Women’s golf places second at Mimosa Hills

Women’s golf places second at Mimosa Hills

MORGANTON, N.C. – Saint Leo women's golf carded a second round score of 303 at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate golf tournament on Monday – four strokes off Sunday's first round, and leaving the Lions second on the team leaderboard behind host Appalachian State.

Saint Leo finished with a 602 over the two-day, 36-hole tournament, at the par 72, 6,009-yard Mimosa Hill Golf and Country Club course, two shots behind Appalachian State with a score of 600.

Charleston Southern shot a 604 for the tournament to finish third, while Western Carolina was fourth with a 606.

Sophomore Marie Coors was Saint Leo's top finisher on the individual leaderboard. After firing a 71 on Sunday, Coors posted a five-over 77 in Monday's second round to finish tied for fourth overall.

Senior Clare Connolly matched her 75 from the previous day for a two-day tally of 150, and was tied for 10th on the leaderboard. Freshman Vilde Eriksen carded a 74 on Monday and 151 for the tournament, and was tied for 13th.

Freshman Amanda Jakobsson posted a 153 for the tournament and was tied for 17th, while senior Lauren Petty took three strokes off her first round score with a second round of 81. She shot a 165 for the tournament.

Winthrop's Jennifer Dilger took individual medalist honors at the mostly Division I event, firing a 71 on Monday to go with her 73 from the day before to finish with an even-par 144.

The Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate served as Saint Leo's final tune up for the upcoming 2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship, which begins play on Sunday, April 12, in Sorrento, Fla.

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Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate - Final

Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club – Morganton, N.C.
(par 72, 6009 yds, 73.5 rating)


Marie Coors

71-77 =148


Clare Connolly

75-75 = 150


Vilde Eriksen

777-74 = 151


Amanda Jakobsson

76-77 = 153


Lauren Petty

84-81 = 165