Women’s golf tied for fifth after day one at SSCs

Women’s golf tied for fifth after day one at SSCs

SORRENTO, Fla. – Saint Leo women's golf returned to the clubhouse tied for fifth out of nine teams after the first 18 holes of the 2015 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship, Sunday afternoon at the Red Tail Golf Club.

The Lions fired a 307 on day one of the three-day, 54-hole tournament, and are tied with Barry University.

Nova Southeastern sits atop the team leaderboard with a 295, with Lynn University in second place with a 299. Rollins College (300) and Florida Southern (303) are third and fourth respectively.

Freshman Amanda Jakobsson led Saint Leo with a one-over 73 on the par 72, 6,273-yard Red Tail course, and is tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard. Senior Clare Connolly and freshman Vilde Eriksen both carded rounds of 77, and are both among a group of seven golfers tied for 18th overall.

Defending SSC individual champion Marie Coors fired an eight-over 80 on Sunday, and the sophomore is tied for 33rd on the leaderboard.  Junior Kellianne May shot an 83 in the opening round, and is tied for 36th.

Florida Southern's Emily Rymer shot the day's only round under par, posting a two-under 70 to lead the field of 45 golfers. Lynn's Jessica Bradley and Nova Southeastern's Jamie Freedman fired even-par rounds of 72, and were tied for second place.

Saint Leo will begin Monday's second round starting at 9:05 a.m.

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2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship
after Round 1 – 18 holes

Red Tail Golf Club – Sorrento, Fla. (par 72, 6,273 yds.)


Amanda Jakobsson



Vilde Eriksen



Clare Connolly



Marie Coors



Kellianne May




307 (T-5th)