Women’s golf in second after 36 holes at SSC tourney

Women’s golf in second after 36 holes at SSC tourney

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – Saint Leo women's golf matched its first round score in Monday's second round of the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Championship, and remained tied for second place after 36 holes of the 54-hole tournament.

Saint Leo shot a 314 (+26) on the par 72, 5907-yard Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne course, for a two-day total of 628 (+52). The Lions are tied with Rollins College, and head into Tuesday's final round trailing tournament leader Barry University by just three shots.

On the individual leaderboard, Saint Leo has three golfers among the top ten after two rounds.

Junior Marie Coors continued to tear up the par 5s on the Crandon Golf course, and fired a four-over 76 for the day. She returned to the clubhouse in second place overall with an eight-over 152, one stroke off the lead held by Rollins College golfer Annie Dulman (151, +7).

Sophomore Vilde Eriksen shot a four-over 76 in her second round, and ended the day third on the leaderboard with a two-round tally of 154 (+10).

Coors fired a three-under on the par five holes, averaging 4.70 strokes, while both Coors and Eriksen managed three-over on the par threes and paced Saint Leo with three birdies each.

Sophomore Amanda Jakobsson completed her second round in seventh place overall, with a 13-over 157. Jakobsson shot par on seven of her first nine hole and finished the front nine at three-over, but bogeyed the first six holes on the back nine to post a nine-over 81 for the day.

Junior Sabrina Rumbaugh carded two pars on the front nine on her way to a nine-over 81, and is tied for 29th overall with a 165 (+21). Freshman Mao Young recorded a birdie on no. 5 and was four-over after the front nine, and finished up with an 11-over 83. She is 38th overall on the leaderboard with a 174 (+30).

Tuesday's third and final round of the 2016 SSC Women's Golf Championship starts at 8:30 a.m., with the Saint Leo groups teeing off hole no. 10 starting at 10:00 a.m. The final group, with Saint Leo's Marie Coors, Rollins' Annie Dulman, and Barry's Tilda Larsson will tee off at 10:36 a.m.

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