Garcia Austt Garners Tie for Seventh at SSC Championship

VERO BEACH, Fla. – For the second time in her renowned career, Sofia Garcia Austt earned a Top-10 finish Tuesday at the Sunshine State Conference Championship, tying for seventh with a 54-hole score of (+14) 230. The finish matches her previous best at the event set back in 2019.  

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Finish: 8th of 10 teams
Tournament Champion: Lynn
Location: Bent Pine Golf Club | Vero Beach, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,112
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • As a team, the Sharks posted their lowest round of the week Tuesday, carding a (+26) 314 to wrap up play in eighth at 88-over par overall.
  • In a tight battle down the stretch, Lynn (+41) edged Tampa by three shots to take home its third SSC title in school history.
  • Florida Southern (+57) captured third, while Rollins (+63) gathered fourth. Barry and Palm Beach Atlantic each earned a share of fifth place at 75-over par.
  • Garcia Austt shot two-over par on each nine Tuesday, closing with a final-round 76. She split seventh place with five others.
  • A final round of (+5) 77 kept Hanna Ahlander within the Top-20 of the leaderboard, as the junior finished tied for 17th at 17-over par for the tournament.
  • Nicola Fall (+27) finished in sole possession of 35th, as Ellen Ramstedt (+34) claimed sole possession of 43rd.
  • Senior Sol Santecchia finished one back of Ramstedt in a tie for 44th at 35-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Lynn’s Helen Kreuzer birdied three of her final six holes en route to earning individual medalist honors by five strokes over Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi. At two-under par, Kreuzer was the only player in the field to finish in red numbers.
  • NSU tied for second this week in Par-5 scoring average (5.28).
  • Ahlander’s seven combined birdies were most among the NSU lineup. 
  • The tourney scoring average of 79.54 marked the toughest at an SSC Championship since the field shot a combined 82.41 average back in 2016.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Ahlander has now finished among the Top-20 in each of her two career SSC Championship tournament starts.

UP NEXT:
NSU will wait to hear if its name will be called when the NCAA Regional selections are announced on Monday, April 26. To stay up-to-date with the Sharks, visit the women’s golf page on NSUSharks.com, or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

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Sharks Open Play at SSC Championship Monday

VERO BEACH, Fla. – Head coach Heather Wall and the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team opened play Monday at the Sunshine State Conference Championship, as the Sharks wrapped up the evening in eighth place following the first two rounds of action.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Standing: 8th of 10 teams
Tournament Leader(s): Tampa/Lynn
Location: Bent Pine Golf Club | Vero Beach, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,112
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • NSU recorded rounds of (+33) 321 and (+29) 317 on Monday, entering the clubhouse at 62-over par overall, sandwiched between Saint Leo (+59) and Eckerd (+70).
  • A comfortable 17 strokes ahead of third-place Florida Southern, both Tampa and Lynn currently sit deadlocked atop the leaderboard at 27-over par.
  • Sofia Garcia Austt led the way for the Sharks during the first two rounds, pairing together efforts of (+7) 79 and (+3) 75 to move into a tie for 11th. She closed round two with 11 consecutive pars.
  • Also among the Top-20, Hanna Ahlander finds herself tied for 18th at 12-over par.
  • At 19-over par, Nicola Fall owns sole possession of 34th on the leaderboard, while freshman Ellen Ramstedt holds a share of 39th following back-to-back rounds of 83.
  • Sol Santecchia will enter the final round in 47th at 26-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • The lone player in red numbers thus far, Lynn’s Helen Kreuzer has jumped out to a six-shot advantage at two-under par.
  • The Sharks currently rank third in Par-5 scoring average (5.28).
  • Ahlander topped NSU with five combined birdies Monday.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • NSU’s six SSC Championship wins rank second-most all time.

UP NEXT:
The final round from Bent Pine Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla. will tee off Tuesday morning at 8:40 a.m. For complete coverage of the action, visit the women’s golf schedule page on NSUSharks.com, or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

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Sharks Round Out Regular Season with Tie for Seventh at Lynn Women’s Invitational

BOCA RATON, Fla. – In its final tune-up before next week’s Sunshine State Conference Championship, the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team collected a share of seventh Tuesday at the Lynn Women’s Invitational in Boca Raton, Fla.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Finish: T-7th of 10 teams
Tournament Champion: Lynn
Location: Boca Woods Country Club | Boca Raton, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,023
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Sharks closed the tournament with a collective total of (+65) 929 following their final-round effort of (+24) 312 – tying them with Saint Leo in the standings.
  • Host Lynn (+16) defended its home turf, beating top-ranked Dallas Baptist by eight strokes to win the event.
  • Tampa (+32) captured third overall, while Seminole State (+34) and Barry (+43) rounded out the Top-5 of the leaderboard.
  • Teeing off on the back nine Tuesday, Sofia Garcia Austt used a late birdie on the Par-4 9th to sneak into the Top-20, finishing in 18th at 12-over par for the tournament. The Top-20 finish marked her fourth in five events this season.
  • Freshman Ellen Ramstedt struggled a bit en route to a final round of (+9) 81, yet still managed to earn a share of 22nd with a 54-hole score of 15-over par.
  • Three birdies on her opening nine guided Hanna Ahlander to a round of (+4) 76 Tuesday, good enough to land her in a tie for 26th at 17-over par.
  • Nicola Fall posted her best round of the tourney on Tuesday, using a (+6) 78 to take home a tie for 47th.
  • Sol Santecchia placed tied for 53rd overall.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Garcia Austt registered one of just four eagles throughout the tournament.
  • Ahlander led the Sharks with eight combined birdies over the three rounds.
  • Ramstedt’s Par-3 scoring average of 3.08 tied for fourth-best in the field.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Despite a considerable comeback by Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi, Seminole State’s Minori Nagano (-3) parred the final eight holes of the afternoon to hold on for the one-shot victory. Nagano and Riihijarvi were the only two players to finish in red numbers.
  • Seven of the field’s 10 teams competing this week are ranked among the nation’s Top-15.

UP NEXT:
NSU will have a chance to bring home its seventh SSC title when the SSC Championship gets underway next Monday, Apr. 12 at the Bent Pine Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla. For complete coverage of the action, visit the women’s golf schedule page on NSUSharks.com, or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

 
 

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Much-Improved Second Round Pushes NSU into Seventh at Lynn Women’s Invitational

BOCA RATON, Fla. – As a result of a 17-shot swing from round one to round two, the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team finds itself in seventh overall following the first 36 holes of action at the Lynn Women’s Invitational.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Standing: 7th of 10 teams
Tournament Leader: Lynn
Location: Boca Woods Country Club | Boca Raton, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,023
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • NSU posted the second-best round of any team in round two, carding a collective (+12) 300 to go along with its morning effort of (+29) 317.
  • Host Lynn (+6) currently leads top-ranked Dallas Baptist by 14 shots thanks to its two-under par performance in the second round.
  • Seminole State (+28), Tampa (+28) and Barry (+30) currently round out the Top-5 on the leaderboard.
  • Freshman Ellen Ramstedt led the way for the Sharks on Monday, registering rounds of (+5) 77 and (+1) 73 to slip into 13th.
  • One shot back of Ramstedt, Sofia Garcia Austt used an eagle on the Par-4 1st and a birdie on No. 8 to finish with her own round of 73 in the afternoon. Garcia Austt is seven-over par for the tourney.
  • Hanna Ahlander made up some serious ground in the second round, following up her opening-round 83 with a quality effort of (+2) 74. Rising 17 spots between rounds, the junior now stands in a tie for 35th.
  • Making her 2021 debut, Sol Santecchia has grabbed a share of 48th following rounds of 79 and 83.
  • Nicola Fall ranks 53rd at the moment at 20-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Seminole State’s Minori Nagano (-3) currently owns a two-shot lead over Lynn’s Alice Gatti (-1).

UP NEXT:
Paired with Saint Leo, the Sharks will tee off their final round on the back nine at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday. For complete coverage of the action, visit the women’s golf schedule page on NSUSharks.com, or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

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Sharks Secure Fourth-Place Tie at Barry Invitational

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. – Competing in a well-respected tournament field featuring eight of the nation’s current Top-25 programs, the 18th-ranked Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned a share of fourth as play wrapped up Tuesday at the Barry Invitational in Miami Lakes, Fla. As a team, the Sharks shot a collective (+12) 300 in the final round, finishing at 31-over par overall.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Finish: T-4th of 13 teams
Tournament Champion: Indianapolis
Location: Shula’s Golf Club – Senator Course | Miami Lakes, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,020
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • NSU concluded the week deadlocked with host Barry following the 15th-ranked Buccaneers’ final-round total of (+4) 292.
  • No. 12 UIndy beat out No. 3 Lynn by six shots to take home the team trophy, posting a 54-hole score of (+5) 869.
  • Individual medalist Kiira Riihijarvi (-9) guided No. 9 Tampa to a third-place finish (+26).
  • Hanna Ahlander closed Tuesday’s final round with a streak of eight straight pars to register a (+3) 75. At six-over for the tournament, the junior collected a share of 12th.
  • Erase Monday’s opening round and Sofia Garcia Austt would’ve likely been in contention for a Top-5 finish. Still, building of her second-round score of even-par 72, the native of Montevideo, Uruguay fired a final-round 70 to climb into a tie for 14th. Garcia played the final 12 holes Tuesday at a bogey-free, three-under.
  • Freshman Ellen Andersson wound up tied for 21st following a (+6) 78 Tuesday, while Nicola Fall placed 23rd overall at 11-over par for the tournament.
  • Ellen Ramstedt tied for 41st at 19-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Led by Garcia Austt’s 40 pars, NSU combined for 187 total for the week – most among the 13 teams in the field.
  • The Sharks tied for third in Par-4 scoring average (4.22).
  • Scoring conditions were a shade easier on Tuesday, as the field shot an average of 77.53.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Six of the top seven finishers this week were members of the Sunshine State Conference.

UP NEXT:
NSU will compete in its final tournament of the regular season when the Lynn Invitational tees off Apr. 5 in Boca Raton, Fla. For coverage throughout the tournament, visit NSUSharks.com or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

 

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Second-Round Surge Moves Sharks into a Tie for Third at Barry Invitational

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. – Thanks to a second-round performance which saw Nova Southeastern fire a collective (+3) 291, the Sharks currently sit tied for third on an impressive leaderboard following the opening 36 holes of play at the Barry Invitational. Junior Hanna Ahlander leads all NSU players in a tie for 10th at three-over par, while Ellen Andersson (+4) and Nicola Fall (+6) are also among the Top-20.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Standing: T-3rd of 13 teams
Tournament Leader: Indianapolis
Location: Shula’s Golf Club – Senator Course | Miami Lakes, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,020
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Sharks opened the day with a (+16) 304 total in round one, yet found much more of a groove in round two, improving on their morning effort by 13 strokes to close the day at 19-over par.
  • With an impressive first two rounds, Indianapolis finds itself with an eight-shot cushion atop the leaderboard at one-under par.
  • Lynn played its way into second (+7), with Tampa tied with NSU at 19-over par.
  • With four birdies on her card in round one, Ahlander got off to a nice start, registering a (-1) 71 before later adding a 76 to grab a share of 10th.
  • A steady day for Ellen Andersson has her one shot off the pace of Ahlander and in a tie for 14th following rounds of 73 and 75.
  • A key factor in NSU making its round-two move up the leaderboard, Nicola Fall responded after her opening-round of (+8) 80 by carding a bogey-free 70 in the afternoon. Her 30-spot jump in the standings now puts her in a tie for 17th.
  • Tied for 28th, Sofia Garcia Austt shed nine strokes off her morning round of 81, using 16 pars in the second round to get back into the thick of things.
  • Like both Fall and Garcia Austt, Ellen Ramstedt also shook off her own slow start of (+8) 80, bouncing back with a (+2) 74 performance in the second round to enter the clubhouse tied for 32nd at 10-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • One of six players under par at the moment, Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi holds a three-shot lead over Lynn’s Helen Kreuzer and UIndy’s Anna Kramer at seven-under par.
  • NSU’s 291 total in round two marked the third-best score of any team in the afternoon.
  • Contrary to how the Sharks scored, round two (77.60) actually played tougher than round one (77.57).
  • The Sharks’ combined 128 pars were the most of any team Monday.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Eight of the 13 teams competing this week are among the nation’s Top-25, seven of which are among the Top-18.

UP NEXT:
Playing alongside Tampa, the Sharks will tee off the final round Tuesday morning at 9:10 a.m. For complete coverage of the action, visit the women’s golf schedule page on NSUSharks.com, or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

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Difficult Scoring Conditions Land Sharks in Eighth at Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. – Faced with a tough track and some of the nation’s very best competition this week, the No. 10 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned eighth at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational in Orlando.  

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Finish: 8th of 12 teams
Tournament Champion: Dallas Baptist
Location: Orange Tree Golf Club | Orlando, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,209
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • In a loaded tournament field that featured nine of the nation’s Top-25 teams, the Sharks began the morning tied for fifth, yet slipped down the leaderboard following a collective final round of (+42) 330. Overall, NSU finished the week with a 54-hole total of (+100) 964.
  • Entering the final round with a 13-shot lead, No. 1 Dallas Baptist pulled away for good thanks to a (+19) 307 on Tuesday. At 55-over par for the tourney, DBU finished clear of runner-up Lynn by 28 strokes.
  • Rollins (+89) and Tampa (+91) took home third and fourth, respectively, while Florida Southern and North Georgia each earned a share of fifth at 95-over par.
  • Proving just how difficult the scoring was from top to bottom, freshman Ellen Andersson withstood a final round of (+12) 84 to capture her second consecutive Top-20 finish with a tie for 19th. Andersson shot 25-over par for the tournament.
  • Nicola Fall was unable to keep her string of rounds in the 70s going, yet managed to tie for 23rd at 26-over par.
  • One shot back of Fall at 27-over, Ellen Ramstedt wrapped up play in sole possession of 27th.
  • At 30-over par, Sofia Garcia Austt picked up a tie for 32nd.
  • Hanna Ahlander provided a huge boost for the Sharks on Tuesday, posting an effort of (+6) 78 to lead the team. While her score counted towards NSU’s team total during the final round, Ahlander’s performance wasn’t reflected on the final individual leaderboard after being forced to withdraw during Monday’s second round.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi collected individual medalist honors, edging Katharina Hesse of Rollins by two strokes with a 54-hole score of (+11) 227.
  • Tuesday’s scoring average of 83.71 finished as the toughest of the three rounds this week.
  • Over the course of the 36 combined rounds played by the 12 teams, there was not one single round below 300.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Dallas Baptist’s victory Tuesday marks its third straight at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational.

UP NEXT:
The Sharks will head south to Miami Shores, Fla. to compete in the Barry Invitational, scheduled for Mar. 22-23. To stay up-to-date throughout the tournament, visit the schedule page on NSUSharks.com or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.
 

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Sharks Sit Tied for Fifth Following Day One of Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. – After holding a share of the first-round lead, the 10th-ranked Nova Southeastern women’s golf team ultimately closed the opening 36 holes of the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational in a tie for fifth Monday at the Orange Tree Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. Nicola Fall and Ellen Andersson currently stand tied for 12th and 16th, respectively.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Standing: T-5th of 12 teams
Tournament Leader: Dallas Baptist
Location: Orange Tree Golf Club | Orlando, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,209
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Tied with the nation’s top-ranked team in Dallas Baptist through round one, the Sharks dipped from 21-over par to 58-over par in round two, wrapping up the evening tied for fifth on the leaderboard.
  • Dallas Baptist owns a 13-shot advantage at 36-over par, just ahead of second-place Lynn (+49).
  • Rounds of (+5) 77 and (+7) 79 have junior Nicola Fall leading the way for NSU in a tie for 12th overall.
  • One shot back of Fall sits freshman Ellen Andersson, who holds a share of 16th at 13-over par.
  • Sofia Garcia Austt worked her way into a tie for sixth through the first round. However, the native of Montevideo, Uruguay followed up her 75 with an 85 to move into a tie for 23rd.
  • Ellen Ramstedt finds herself tied for 27th at 17-over par.
  • Hanna Ahlander was forced to withdraw from the tournament in round two.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Kiira Riihijarvi of Tampa currently holds a three-shot lead at three-over par.
  • Nine of the field’s 12 teams are currently among the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Top-25 rankings.
  • NSU has won three of the past five Peggy Kirk Bell Invitationals.

UP NEXT:
Grouped with Florida Southern and Tampa, the Sharks will begin final-round action Tuesday morning at 8:45 am. For coverage, visit NSUSharks.com or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

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Sharks Climb into Fourth-Place Finish at Saint Leo Invitational

DADE CITY, Fla. – No. 13 Nova Southeastern recorded a personal team, tournament-best round of (+14) 302 on Tuesday en route to capturing fourth at the Saint Leo Invitational. Hanna Ahlander led the way for the Sharks, finishing in 11th, as four of the five players in the lineup cracked the Top-20 overall.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Finish: 5th of 9 teams
Tournament Champion: Lynn
Location: Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club – South Course | Dade City, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,075
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • NSU’s play continued to ascend on Tuesday, as the Sharks built upon their previous rounds of 319 and 306 with a 302 effort, overcoming Barry in the process.
  • Lynn (+23) competed its impressive wire-to-wire victory, with runner-up Saint Leo a whopping 32 shots off the pace.
  • Florida Southern (+60) edged out NSU by three strokes to claim third.
  • A bogey-free front nine that included a birdie on the Par-5 9th, propelled Hanna Ahlander to a team-best, final-round score of (+1) 73. Her 54-hole total of 13-over par landed her in sole possession of 11th for the tournament.
  • Sofia Garcia Austt collected her second Top-20 in as many tournaments to begin the season, earning a share of 17th at 18-over par.
  • Freshmen duo Ellen Andersson and Ellen Ramstedt registered their first career Top-20s, slipping in tied for 19th at 19-over par. Andersson put forth her best performance of the tournament by closing with a round of (+3) 75 Tuesday, while Ramstedt birdied two of her final three holes to come away with a 77.
  • Nicola Fall’s final round of 77 sent her into the clubhouse at 21-over par for the tournament, good enough for a 21st-place tie.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • The Sharks’ 149 combined pars were second-most among all nine teams.
  • NSU’s Par-3 scoring average of 3.05 also ranked second throughout the field this week.
  • Garcia Austt’s 34 total pars for the tournament trailed only Kiira Riihijarvi of Tampa and Alice Gotbring of Barry, who registered 37 and 35 overall.
  • Andersson finished as the only NSU player with an under-par scoring average on the Par-5s (4.92).

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Only Lynn (298) and Saint Leo (301) recorded better final-round scores than NSU (302) Tuesday.
  • Lynn’s victory marks its second straight to begin the season, although it’s just the Fighting Knights’ first at the Saint Leo Invitational since 2013.
  • The only two players in the field to post red numbers, Lynn’s Helen Kreuzer and Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi finished tied atop the leaderboard at three-under par. With Riihijarvi not present at the conclusion of the tournament, however, the tiebreaker for individual medalist honors was awarded to Kreuzer.

UP NEXT:
The Sharks will take next week off before returning to the course on March 15 for the start of the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational in Orlando, Fla. For coverage throughout the tournament, visit the schedule page on NSUSharks.com or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.
 

 
 

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No. 13 NSU Fifth Through Two Rounds at Saint Leo Invitational

DADE CITY, Fla. – Competing in its second tournament in as many weeks, the 13th-ranked Nova Southeastern women’s golf team currently sits fifth among the nine-team field following the first two rounds of the Saint Leo Invitational in Dade City, Fla.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT:
Tournament Standing: 5th of 9 teams
Tournament Leader: Lynn
Location: Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club – South Course | Dade City, Fla.
Par/Yardage: 72/6,075
Get Social: Twitter – @NSU_WGolf | Instagram – @NSU_WGolf | Facebook – /NSUSharksGolf

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Sharks trimmed 13 shots off their opening-round score in round two to close Monday at 49-over par. Their second-round effort of (+18) 306 tied for the second-best round in the afternoon.
  • Lynn currently leads by a sizable 22-stroke advantage at 13-over par.
  • At 35-over par, Barry stands in second, while Florida Southern (+37) and Saint Leo (+42) make up third and fourth on the leaderboard.
  • A bogey-free, one-under par effort on the back nine propelled Sofia Garcia Austt to a (+3) 75 in round one. Combined with her 78 in the afternoon, the native of Montevideo, Uruguay currently finds herself in sole possession of 14th.
  • Brushing off her opening-round 82, Hanna Ahlander climbed into a tie for 19th thanks to her round two score of (+2) 74. The junior carded NSU’s lone eagle of the day, coming in the second round on the Par-5 11th.
  • Playing out of the No. 5 spot in the lineup, freshman Ellen Ramstedt posted a solid round of 76 in the afternoon Monday. At 14-over par for the tournament, Ramstedt sits just outside the Top-20 in a tie for 21st.
  • Both Nicola Fall and Ellen Andersson own a share of 24th at 16-over par.

STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Ahlander’s eagle in round two was one of nine overall throughout the field Monday.
  • NSU’s 91 pars through two rounds trails only Lynn, who has tallied 103 to this point.
  • The Sharks’ Par-3 scoring average of 2.95 ranks second-best among the nine teams.

BEYOND THE SCORECARD:

  • Lynn’s Helen Kreuzer (-5) holds a slim one-shot advantage over Tampa’s Kiira Riihijarvi atop the leaderboard.
  • Loyola Chicago is the only team among the field not a member of the Sunshine State Conference.
  • This marks NSU’s first appearance at the Saint Leo Invitational since October of 2018.

UP NEXT:
Playing alongside Saint Leo and Tampa, the Sharks will tee off their final round Tuesday morning at 8:54 am. For live coverage, visit the schedule page on NSUSharks.com or follow the Sharks on Instagram and Twitter at @NSU_WGolf.

 

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