March 19, 2012

Hole in One from Olafsdottir Helps Lions Climb to Second after Day Two of C&F Bank Invitational

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Ragna Olafsdottir sunk a hole in one on the fifth, helping the Saint Leo University women's golf team climb one run to finish day two of the C&F Bank Invitational in second place at the 6,097 yard, Par 71 River Course at Kingsmill Resort hosted by William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

The Lions improved two strokes to fire a 22-over 306, combining for a two round total of 308-306—614.  Behind Saint Leo's 46-over 614 total, Boston College carded a two day total of 49-over 617, climbing from fifth to third on day two.

Olafsdottir used a seven iron on the 149-yard fifth hole to sink her shot from the tee.  On the day, the Hafnarfjordur, Iceland native carded a seven-over 78, combining her two round total for a 13-over 155, good for 22nd place.

Leading the Lions after two rounds is Clare Connolly, who remains in sixth after a carding a nine-over 151 after two rounds.  Connolly gained one stroke on day two, turning in a score of five-over 76.

Laura Huertas rebounded in a big way from her day one score of eight-over 79, improving six strokes to card a two-over 73 and climbing from 28th to eighth place in the player standings.

Heather Petronis fired a day two total of eight-over 79, earning a two round total of 14-over 156, which placed her in 24th entering into the final day.

Goeun Lee rounded out the squad with a four stroke improvement, carding an eight-over 79 in the second round for a two day score of 20-over 162.

The Lions return to action on Tuesday, March 20, when they participate in the final day of the C&F Bank Invitational hosted by the College of William & Mary.  Fans can catch all of the action live by visiting saintleolions.com.