Women’s golf heads to NSU Guy Harvey Invitational

Women’s golf heads to NSU Guy Harvey Invitational

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- The 11th-ranked Saint Leo women's golf team will try to follow up on their success at the Lander Lady Bearcat Invitational when they take to the links on Monday for the Nova Southeastern University Guy Harvey Invitational.

The 36-hole tournament will be played on the par 72, 6,163-yard Arnold Palmer course at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., with 18 holes each day.

There are 18 teams in the field for this season's Guy Harvey Invitational, including nine teams ranked among the top 25 in Division II women's golf. No. 4 Nova Southeastern, the host team for the Guy Harvey Invitational, headlines the field, and are joined by three other ranked teams from the Sunshine State Conference: No. 5 Barry, No. 9 Rollins, and No. 12 Lynn.

Other ranked teams participating include No. 10 Cal Baptist, No. 13 Armstrong State, No. 19 West Florida, and No. 22 Indianapolis.

The Lions are paced by sophomore Marie Coors, who averaged 74.5 strokes over two rounds at the Lander Lady Bearcat Invitational in Bluffton, S.C.  Saint Leo won the tournament after shooting 297 on the second day, paced by senior Clare Connolly's one-over 73.

Coors enters the tournament averaging 75.2 strokes per round, followed closely by Connolly's 76.8 stroke average. Freshman Vilde Eriksen and senior Lauren Petty are averaging 77.0 and 77.8 strokes respectively, while junior Kellianne May enters the Guy Harvey Invitational averaging 79.2 strokes.

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