Women's Golf Struggles in Second Round; Remains 13th

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Women's Golf Struggles in Second Round; Remains 13th

AUBURN, Ala. — The LSU Lady Tigers golf team struggled in the second round of “The Derby” Invitational here Saturday, remaining in 13th place at the Auburn University Club.   

LSU was 11 shots higher in the second round than Friday’s opener and stands at 57-over par 633 after rounds of 311-322. The competition among the nation’s elite is tight at the top after 36 holes with Tennessee up two shots with a 10-over total of 586, followed by Texas and Auburn at 588. Arizona is just one shot back at 13-over 589.

LSU’s best round of the day came from sophomore Brooke Shelton, who posted a four-over 76 to go with her three-over 75 on Friday and her two-day total of seven-over 151 is tied for 26th place in the individual competition. Junior Isabel Dornellas couldn’t maintain her success of Friday when she posted a one-under 71, following up with an 83 on Saturday to drop to 44th place at 10-over 154. The Tigers also counted a 78 from Devon Day and an 85 from Erin Sarver.

Summer Sirmons broke out of a tie for the individual lead with an even par 72 in the second round to stand at three-under 141 after 36 holes. The Georgia player is one shot ahead of both Erica Blasberg of Arizona (72-70) and Diana Ramage of Auburn (69-73) at 142.

The final round is slated for Sunday.

“The Derby” Invitational
Auburn, Ala. 

Team Results (Par 288-576)
1. Tennessee 289-97 – 586 +10; 2. Texas 294-294 – 588 +12; 2. Auburn 291-297 – 588 +12; 4. Arizona 296-293 – 589 +13; 5. Duke 294-299 – 593 +17; 6. Florida 303-293 – 596 +20; 7. South Carolina 299-300 – 599 +23; 8. Southern California 296-304 – 600 +24; 9. Oklahoma State 300-301 – 601 +25; 10. Vanderbilt 308-294 – 602 +26; 11. Georgia 298-310 – 608 +32; 12. TCU 310-316 – 626 +50; 13. LSU 311-322 – 633 +57 

Individual Top 5 (Par 72-144)
1. Summer Sirmons, Georgia, 69-72 – 141 -3; 2. Erica Blasberg, Arizona, 72-70 – 142 -2; 2. Diana Ramage, Auburn, 69-73 – 142 -2; 4. Golda Johansson, Tennessee, 70-73 – 143 -1; 5. Celeste Troche, Auburn, 73-71 – 144 E: 5. Violeta Retamoza, Tennessee, 74-70 – 144 E; 5. Whitney Code, Florida, 73-71 – 144 E 

LSU Scores
T26. Brooke Shelton 75-76 – 151 +7
T44. Isabel Dornellas 71-83 – 154 +10
T62. Devon Day 81-78 – 159 +15
T73. Rebecca Struthers 84-88 – 172 +28
T73. Erin Sarver 87-85 – 172 +28