Women’s golf finishes sixth at SSC Championship

Women’s golf finishes sixth at SSC Championship

SORRENTO, Fla. – Saint Leo women's golf carded a 308 (+20) in the final round and finished sixth overall at the 2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship, which concluded Tuesday at the Red Tail Golf Club.

The Lions tallied a 917 (+53) for the tournament – just one shot behind fifth-place Florida Southern with a 916 (+52).

Barry won the SSC title with a two-under 286 in Tuesday's final round, posting an 897 (+33) and finishing one stroke ahead of Rollins and Lynn who were tied for second place with an 898 (+34).

Nova Southeastern was one stroke further back with an 899 (+35), and was fourth on the team leaderboard.

Freshman Amanda Jakobsson fired a 74 in Tuesday's final round, and was tied for fifth on the individual leaderboard with a three-day total of 224 (+8).

Fellow freshman Vilde Eriksen was tied for 18th overall with a 229 (+13), after carding a 77 on Tuesday on the par 72, 6,225-yard Red Tail course.

Sophomore Marie Coors, junior Kellianne May, and senior Clare Connolly placed consecutively on the individual leaderboard, in 27th-28th-29th positions. Coors shot a 79 on Tuesday and posted a 234 (+18) for the tournament, while May posted a 236 (+20) for the tournament after carding a 78 in the final round. Connolly fired an 80 over the final 18 holes and had a three-day total of 237 (+21).

Barry's Nicole Ferre was the individual medalist with a tournament total of 215 (-1), after firing a three-under 69 on Tuesday. Ferre bested Florida Southern's Emily Rymer by one stroke, after Rymer shot a 74 in the final round and 216 (E) for the tournament.

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2015 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship
Final – 54 holes

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


Amanda Jakobsson

73-77-74 = 224


Vilde Eriksen

77-75-77 = 229


Marie Coors

80-75-79 = 234


Kellianne May

83-75-78 = 236


Clare Connolly

77-80-80 = 237



917 (6th)