Lions in ninth after two rounds at Lady Moc Classic

Lions in ninth after two rounds at Lady Moc Classic

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Saint Leo women's golf returned to the clubhouse in ninth place out of 18 teams after the first two rounds of the Florida Southern College Lady Moc Classic, which began play Monday at the Grasslands Golf & Country Club.

The Lions fired a 310 in Monday's first round and a 306 in the second round on the par 72, 6,085-yard Grasslands course, and finished the day at 40-over.

Rollins College ended the day atop the leaderboard with a 602 (+26), followed by Barry at 605 (+29), and third-place Seminole State College with a 607 (+11).

Junior Marie Coors paced Saint Leo through the first 36 holes with an eight-over 152, and was tied for 16th in the 94-person field. Junior Amanda Jakobsson completed her two rounds tied for 30th after carding a total of 155 (+11).

The Lions' remaining three entries in the Lady Moc Classic were clumped in the middle of the field. Juniors Vilde Eriksen and Sabrina Rumbaugh were both tied for 41st overall with a 13-over 157, while senior Kellianne May was one stroke off that pace with a 36-hole tally of 158. May was tied for 51st on the individual leaderboard.

Jakobsson recorded the Lions' lowest round of the day with a 74 on her second 18 holes.

Lynn University's Jenny Ayala is atop the individual leaderboard heading into the final round with an even-par 144, after carding a pair of rounds of 72. Barry's Nicole Ferre fired a 72 and 73 and is second with a one-over 145, while Seminole State's Nichada Satasuk was third with a four-over 148.

The third and final round of the Lady Moc Classic takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 23, with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m.

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