Spartans Tied for Second After Two Rounds at the Florida State Match-Up
Three Spartans are currently in the top 10.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida -
The 13th-ranked Michigan State women's golf team is tied for second place after two rounds at the Florida State Match-Up, taking place in Tallahassee, Florida. The Spartans shot an 8-under-par 568 (285-283) and are even with Coastal Carolina in second place, seven shots behind seventh-ranked South Carolina for the tournament lead.
In the match-up portion of the event, the Spartans and their partner Minnesota are in third place with a score of 721. The Match-Up portion of the tournament is determined by taking the best four scores from the partners (which is a total of ten players) and the worst score to make the Match Up team total.
Michigan State has three golfers in the top 10, led by Allyson Geer in third place at 6-under-par 138. Sarah Burnham and Paz Marfa Sans are tied for 10th place at 2-under-par 142.
Geer was 2-under-par in the opening round and followed it by tying a career-best with a 4-under-par 68 in round two. Geer recorded five birdies in the second round, including four of five holes at one point.
Burnham shot her sixth round of the season in the 60s to open the day, shooting a 4-under-par 68, which included an eagle on the par-5, 445-yard 10th hole. She shot a 2-over-par 74 in round two.
Marfa Sans shot an even-par 72 in round one, and then a 2-under-par 70, collecting a total of seven birdies on the day.
Katie Sharp shot a 5-over-par 149. After a 6-over-par 78 in round one, she bounced back with a 1-under-par 71.
Logan Otter shot a pair of 75s and is 6-over-par 150.
The third and final round will begin Saturday morning at 8 a.m.
1. South Carolina/Virginia 350/353=703
2. Missouri/Costal Carolina 357/356=713
3. Michigan State/Minnesota 365/356=721
4. Florida State/Texas A&M 368/358=726
5. Notre Dame/Kentucky 367/362=729
6. Princeton/Columbia 380/375=755