UCF Women's Golf Begins Spring Campaign Against No. 21 Kent State

Jan. 27, 2011

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By Josh Molino
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF women's golf team opens its spring season Saturday, Jan. 29, hosting No. 21 Kent State at RedTail Golf Club in nearby Sorrento. The par 72 course plays 6,301 yards and will be a great warm-up heading into the UCF Challenge Feb. 13-15, also at RedTail.

The dual match has a one-day, 36-hole format which allows the teams to play five squad members and two individuals. The scores of the top-four finishers from each team will combine to become the team total. The Knights are very excited to get back on the course after the long winter break.

"Kent State is a very good team, and we look forward to a weekend of great weather and golf. The team can't wait to get back on the home course. It is important that we start our spring season fast and playing well," UCF head coach Courtney Trimble said.

Sophomore Valentina Fontaine (Santiago, Chile) begins the 2011 season at the No.1 position followed by freshman Kaitlyn Price (Jacksonville Beach, Fla.) at No. 2. Freshman Isabelle Bachtiar (Karlestad, Sweden) will compete for UCF at the No. 3 position, senior Katie Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn.) at No. 4 and sophomore Carolin Pinegger (Marquartstein, Germany) at No. 5. Sophomores Jordyn Hage (Winter Park, Fla.) and Sunny Harris (Pensacola, Fla.) will compete as individuals for UCF.

"We hope to get good performances from top to bottom this weekend and redeem ourselves from the fall season. Everyone has worked hard over the break and now it is time to step up and post good rounds," Trimble said.