Florida Tech Panthers Move Up To Eighth Spot In Second Round of Southeastern Collegiate Tournament

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Final round takes place Tuesday

No. 12 Florida Tech golf had a good day on the course Monday and climbed four places in the standings during the second round of the Southeastern Collegiate at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. (FIT Image)

VALDOSTA, GEORGIA – No. 12 Florida Tech golf had a good day on the course Monday and climbed four places in the standings during the second round of the Southeastern Collegiate at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club.

The Panthers registered a team score of 291 (+3) during the second round at the par-72, 7,365-yard course at Kinderlou Forest. That is a seven-stroke improvement on their round one total from Sunday and helped Tech jump from 12th to eighth overall in the standings.

The Crimson & Gray sit 14-shots back of tournament leader No. 10 West Florida who fired off a 292 on Monday to move ahead of the field at -1. No. 15 Saint Leo is right on their heels in second place at even-par while No. 2 Georgia Southwestern is third +1.

GSWU golfer Vincent Norrman shot -1 for the second round and now paces the field with a score of -6.

Max O’Hagan posted the Panthers’ best round of the day Monday, finishing with a score of 70 (-2). The senior, who is the No. 3 ranked Division II golfer in the nation, shot par or better on all 18 holes, including two birdies, to move into a tie for 12th at +1.

Evan Thompson recorded a 75 (+3) during the second round and is now tied for 34th at +4. Sam Avey shot a 73 on his second trip around the course and heads into the final round tied for 30th at +5.

Kyle Decenzo also carded a round of 73 on Monday giving him a two-round total of 150 (+6), good for 46th on the leaderboard. Josh Perna had a difficult day on the course, scoring an 85 to round out the lineup in a tie for 89th at +15.

The final round of the Southeastern Collegiate commences at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Florida Tech will start the round on hole 1.

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