UCF's Connelly Wins NorthShore Shootout Playoff To Capture Medalist Honors

Oct. 23, 2007

Orlando, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Junior Stephanie Connelly (Pasadena, Md./The Pendleton School) erased a three-shot deficit in the final round of the NorthShore Shootout and won a two-hole playoff with teammate Liz Alger (Tequesta, Fla./Batt Private School) to capture medalist honors at the three-round event.

Connelly carded a final round 75 (+3) and made par on the second playoff hole to rally for her first individual title as a Knight. Alger, who led the tournament after the first and second rounds, posted a 78 (+6) in the final round as both players finished 54 holes with a three-round score of 223 (+7).

Freshman Katie Detlefsen gave the Knights a trio of the top four finishers as she tied for fourth in the event with Bethune Cookman's Becky Dowell. That duo finished the three-day event at the NorthShore Golf and Country Club with a score of 237 (+21). Dowell's Wildcat teammate Fern Grimshaw took third, posting the second best score of the final round with a 77 (+5).

The UCF women's golf team returns to their fall team schedule on Friday at the UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate in Tuscaloosa. The three-round event concludes on Sunday.

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Individual Standings1. *Stephanie Connelly (UCF) 77-71-75 = 223 (+7) Liz Alger (UCF) 71-74-78 = 223 (+7)3. Fern Grimshaw (BCU) 72-82-77 = 231 (+15)4. Katie Detlefsen (UCF) 76-81-80 = 237 (+21) Becky Dowell (BCU) 74-78-85 = 237 (+21)6. Brittany Nelson (UF) 81-78-79 = 238 (+22)7. Emma Tayler (BCU) 80-81-81 = 241 (+25)8. Nicole Schachner (UF) 84-78-81 = 243 (+27)9. Annabel Silk (UCF) 79-84-82 = 245 (+29)10. Laura Erzisnisk (UF) 84-82-80 = 246 (+30)* won the event in a two-hole playoff="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="http:> -UCF-