Coors climbs the SSC women’s golf leaderboard on day two

Coors climbs the SSC women’s golf leaderboard on day two

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Senior Marie Coors climbed nine spots on the leaderboard during Monday's second round of the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Women's Golf Championship at the Country Club of Winter Haven, finishing the day second overall with an even-par 144.

Coors fired a two-under 70 in Monday's second round with four birdies on the back nine, including all three par 5 holes. She also birdied the par 4 no. 5 hole, but recorded bogeys nos. 4, 6, and 7.

Coors' effort kept the Lions in contention after a rough second round on the par 72, 6,074 yard Winter Haven course. Saint Leo was among three teams tied for fourth in the championship with a 601 (+25), along with Florida Tech and Barry.

Nova Southeastern moved into the top spot in the tournament with a 586 (+10), while Florida Southern climbed four spots up to second at 590 (+14). Defending champion Rollins College jumped up to third at 595 (+19), after finishing fifth following the first day of competition.

Freshman Izzy Lawrence, who was Saint Leo's top finisher after Sunday's first round, fired a six-over 78 in Monday's second round and was at 151 (+7) for the tournament. She dropped eight places into a tie for 15th on the leaderboard.

Juniors Amanda Jakobsson and Vilde Eriksen were tied for 19th after Monday's round with a 153 (+9) for the tournament. Each shot a seven-over 79 in the second round. Jakobsson double-bogeyed the par 4 no. 7 and 8 holes, but ended the front nine with a birdie on the par 5 no. 9. She then birdied the par 5 no. 11 hole, and shot par on five of the remaining seven holes.

Eriksen birdied the par 4 first hole, but then bogeyed or double-bogeyed four of the remaining eight holes on the front nine. She picked up another birdie at no. 11, and made par on the next three holes. Eriksen recorded bogeys on nos. 15, 16, and 17, and made par on no. 18 to end the round.

Junior Margine Arguello shot a nine-over 81 on Monday, and was at 161 (+17) through 36 holes in the 54-hole tournament.

Barry's Charlotte Puts was the lone golfer ahead of Coors on the individual leaderboard with a 143 (-1) over 36 holes. She fired a one-over 73 in Monday's round, three strokes off the 70 she carded on Sunday.

Florida Southern's Abbey Williams was third on the leaderboard with a 145 (+1), after carding a one-under 71 in the second round. A group of four golfers were tied at 147 (+3).

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