Lions Tied for Seventh After Day One of Lady Buc Invitational

Shuford Tied for 11th After First Day

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo University women's golf team finds itself in seventh place after the first two rounds at the Lady Buc Invitational – hosted by Barry University – at Shula's Golf Club in Miami Lakes, Fla. 

Ten teams, nine of which are ranked in the nation's top 14 in the Golf World/Women's Golf Coaches Association poll, and 65 players make up the field competing on the par-72, 6,045-yard course. 

The Lions, currently ranked No. 14 in the nation, shot a first round total of 620 (311-309). 

Lauren Shuford led the way for Saint Leo, on day one, with score of 150 (75-75), while Marie Coors shot a 154 (74-80) and is tied for 19th. 

Rounding out the Lions' competitors was Clare Connolly who shot a 157 (81-76) and is tied for 29th, and Lauren Petty, who is tied for 42nd after shooting a 160 (81-79) on day one. 

Heather Petronis, who shot a score of 164 (85-79) is in 52nd place.

Nova Southeastern University, the No. 11 ranked team in America, leads the event shooting a 596, while No. 2 Barry is second after shooting a 597. No. 5 Rollins is third shooting a 607. 

No. 12 Florida Southern is in fourth, and No. 6 St. Edwards rounds out the top five team's in fifth shooting a 611 and 615, respectively on the first day.

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