Lions finish fifth at Flagler’s World Golf Invitational

Lions finish fifth at Flagler’s World Golf Invitational

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Saint Leo freshman Amanda Jakobsson fired a 77 in Monday's second round at the Flagler College World Golf Invitational, leading the Lions to a fifth place team finish in the 17-team event.

The Lions carded a 308 over Monday's 18 holes on the par 72, 6,011-yard World Golf Resort Slammer & Squire course, to finish with a two-day tally of 605. Saint Leo carded a 297 in Sunday's opening round.

Defending champion and fourth-ranked Lynn University retained its World Golf Invitational championship after the Fighting Knights shot a 284 on Monday to finish with a tournament record 584. Host Flagler was second with a 595, while 12th-ranked Barry was in third place with a two-day total of 602.

Top-ranked Florida Tech was one stroke ahead of the Lions in fourth place, shooting a 293 on Monday for a combined 604 for the tournament.

Jakobsson was tied for 10th on the individual leaderboard with a 149, after firing a five-over 77 on Monday. Sophomore Marie Coors also shot a 77 on Monday, completing the tournament with a six-over 150.

Senior Clare Connolly and freshman Vilde Eriksen carded identical rounds of 77, and were among a group of 11 tied for 26th overall with a two-day tally of 153. Junior Kellianne May completed the 36 holes with a 78 on Monday, and a 160 for the tournament.

Lynn's Jessica Bradley was the individual medalist with a two-day score of 143 (-1), after shooting a tournament record 68 on Monday. The Fighting Knights' Samantha Smolen was second overall with an even-par 144, while Florida Tech's Felicia Leftinger was third overall with a 145.

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