FORT MYERS, Florida. – The FGCU Women’s Golf Team returns to action Monday and Tuesday, March 14-15 at the Spring Break Shootout at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.
The Eagles will serve as co-hosts of the event alongside Western Kentucky with a total of 15 teams on the field. Live scores will be available via www.GolfStats.com.
Laura Edmonds leads FGCU with an average of 72.72 over six tournaments. She had six rounds this year at par or better with a pair of second places.
Anouk Casty and Haley Yerxa posted rating averages of 75.80 and 74.00 over the year. Yerxa has a win on the season with a third-place finish.
Also on the program Posie Farrelly and Sophie Warren. Josephine Bertelsen and Molly Murray will participate as individuals in the tournament.
Spring Break Shootout – March 13-15
Dade City, Florida – Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club
1 – Laura Edmonds
2 – Anouk Casty
3 – Haley Yerxa
4 – Posie Farrelly
5 – Sophie Warren
Individual – JoJo Bertelsen
Individual – Molly Murray
#223 Ball Condition
#166 Morehead State
#182 Saint John
#121 Western Kentucky
For complete coverage of the women’s golf program, follow the Eagles on Twitter and Instagram at @FGCU_WGOLF, on Facebook at /fgcuwgolf and online at www.FGCUathletics.com. You can also sign up to receive news about FGCU women’s golf or other programs directly to your inbox by visiting www.fgcuathletics.com/email.
IT NEEDS A TEAM to achieve our most recent goal – a $10 million campaign to address the needs of student-athletes for continued academic success, life skills, mental health, nutrition, strength and conditioning as well as needs of the department for expansion and improvement of facilities as well as mentoring and leadership training for coaches and staff. The name embodies our mission and the goal of the EAGLE – Eagle Athletics Generating Lifetime Excellence campaign. Join our team and commit your donation today to help the Eagles of tomorrow!
Since the resumption of the program in 2011, Sarah Trew guided the Eagles to 46 top-five finishes, including 34 over the past six seasons. On top of that, she led the program to a pair of second-place finishes in the ASUN Championship in 2016, 2017, and 2019, signifying the program’s top finishes. the story. She was named ASUN Coach of the Year in 2015-16 and guided the FGCU to some of its best statistical seasons in program history.
FGCU Athletics sponsors events in November and April to benefit the FGCU Campus Food Pantry (www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry) and the Harry Chapin Food Bank (www.harrychapinfoodbank.org), FGCU Athletics’ charities of choice. For more information, including how to contribute, please visit www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry and use the hashtag #FeedFGCU to help raise awareness.
ABOUT THE FGCU
FGCU teams have combined to win an incredible 90 conference regular season and tournament titles in just 14+ seasons at the Division I level. Additionally, in just 10 seasons of DI playoff eligibility, the Eagles have brought together 44 teams or individuals competing in NCAA championships. Eight FGCU programs have placed in the top 25 nationally in their respective sports, including women’s basketball (#20, 2021-22), beach volleyball (#20, 2022) and men’s soccer (2018, 2019) and women’s football. (2018) as three of the most recent. In 2016-17, the Vert et Bleu posted the department’s best sixth place finish in the DI-AAA Learfield Directors’ Cup and top 100 nationally, ahead of several Power-5 and FBS institutions. In 2018-19, the Eagles had an ASUN and Florida State’s top seven teams won the NCAA Public Recognition Award for their rate of academic progression in their sport. FGCU also collectively achieved a record 3.50 classroom GPA in the fall 2020 semester and outperformed the general undergraduate college population for 25 consecutive semesters. The past five semesters (Fall 2019 – Fall 2021) have each seen another milestone reached as all 15 programs achieved a team GPA of 3.0 or higher in each. The Eagles also served an all-time high of 7,200 volunteer hours in 2017 – being recognized as one of two finalists for the inaugural NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl.