Augusta Climbs Eight Spots After 36 Holes At Lady Paladin Invitational

Augusta Climbs Eight Spots After 36 Holes At Lady Paladin Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars women's golf team returned to competition at the Lady Paladin Invitational on the Furman University Golf Course and are in fourth place out of 20 teams after round two on Saturday.

The 20-team field utilized tee times on Friday beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET off Holes No. 1 and No. 10 and the same format was used for Saturday. Augusta started round two on the par 72, 6,313 yard course in 12th place, but made a surge up the leaderboard and improved by 22 strokes and eight places.

Host Furman is knotted with Texas in first place nine shots under par heading into round three. Illinois (-4) is in third, Augusta (+2) fourth, and Middle Tennessee (+7) fifth.

Senior Eunice Yi is the only Jaguar inside the top 10 after she shot 75 (+3) in round one and a 68 (-4) in round two to sit earn ninth place. Sophomore Cecilia Diez-Moliner had seven birdies in round two and also carded a 68 – matching Yi for the lowest score on the day for Augusta.

Diez-Moliner is tied with freshman Linda Lundqivst in 22nd place. Lundqivst shot a 69 (-3) in day two of the event with five birdies. Senior Jessica Haigwood and Josefine Nyqvist rounded out the starting five for the Jaguars, with Haigwood in a tie for 48th and Nyqvist a tie for 58th.

Augusta sophomore Maggie Ashmore and junior Lexi Bollant competed as individuals. Ashmore fired 73 (+1) and 74 (+2) in her first two rounds to sit in a tie for 36th overall and Bollant ended in a tie for 99th.

Tee times begin at 8:00 a.m. off holes No. 1 and No. 10 on Sunday to conclude the event with round three.

The field includes Augusta, Daytona State, East Tennessee State, Furman, Georgetown, Illinois, Kennesaw State, Maryland, Mercer, Middle Tennessee State, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ole Miss, Texas, Tulsa, UNC Wilmington, Virginia Tech and Wofford.

 

AUGUSTA AT LADY PALADIN INVITATIONAL (Rounds 1 & 2)

POS

TEAM/PLAYER (SEED)

ROUND 1

ROUND 2

ROUND 3

TOTAL

4

Augusta University

300 +12

278 -10

- -

578 +2

           

T9

Eunice Yi (1)

+3 (F)

-4 (F)

-

143

           

T22

Cecilia Diez-Moliner (5)

+5 (F)

-4 (F)

-

145

           

T22

Linda Lundqvist (4)

+4 (F)

-3 (F)

-

145

           

T47

Jessica Haigwood (3)

E (F)

+5 (F)

-

149

           

T56

Maggie Ashmore (IND)

+1 (F)

+6 (18)

-

151

           

T58

Josefine Nyqvist (2)

+7 (F)

+1 (F)

-

152

           

T99

Lexi Bollant (IND)

+6 (F)

+12 (F)

-

162

 

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