Lady Tigers Golfers Improve to Seventh at Lady Paladin

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Lady Tigers Golfers Improve to Seventh at Lady Paladin

GREENVILLE, S.C. — After its best round of the year to begin play on Friday, the LSU women’s golf team improved on its performance to move into a tie for seventh place after the second round of the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course on Saturday.

The Lady Tigers posted a first round of 17-over 305, to move them to 36-over 612 for the tournament, good enough for a tie for seventh with North Carolina State. Host Furman stands in first at 12-over 588, five shots over South Carolina at 593.

LSU sophomore Brooke Shelton posted back-to-back one-over rounds of 73 and stands in a group tied for fifth place in a tournament led by Leigh Turner at two-under 142. Isabel Dornellas and Devon Day both improved on their performances from Friday, posting a four-over 76 and a five-over 77 to stand in 41st and 43rd respectively.

After firing a four-over 76 in the first round, freshman Rebecca shot a 14-over 86 in the second day to finish in a tie for 68th.

Lady Paladin Invitational
Greenville, S. C.

Team Results (Par 288)
1. Furman University 588 +12; 2. South Carolina 593 +17; 3. North Carolina 595 +19; 4. Tulane 600 +24; 4. TCU 600 +24; 6. Ole Miss 606 +30; 7. North Carolina State 612 +36; LSU 612 +36; 9. Coastal Carolina 615 +39; 10. Florida State 616 +40; 11. Alabama 619 +43; 12. Memphis 620 +44; 13. Louisville 621 +45; 14. UNC-Greensboro 624 +48; 15. College of Charleston 637 +61; 16. Appalachian State 643 +67.

Top 5 Individuals (Par 72)
1. Leigh Turner, Furman, 74-68 – 142 -2; 2. Brooke Tull, TCU, 74-69 – 143 -1; 3. Brandi Jackson, Furman, 73-72 – 145 +1; 3. Jenny Gleason. UNC-Greensboro, 71-74 – 145 +1; 5. Kristy McPherson, South Carolina, 76-70 – 146 +2; 5. Ashley Prange, North Carolina, 70-76 – 146 +2; 5. Morgan O’Banion, Coastal Carolina, 73-73 – 146 +2; 5. Brooke Shelton, LSU, 73-73 – 146 +2; 5. *Erica Battle, South Carolina, 74-72 – 146 +2.

LSU Results
T5. Brooke Shelton 73-73 – 146 +2
T41. Isabel Dornellas 79-76 – 155 +11
T43. Devon Day 79-77 – 156 +12
T68. Rebecca Struthers 76-86 – 162 +18
T74. Erin Sarver 85-79 – 164 +20.