Women's Golf Falls to Ninth After Day 2 of NCAA Fall Preview

Women's Golf Falls to Ninth After Day 2 of NCAA Fall Preview

DAYTONA, Fla. – After day two of the NCAA Fall Preview, the Saint Leo women's golf team fell to ninth place after shooting a 319 at the Legends Golf Course at LPGA International Golf Club in Daytona, Fla. The Lions sit 20 strokes behind first-place Lynn, yet only eight strokes out of second place Barry. The Lions are one stroke behind Dallas Baptist University and Newberry College, who are currently tied for eighth place.

"Today was disappointing," said head coach Erika Brennan. "We struggled around the greens as a whole and we made some mental mistakes, as well. We worked out the kinks post-round, and we are optimistic heading into the final round. The scores are so bunched together that it's still wide open for us to move up significantly. The focus tomorrow is to execute around the greens and to play with confidence."

Lauren Petty led all Lions on the day as she carded a 77 in only her second round for the Green and Gold.  Not far behind was Clare Connolly, who fired a 79 and currently sits in 10th place overall.  Ragna Olafsdottir shaved five strokes off her first round score, carding an 80 in the second round. Laura Huertas and Heather Petronis rounded out the Lions scorecard as both shot an 83 for the day. 

The Lions get back in action tomorrow morning in the final round of the tournament.

Click here to view the photo gallery of the trip to Daytona. 

Tomorrow's tee times are as follows:

Tee #10 - Ragna Olafsdottir: 8:00 a.m.

Tee #10 - Heather Petronis: 8:10 a.m.

Tee #10 - Laura Huertas: 8:20 a.m.

Tee #10 - Lauren Petty: 8:30 a.m.

Tee #10- Clare Connolly: 8:40 a.m.


Day 2 results are listed below:

Team Results
Team Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Total
Lynn 305 301   606
Barry 305 313   618
Florida Tech 309 312   621
Central Oklahoma 307 315   622
Florida Southern 308 315   623
West Florida 313 311   624
Dallas Baptist 312 313   625
Newberry College 318 307   625
Saint Leo 307 319   626
Academy of Art 320 315   635
Ashland 325 320   645
West Texas A&M 331 328   659
Belmont Abbey 344 354   698


Individual Results
10 Clare Connolly 74 79   153
T18 Lauren Petty 78 77


T33 Laura Huertas 77 83   160
T39 Heather Petronis 78 83   161
T48 Ragna Olafsdottir 85 80   165
  TOTAL 307 319   626


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