May 2014

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35 Sophomore Briana Midkiff (T-44th), freshman Allison Lindley (T-49th), sophomore Amy Ihm (T-61st) and junior Shelby Phillips (67th) all return next season as do juniors Nicole Rae and Jessie Jordan. e 2014 Hawkeyes showed potential throughout the season, highlighted by firing an 877 (+13) to establish a new 54-hole school record at the Westbrook Invitational on Feb. 23-24. e previous record was set at the Westbrook Invitational in 2012 when the team shot an 879. e Hawkeyes' 36-hole score of 585 is good for third overall in Iowa history, and their 18-hole score of 291 ties for fih. With the 2013-14 campaign in the books, the Hawkeyes shi their focus to 2014-15. "I am excited about the portion of our roster that returns when we begin preparation for the fall season," said Menzel following the Big Ten Championships, which will be aired as a tape- delayed broadcast on May 7 at 6 p.m. (CT) on BTN. "We gained a ton of experience this spring, and this team is ready to work hard over the summer and win some tournaments next fall." School Record Highlights 2013-14 By PATRICK SOJKA T he University of Iowa women's golf team concluded its 2014 season at the Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind., on April 27. e Hawkeyes carded a 306 (+18) in the final round at the award-winning Pete Dye Course. Iowa's 54-hole score of 926 (+62) was good for ninth place. "e team played hard this week," said UI head coach Megan Menzel. "Karly (Grouwinkel) had a solid Big Ten Tournament, and it was great to see her play so well." In her final round as a Hawkeye, UI senior Karly Grouwinkel recorded her tournament best and matched her season-best 18-hole performance with a 73 (+1). Grouwinkel's 54-hole score of 228 (+12) tied for 13th place on the leaderboard, marking her third top-20 finish of the year. "I wanted to go out and post a good final round," said Grouwinkel. "I could not have asked for a better day today. I ended my golf career on a high note." Freshman Jessie Sindlinger tied for 23rd. Sindlinger fired a 76 (+4) during the final round for a 54-hole total of 231 (+15).

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