FORT MYERS, FL. – The FGCU women’s golf team returns Monday and Tuesday, March 14 and 15 in the Spring Break Shootout at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.
The Eagles will co-host the event alongside Western Kentucky with a total of 15 teams in the field. Live scoring will be available via www.GolfStats.com.
Laura Edmonds leads FGCU through six tournaments with a point average of 72.72. She had six rounds with par or better and two second places this year.
Anuk Casty and Haley Yerxa have achieved an annual average of 75.80 and 74.00 points. Yerxa won the season and finished third.
Also in the lineup will be Posie Farrelly and Sophia Waren. Josephine Bertelsen and Molly Murray will participate in the tournament as individuals.
Spring Break Shootout – 13th-15th March
Dade City, Florida – Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club
1 – Laura Edmonds
2 – Anuk Casty
3 – Haley Yerxa
4 – Posie Farrelly
5 – Sophia Waren
Individual – JoJo Bertelsen
Singles – Molly Murray
#223 Ball condition
State of Daytona
#166 Morehead State
#182 St. John’s
#121 Western Kentucky
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Since taking over the program in 2011 Sarah Trew has led the Eagles to 46 top-five finishes, including 34 in the last six seasons. In addition, she led the program to two ASUN Championship runners-up finishes in 2016, 2017 and 2019, marking the best results in the program Story. She was named ASUN Coach of the Year in 2015-16 and has led FGCU to some of the best statistical seasons in program history.
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FGCU teams have collectively won an incredible 90 regular conference season and tournament titles in just 14+ seasons at the Division I level. Additionally, in just 10 seasons of DI postseason eligibility, the Eagles have contested a total of 44 teams or individuals in NCAA championships. Eight FGCU programs have earned a national top-25 ranking in their respective sports — including women’s basketball (No. 20, 2021-22), beach volleyball (No. 20, 2022), and both men’s soccer (2018, 2019) and women’s soccer ( 2018) as three of the youngest. In 2016-17, the Greens and Blues finished in the division’s best sixth place finish in the DI-AAA Learfield Directors’ Cup and made the top-100 nationally, ahead of several Power-5 and FBS institutions. In 2018-19, the Eagles had the top seven teams from ASUN and Florida to earn the NCAA’s Public Recognition Award for their rate of academic progress in their sport. FGCU also achieved a combined record 3.50 GPA in the classroom for the Fall 2020 semester and has surpassed the university’s general student population for 25 consecutive semesters. In each of the last five semesters (Fall 2019 – Fall 2021) another milestone was reached as all 15 programs each achieved a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Eagles also contributed an all-time high of 7,200 volunteer hours in 2017 and were recognized as one of two runners-up for the inaugural NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl.