UCF Women's Golf Tied For Fifth After Day One Of F

March 30, 2007

Orlando, Fla. ( - The UCF women's golf team is tied for fifth following round one of the Ryder/Florida Women's Collegiate Golf Championship in Miami Lakes, Fla. Freshman Victoria Tomko (Lontzen, Belgium/Bradenton Academy) posted the low round of the day for the Knights on the Par 72, 6,210-yard layout at Don Shula's Golf Club and Resort.

Tomko is tied for fourth with six other golfers after carding a 75 (+3), which was her second best round of the season. Classmate Sara Hurwitch (Potomac Falls, Va./Dominion) is only one shot back and in a tie for 11th after finishing the opening 18 holes with a 76 (+4).

Only two strokes separate fifth from second in the 12-team field, but Florida Southern built a nine-stroke lead after the Lady Moccasins posted a team score of 298 (+10). UCF compiled a team score of 309 (+21) on the opening day and shares fifth Florida International.

Sophomores Stephanie Connelly (Pasadena, Md./The Pendleton School) and Mayule Tomimbang (Kissimmee, Fla./Gateway) both shot 79's (+7) for the Knights and are tied for 28th. Freshman Leight Crosby (Athens, Ga./Oconee) is tied for 36th after posting a score of 81 (+9).

Round two of the three-day tournament is on Saturday.

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Team Leaderboard - (First Round)Rank Team Totals1 Florida Southern 298 (+10)2 USF 307 (+19) Rollins College 307 (+19)4 Lynn University 308 (+20)5 UCF 309 (+21) FIU 309 (+21)7 Bethune-Cookman 312 (+24)8 Miami 318 (+30)9 FAU 320 (+32)10 Stetson 321 (+33)11 Barry 324 (+36)12 Jacksonville 343 (+55)
Individual LeaderboardRank Player (School) Total1 Heather Burgner (Florida Southern) 72 (E)2 Natasha Morgan (Lynn) 73 (+1)3 Laura Fourdraine (Rollins) 74 (+2)4 Victoria Tomko (UCF) 75 (+3) Hagen Weintraub (Miami) 75 (+3) Marie-Pierre Bernier (Rollins) 75 (+3) Becky Dowell (BCC) 75 (+3) Maha Haddioui (Lynn) 75 (+3) Kim Ulander (Florida Southern) 75 (+3) Lindsey Bergeon (Florida Southern) 75 (+3)
UCF Individuals (Place)Victoria Tomko (T4) 75 (+3)Sara Hurwitch (T11) 76 (+4)Stephanie Connelly (T28) 79 (+7)Mayule Tomimbang (T28) 79 (+7)Leigh Crosby (T36) 81 (+9)