Seminole State golfers qualify for nationals
Friday, May 7, 2010
Kendall Litton Jensen
The 2009-10 Raider women's golf team. From left: Kalin Merkley, Victoria Seenath, Breanna White, Amanda Morse, Jessica Wolchick, Ellen Smith, Fabys Barreto, Kristin Galek and Heather Pearson.
Four Raider golfers will represent Seminole State College at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women's Golf Championship, taking place May 17-20 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach.
Fabys Barreto, Jessica Wolchick, Victoria Seenath and Kristin Galek clinched a spot in the tournament after finishing in the top 10 of the NJCAA Region VIII Qualifier in April. Barreto, a sophomore from Venezuela, led the team with a two-round score of 160 and a seventh-place finish. Wolchick, a sophomore from Rockledge, and Seenath, a sophomore from Canada, tied for eighth with scores of 164. Galek, a freshman from Englewood, rounded out the top 10 with a score of 165.
The Raiders, who are ranked fifth in the nation, came in second overall with a team score of 658. Region VIII champion Daytona State College had a score of 584.
Last year, Seminole State finished third in its NJCAA national championship debut.
For more information on the Raider golf program, visit Seminole State's women's golf home page.
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