Women’s golf just six strokes off the pace at SSCs

Women’s golf just six strokes off the pace at SSCs

SORRENTO, Fla. – Saint Leo women's golf completed Monday's second round of the 2015 Sunshine State Conference Championship in sole possession of fifth place, and was the only team among the top five to show improvement over its first round score at the Red Tail Golf Club.

The Lions carded a team round of 302, five strokes better than the 307 turned in during Sunday's first round.

Three Lions posted rounds of 75 (+3) on the 6,273-yard Red Tail course.

Freshman Vilde Eriksen's 75 allowed her to jump up to 13th on the individual leaderboard, with a two-day total of 152. Sophomore Marie Coors also fired a 75, and had the biggest move among the five Saint Leo golfers in the event; she climbed into a tie for 22nd with a score of 155. Junior Kellianne May also carded a 75, and moved into a tie for 29th with a two-day score of 158.

Freshman Amanda Jakobsson continued to lead Saint Leo through day two, firing a 77 on Monday to head into the final round tied for seventh with a 150.

Senior Clare Connolly posted a round of 80 on Monday, and is tied for 25th on the leaderboard with a two-day score of 157.

Florida Southern's leads the field with a two-under 142 for the tournament, after shooting an even-par 72 on Monday. Barry's Nicole Ferre shot the day's only sub-par round, carding a two-under 70 to move into second place with a two-over 146 for the tournament. Rollins' Hally Leadbetter is in third place with a three-over 147.

Only eight strokes separate the top six teams in the tournament. Rollins College and Nova Southeastern are tied atop the leaderboard with a 603, while Lynn holds down third place just two strokes off the pace. Fourth-place Florida Southern is three strokes off the lead with a 606.

Play concludes on Tuesday at Red Tail Golf Club, with Saint Leo teeing off starting at 9:05 a.m.

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2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship
after Round 2 – 36 holes

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


Amanda Jakobsson

73-77 = 150


Vilde Eriksen

77-75 = 152


Marie Coors

80-75 = 155


Clare Connolly

77-80 = 157


Kellianne May

83-75 = 158



609 (5th)