Coors pacing women’s golf at Ross Resorts Invitational

Coors pacing women’s golf at Ross Resorts Invitational

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – Saint Leo women's golf battled its way to 10th place after the first two rounds of the Rollins College Ross Resorts Invitational, held Monday at the Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club.

Junior Marie Coors paced the Lions with a 158 (+14) through 36 holes, and was tied for 16th overall out of 81 competitors. Coors fired a 79 in each of her two rounds on Monday at the par 72, 6171-yard Mid Pines course, and was the only Saint Leo golfer to finish among the top 20.

Sophomore Amanda Jakobsson was tied for 29th on the leaderboard after two rounds with 160 (+16). Fellow sophomore Vilde Eriksen was seven shots back at 167 (+23), and tied for 53rd overall, while senior Kellianne May posted a 169 (+25) on the day and was tied for 62nd.

Junior Minta Yin rounded out the Saint Leo team, recording a 174 (+30) and finishing tied for 74th.

Carson-Newman's Elizabeth England and Rollins' Momo Sakuragi jointly sit atop the leaderboard after day one with a 150 (+6), with Barry's Nicole Ferre and Rollins' Hally Leadbetter both one stroke off the pace.

Rollins leads the field of 14 teams with a team total of 616 (+40), with Barry University trailing by four strokes. The University of West Florida is in third place with a 626 (+50).

Play continues on Tuesday with the third and final round of the Ross Resorts Invitational.

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