Women's Golf Improves by Four Strokes in Round Two of Spring Citrus Classic

March 20, 2017

Round Two Results

SORRENTO, Fla. – The Marshall women’s golf team improved by four strokes from round one to round two and ended Monday in ninth place with a 42-over-par 618.

Marshall had one of the best performances in the top half of the field. Sophomore saw the biggest improvement out of the Herd and improved 15 strokes from the opening round to finish with a 3-over-par 75. Sophomore Sarfina Seretharan and junior Leigha Holt both improved by two strokes in round two.  

Murray State jumped up three spots to take a three-stroke lead over Florida Gulf Coast with a 25-over-par 601 and an eight-stroke lead on yesterday’s leader, Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Individually, FGCU’s Madeline Marck-Sherk still leads the way after matching yesterday’s 1-under-par 71. Trailing Sherk are Murray State’s Moa Folke and Jacksonville State’s Valentina Giraldo with a 1-over-par 145.

Head coach Brooke Burkhammer

“We are extremely close to having several girls shoot under par. It’s the last day tomorrow and we have an opportunity to move up the leaderboard. The team is being positive and having fun. We need some more putts to fall tomorrow."



AMONG THE HERD: 14 teams and 84 players
9  Marshall University 311+307=618
T11 – Ylva Forslund 75+76=151
T28 - Shelby Brauckmuller 75+79=154
T36 – Leigha Holt 79+77=156
T56 - Sarfina Seretharan 82+80=162
T64 – Joey Walz 90+75=165

Marshall will play in the final round of the Spring Citrus Classic and will begin with a shotgun start on Tuesday, March 21, at 8:30 a.m. Marshall will begin on the front nine. Fans can follow along with scoring at HerdZone.