Florida Tech Falls To Fifth Place After Day Two At NCAA South Super Regional
By Space Coast Daily // May 8, 2019
Lucy Eaton tied for fifth after shooting 78 in round two
CLEVELAND, TENNESSEE – The Florida Tech women’s golf team had a rough go of it during the second round of the NCAA South Super Regional on Tuesday, and the Panthers slipped to fifth overall heading into Wednesday’s final round at Cleveland Country Club.
Tech recorded a team score of 306 (+18) during its second trip around the course resulting in a drop of four spots from first to fifth in the standings. The Panthers have amassed a total card at 600 (+24) and now trail the leader, No. 8 Lynn (+15) by nine strokes.
No. 17 Saint Leo remained in second place at +18 while No. 11 Limestone (+21) and No. 1 Barry (+22) climbed into the Top-4 of the standings.
Lucy Eaton is tied for fifth at 146 (+2) in the field after shooting a 78 (+6) during the second round.
Megan Dennis and Paola Ortiz posted the best rounds of the day for the Panthers with each scoring a +2. Dennis finds herself two strokes back of Eaton in a tie for 11th at +4 heading into Wednesday while Ortiz sits at +7 and in a tie for 22nd.
Noelle Beijer shot an 80 today and dropped some spots into a tie for 39th at +11. Lauren Watson ended Tuesday’s action in a tie for 62nd at +19 after tallying an 82 during the second round.
With the final round of the NCAA South Super Regional teeing off Wednesday morning, the Crimson & Gray have some work to do to clinch a berth into the national championships. Tech must be one of the top four teams at the end of the final round in order to advance to the national championships.
The final round begins at 8:30 a.m. with the Panthers starting the day on hole 1.
For the latest news, updates and information on the Florida Tech women’s golf team, visit FloridaTechSports.com.
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