Lions Finish Lady Moc Invitational in 11th

Lions Finish Lady Moc Invitational in 11th

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's golf team concluded the Lady Moc Invitational with an 11th-place finish on Tuesday afternoon at the par-72, 6255-yard Eaglebrook Golf Course in Lakeland, Fla.  Laura Huertas led the Lions with a 24th-place finish, after firing a nine-over 81 in the third and final round.

Seminole State took home the top team finish, concluding the two day event with a 49-over 913 after pulling in scores of 306, 307, and rebounding on the final day to fire a 12-over 300.  Florida Southern finished two strokes behind Seminole State in second, while Nova Southeastern took home third with a 58-over 922 after three rounds (323-299-300—922).  Seminole State's Elia Folch Sola led the individual leaderboard with a final score of three-over 219. 

Huertas finished with a 20-over 236 (81-74-81—236).  The Bogota, Columbia native finished in a five-way tie for 24th in the individual standings, and took home the top spot for the Lions.

Clare Connolly carded a 24-over 240, pulling in scores of six-over 78 in the opening round, 10-over 82 in round two, and eight-over 80 in the final round.

Ragna Olafsdottir finished one stroke behind Connolly, finishing the event a 25-over 241 (81-80-80—241).  Sophomore Heather Petronis matched Olafsdottir's mark of 241 (77-84-80—241), good for a 41st place finish overall.

Tricia Maloney earned an 50th-place spot on the individual rankings, improving in each round to finish the event with an eight-over 80 on the final day for a final score of 29-over 245 (83-82-80—245).

Goeun Lee rounded out the squad, finishing with a 30-over 246 (78-82-86—246).

The Lions return to action on March 5, when they tee off at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational, hosted by Rollins College.  For the latest news, updates, and information on the Saint Leo women's golf team, visit