STILLWATER, OK – Senior Morgane Metraux completed in a tie for fifth place within the particular person standings, and the Seminole girls’s golf group completed in a tie for 12th place within the group standings as stroke play within the NCAA Division I Ladies’s Golf Championship on the Karsten Creek Golf Membership got here to an in depth. The Seminoles’ completed solely seven strokes out of eighth place which might have superior them into match play within the championship for the primary time at school historical past. The tied 12th place end for Florida State on the NCAA Championship Finals is the second finest at school historical past and is the sixth top-15 end at school historical past.
Head Coach Amy Bond, who led the Seminoles into the NCAA Championship Finals for the school-record third consecutive season, turned the primary coach at school historical past to guide the Seminoles to a few consecutive top-20 nationwide finishes. Florida State completed tied for 12th in 2018, 15th in 2016 and 20th in 2017.
“We gave it a go and we got here up quick,” mentioned Bond. “This group was not speculated to be right here and within the final six weeks they completed second at ACC’s, second within the regional and now tied for 12th within the Nationwide Championship. We didn’t get off to a superb begin at present however battled again and made it shut. I’m so super-proud of this group particularly the seniors (Kim and Morgane Metraux and Kayla Jones) who helped change the face of our program. I’m extraordinarily disillusioned – however not due to how we performed. I couldn’t be extra happy with this group and I’m proud to have had the chance to be their coach.”
FSU performed a powerful fourth spherical after ending the primary three rounds in ninth place and advancing to the fourth spherical. It marked the second time within the final three seasons the Seminoles superior to the fourth spherical of stroke play and have been just one spherical wanting qualifying for match play for the primary time at school historical past.
Morgane Metraux (Lausanne, Switzerland) earned the very best particular person end within the NCAA Championship Finals at school historical past as she carded a four below par rating of 68 within the last spherical and earned a tied for fifth place end. She totaled scores of 70-72-74-70 for a four-round whole of 284. Metraux birdied the ultimate gap of her profession and totaled a team-high six birdie. She and was by no means above par within the last spherical of her collegiate profession.
In incomes the ninth top-five end of her illustrious profession at Florida State, Metraux set private bests for NCAA Championship end and for a four-round NCAA rating. She completed in a tie for 20th place with a 289 rating within the 2016 NCAA Championship Finals.
Senior Kim Metraux (Lausanne Switzerland) completed in a tie for 17th place within the particular person standings with a four over par rating of 76. She totaled three birdies in her last spherical as senior as she earned the 18th top-20 end of her profession. Metraux carded below par scores within the second and third rounds of the championship and earned the very best particular person end and whole rating (289).
NOTES: Florida State participated within the NCAA Championships for the 10th time at school historical past…the Seminoles completed in 14th place in 1991; 14th place in 1992; 18th place in 1994; 13th place in 1999; 19th place in 2003; 19th place in 2004; 16th place in 2006; a school-best 10th place in 2010; 15th place in 2016, tied for 20th in 2017 and tied for 12th in 2018…Florida State is certainly one of three ACC groups that superior to the fourth spherical of the NCAA Championships together with Duke and Louisville…Kim Metraux carded consecutive below par scores within the second and third rounds of the NCAA Championships for the primary time for the reason that second and third rounds of the Fall 2017 Schooner Fall Basic…The 2018 NCAA Tallahassee Regional proved to be one of many hardest of the 4 regional championships this yr – Alabama, Arizona, Florida State, Furman and Washington – all superior to the fourth spherical of stroke play on the NCAA Championships…Wake Forest, who defeated Clemson in a playoff to advance out of the Tallahassee Regional, completed tied for 15th within the NCAA Championships however didn’t advance on a tiebreaker…NCAA Championship Finals Breakdown within the last High 15 – Tallahassee (5 of six), Stanford (4 of six), Madison (three of six), Austin (three of six)…six of the highest seven particular person golfers (Cheyenne Knight, Alabama; Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest; Bianca Pagdanganan, Arizona; Lauren Stephenson, Alabama; Kim Metraux, Florida State and Kristen Gillman, Alabama) after three rounds of play within the NCAA Championship Finals additionally got here from the Tallahassee Regional Championship.
NCAA Championship Finals/Par 72/Might 18-23, 2018
Karsten Creek Golf Membership/Stillwater, Okla./Last Florida State Outcomes
T12/24-Florida State, 301+295+299+298=1,192
T5-Morgane Metraux, 70+72+74+68=284
T17-Kim Metraux, 73+69+71+77=290
T56-Amanda Doherty, 74+77+76+76=303
T76-Kayla Jones, 84+76+78+77=315
T83-Kathleen Sumner, 84+86+80+80=330