Herd Women’s Golf Advances to Championship Round of Edwin Watts
The Herd finished round two in a tie for 22nd place
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – After finishing round two in a tie for 22nd place, the Marshall women’s golf team has advanced to the championship round of the Edwin Watts Classic.
“I saw some good things today, but we still have a long way to go and tomorrow, we need to come out strong to climb the leaderboard,” head coach Brooke Burkhammer said. “I believe these girls have what it takes to be successful, so I hope they come to play tomorrow.”
With the championship round clinched, the top 22 teams will switch courses to Osprey Point.
Freshman Stormy Randazzo had the best round for Marshall on the second day, as she shot a 2-over 74. The round was highlighted two birdies on the back nine and a birdie on the eighth hole. The round helped give her an overall score of 153 and 9-over-par.
Junior Ylva Forslund continued to stay hot for Marshall and led the team for the second consecutive round, as she had a 3-over 75 on day two and an overall score of 148 for a tie for 55th place for individual. Freshman Kerri Parks jumped up 13 spots after finishing the second round with a 3-over 75 as well to move to 91st. Senior Leigha Holt bounced back from round one and also tied Forslund and Parks with a 3-over 75 as well.
Individually, Jacksonville State’s Valentina Giraldo leads the way with a 7-under 137, while College of Charleston Victoria Huskey trails her by just one stroke. Huskey has helped the College of Charleston take an 11-stroke lead going into the final day, as the Cougars have a team-best overall score of 567 and 9-under-par. Trailing the College of Charleston is Murray State with a 2-over 578.
FROM THE LEADERBOARD 44 teams and 218 players
t22 – Marshall 303+209 (602)
t55 – Ylva Forslund 73+75 (148)
t91 – Kerri Parks 77+75 (152)
t104 – Stormy Randazzo 79+74 (153)
t116 – Shelby Brauckmuller 74+80 (154)
t133 – Leigha Holt 81+75 (156)
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