Coors in fourth to pace Lions at Flagler WGI

Coors in fourth to pace Lions at Flagler WGI
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Saint Leo junior Marie Coors fired a three-over 75 to pace the Lions in Sunday's first day of competition at the Flagler College World Golf Invitational.

Fifth-ranked Saint Leo finished the first round 10th out of 18 teams competing in the event. The Lions carded a team total of 324 on the par 72, 6.070-yard World Golf Village Slammer & Squire Course, and were 23 strokes off the pace at the end of the day. No. 3 Florida Tech sits atop the leaderboard with a 301.

Coors finished the day tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard. She birdied holes 2 and 10, and was a par through 16, but double-bogeyed 17 and bogeyed 18 to finish her round.

Newcomer Sabrina Rumbaugh was second among Saint Leo entries in the tournament with a 10-over 82, and was tied for 46th. Sophomore Amanda Jakobsson carded an 11-over 83 and finished the day tied for 56th in the field, while sophomore Vilde Eriksen shot a 12-over 84 and was tied for 59th.

Freshman Mao Young rounded the out the Saint Leo five with an 87, and was 15 strokes off the pace and tied for 73rd.

Keiser University's Elsa Westin leads the field of 96 golfers through 18 holes with an even-par 72, followed by Florida Tech's Brittany LaPadula with a 73. Keiser is in second place after the first 18 holes with a 19-over 307, with Barry University in third place with a 308.

Saint Leo will begin Monday's second round at the WGI off hole 10 starting at 9:33 a.m. with Young, followed by Eriksen, Jakobsson, Rumbaugh, and Coors.

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