Women's Golf Heads to Kentucky for Bettie Lou Invitational

Sept. 29, 2011

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By Becca Hurley

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF women's golf team is no stranger to the Bettie Lou Invitational, turning in a card just five strokes shy of first place in 2009. The team heads back to Kentucky for a weekend of golf, with the tournament starting Friday through Sunday. The 27th annual Bettie Lou Invitational, hosted by Kentucky, will be played at the University Club of Kentucky.

One of 16 teams competing, the Knights are hoping to bring home a win on the par-72 course totaling 6,360 yards.

Other Florida schools participating in the invitational include Miami and Florida Southern. The competition to beat will be Kentucky, who is currently ranked 16th in the nation, and has two individuals ranked in the top-50 as well.

The Knights' lineup includes freshman Monifa Sealy (Glencoe, Trinidad and Tobago) playing at No. 1 after finishing in the top-50 with a 232 at the Dale McNamara Invitational. Playing at No. 2 will be sophomore Kaitlyn Price (Jacksonville Beach, Fla.). Fresh off her top-20 finish two weeks ago, freshman Katie Mitchell (Fernandina Beach, Fla.) will play at No. 3. Rounding out the lineup for the Knights junior Carolin Pinegger (Marquartstein, Germany) will play at No. 4 and junior Valentina Fontaine (Santiago, Chile) at no. 5.

In addition to representing the team, Valentina Fontaine will play as an individual along with Robyn Doig.