TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Michigan State women’s golf team combined for a 9-over par 297 on day two of the Florida State Match-Up at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course. The Spartans currently sit in a tie with South Florida for seventh place at 15-over par with a two-day total of 591.
Third-ranked Florida State leads the 12-team field with an 18-under par 558, three shots ahead of No. 12 South Carolina.
Freshman Allyson Geer led MSU on Saturday by matching her opening round score with a 1-over par 73. She had a team-high four birdies on Saturday and is 2-over par for the tournament, good for a tie for 21st place.
Sophomore Carolyn Markley, who led the Spartans with a 1-under par 71 on Friday, slipped into 25th place overall with a 75 on Saturday.
Junior Sarah Burnham was one stroke better on Saturday, shooting a 2-over par 74. She is 5-over par (75-74-149) for the tournament.
In the “match-up” portion of the 54-hole stroke play event, the Spartans and partner Minnesota sit in fourth place (367-371-738). In tomorrow’s match-up, players will be paired based on score. After every round, the best four scores and the worst score from the partner teams to make a "match-up" score.
Florida State and Texas A&M lead the match-up scoring with a two-day total of 701 (351-350).
Individually, FSU’s Morgane Metraux leads the field at 7-under par (70-67-137).
The Spartans will begin teeing off in Sunday’s final round at 8:54 a.m.