News & ToursNovember 5, 2010

Collegians wrap up Futures Tour Q school

Brian Westerholt / Sports On Fil

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Competitors at this week's Futures Tour Qualifying School won't know until after the conclusion of LPGA Q school just how many people earned full Futures Tour cards yesterday after the final round of play at Lake Region Yacht & Club in Winter Haven, Fla., but a handful of collegians look like they've secured a potential place to play come next summer after the end of the 2010-11 college season.

That's certainly the case for Wake Forest senior Natalie Sheary, who shot a final-round 70 to secure medalist honors with a nine-under 279, four strokes better than Jackie Barenborg.

"There's a bunch of college players out here this week, plus two of my current teammates at Wake [Michelle Shin and Allie Bodemann], so I felt really comfortable," said Sheary, (right) a religion major, who wrote a college paper this week on Islam and was studying for a Monday test on Buddhism.

Here is a look at how some other college player fared this past week in Winter Haven. Biggest surprise might have been Megan McChrystal, who has a 66.5 final round stroke average for LSU this fall but shot a final-round 77 in windy conditions Friday.

Lizette Sales, USC, T-5 (one-under 287)

Sara Maude Juneau, Louisville, T-5 (one-under 287)

Aimee Neff, Michigan State, T-16 (three-over 291)

Macarena Silva, Florida State, T-16 (three-over 291)__

Victoria Park__, Oklahoma State, T-16 (three-over 291)

Michelle Shin, Wake Forest, T-21 (four-over 292)

Karlin Beck, Auburn, T-26 (five-over 293)

Janine Fellows, Tulane, T-32 (six-over 294)

Megan McChrystal, LSU, T-37 (seven-over 295)

Alex Buelow, Stetson, T-55 (10-over 298)

Stefanie Kenoyer, Furman, T-73 (13-over 301)

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