabeth Dotson (White Bluff, Tenn.) shot a 1-under-par 71 on the tournament?s final day to finish in a tie for sixth place with a three-round 225 (75-79-71), while senior Ali Kicklighter (DeLand, Fla.) finished in a tie for 10th place with a 232 (81-75-76).

Sophomore Beth Felts (Chattanooga, Tenn.) completed play in a tie for 25th place with a 236 (81-81-74) and junior Emily Culbertson (Crestview Hills, Ky.) finished tied for 37th with a three-round 240 (87-77-76). Competing as an individual, junior Katie Johnson (Lexington, Ky.) was 48th with a 246 (85-80-81) to round out the tournament field for the Wildcats.

Kentucky returns to action Oct. 1-2, as it hosts the Wildcat Fall Invitational at the University Club?s Big Blue Course in Lexington. For all of the latest information on Kentucky women?s golf, please log on to ukathletics.com.

 Team Results: Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Relation to Par 1 Georgia State 304 291 299 894 +30 2 Kentucky 311 300 296 907 +43 3 Louisville 292 320 303 915 +51 4 South Florida 307 308 314 929 +65 5 UCF 302 320 317 939 +75 6 East Tenn State 328 305 312 945 +81 7 Marshall 319 314 313 946 +82 8 Coastal Carolina 312 328 313 953 +89 9 Wofford 311 317 330 958 +94 10 Southern Miss 320 320 322 962 +98 11 Cincinnati 330 319 323 972 +108 12 Eastern Kentucky 333 324 319 976 +112 13 James Madison 326 327 332 985 +121 Kentucky Individual Results: Place Name Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Relation to Par T2 Erin Faulkner 74 69 75 218 +2 T6 Elizabeth Dotson 75 79 71 225 +9 T10 Ali Kicklighter 81 75 76 232 +16 T25 Beth Felts 81 81 74 236 +20 T37 Emily Culbertson 87 77 76 240 +24 48 Katie Johnson * 85 80 81 246 +30 * Johnson is competing as an individual in the tournament. Her scores are not reflected in the Kentucky team score. 

 

 

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