Women's golf wraps up fall with third at Flagler Fall Slam

Women's golf wraps up fall with third at Flagler Fall Slam

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Saint Leo women's golf sophomore Amanda Jakobsson shot a two-under 142 for the tournament and finished tied for second overall following Tuesday's final round of the Flagler Fall Slam, held at the Marsh Creek Country Club on Anastasia Island.

Jakobsson carded a one-over 73 on Tuesday to go with Monday's round of 69, and was tied on the final leaderboard with Barry golfers Maria Paola Fiorio and Tilda Larsson.

Overall, the Lions finished third out of 18 teams on the team leaderboard in the final event of their Fall 2015 slate.

THE LOW DOWN

  • Jakobsson was four strokes off the pace set by Florida Tech's Guro Rambjoer, who shot a two-under 70 on Tuesday and posted a six-under 138 for the tournament.
  • Junior Marie Coors jumped 10 spots up the leaderboard on Tuesday and finished tied for 11th individually. Coors fired a one-over 73 on Tuesday, and completed the 36-hole tournament with a four-over 148.
  • Sophomore Vilde Eriksen was tied for 17th overall after carding a five-over 149 for the tournament. She posted a one-over 73 on Tuesday, rebounding from a round of 76 on Monday, and moved six spots up the leaderboard.
  • Junior Minta Yin had the most dramatic movement on Tuesday's leaderboard, after scoring a one-over 73 in Tuesday's final round. Yin carded an 84 on Monday and began the day 76th overall; she finished with a 13-over 157 for the tournament, and climbed into a tie for 47th on the individual leaderboard.
  • Freshman Mao Young finished the day with a 12-over 84, and was tied for 70th with a 163 for the 36-hole event.
  • Playing as an individual, freshman Alex Velez matched Monday's effort with an eight-over 80, and posted a 160 (+16) for the tournament.

THE REST OF THE FIELD

  • Barry University edged out Florida Tech on Tuesday for the team title, with three competitors among the top five. Barry posted a two-day score of 574 (-2), with Florida Tech ending up third at 575 (-1). Saint Leo was well back in third at 591 (+15), followed by Montevallo (596, +20) and Seminole State College (597, +21).
  • Florida Tech leads the field of 18 teams with a one-under 287, with three golfers among the top eight – Rambjoer, Cornforth, and Felicia Leftinger (E, 72).
  • Montevallo trails Florida Tech by four strokes with a three-over 291, while Barry University is third with a five-over 293.
  • Following the Lions are Flagler (+12, 300), Armstrong State (+13, 301), and California Baptist (+16, 304).

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