Women's Golf
WG opens season at Central District

Feb. 19, 2012

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The fifth-ranked Vanderbilt women's golf team opens its spring season this Monday and Tuesday at the Central District Invitational in Tampa, Fla., in an event hosted by Michigan State University.  The host course will be the River Wilderness Country Club, which will play as a par 72, 6,099-yard set up.

The Commodores will play 36 holes on Monday of the 54-hole tournament, and the final 18 holes will take place on Tuesday.

Playing for the Commodores

Senior Marina Alex, juniors Lauren Stratton and Anna Leigh Keith, sophomore Rene Sobolewski, and freshman Kendall Martindale will tee it up for Vanderbilt this week.

In the latest Golfweek individual rankings, Stratton is ranked third in the nation and Alex is ranked 10th.  Stratton posted a 70.8 stroke average in fall competition, while Alex posted a 71.5 average.

The Field
Coastal Carolina, Indiana, Iowa State, Kent State, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, North Carolina, Northwestern, Ohio State, Oklahoma, TCU, and UCF will join the Commodores in Tampa.

Twelve teams are ranked in the top 50 in the latest Golfworld Coaches Poll, and all 15 of the participating teams are in the top 100.

Greg Allen Quote
"It's been almost four months since we've played in a tournament, so we're ready to get the spring season underway. The girls have worked extremely hard during the offseason and have gotten mentally and physically stronger. We've have some really quality practices and I'm seeing a very relaxed and confident team that's ready to take this program to a new level."



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