Augusta In Second After 36 Holes At Henssler Financial Intercollegiate

Augusta In Second After 36 Holes At Henssler Financial Intercollegiate

KENNESAW, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars are tied for second place with Illinois after 36 holes of play to open the Henssler Financial Intercollegiate at Pinetree Country Club on Monday afternoon.

Augusta and the 12-team field started in a shotgun format for the opening 36 holes at Kennesaw State's home event on the par-72, 6,032-yard course. The No. 34 Jags were in second place after round one close behind No. 26 Texas Tech, but Texas Tech ran away with a 15 stroke lead.

Texas Tech leads in first place (+7) and the Jags are even with Illinois at 26-over par. Chattanooga is fourth (+32) and Middle Tennessee grabbed fifth for the top five teams.

Junior quartet Jessica Haigwood, Teresa Caballer-Hernani, Josefine Nyqivst, Eunice, Yi and freshman Cecilia Diez-Moliner made up the starting Jaguar five, while sophomore Lexi Bollant competed as an individual. 

Ranked No. 34 in the nation on, Augusta was tied for second midway through round one, but No. 26 Texas Tech ran away in the final few holes to lead the event in first place after the opening 18 and never fell.

The Jags shot 12-over par (300) in round one and a 302 in round two to secure second place heading into round three on Tuesday March 29 with a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start.

Nyqvist shot an even-par 72 in round two after firing a 74 in round one and is in third overall to lead the Jaguars. Yi matched Nyqvist with the low round of the day for the Jags with an even-par 72 in round one. Yi shot 73 (+1) in her second and is tied for eighth.

Caballer-Hernani is tied for 13th with a 76 (+4), 75 (+3) to sit seventh overall and Haigwood sits 32nd and Diez-Moliner 50th.

The field includes Augusta, Chattanooga, East Tennessee State, Georgetown, Illinois, Kennesaw State, Mercer, Middle Tennessee State, Old Dominion, South Florida, Texas Tech, and Troy.


JAGUARS (After 36 Holes)


Josefine Nyqvist (4)





Eunice Yi (1)





Teresa Caballer Hernani (2)





Jessica Haigwood (3)





Cecilia Diez-Moliner (5)





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