April 21, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Michigan State women's golf team shot a 613 (312-301) in two rounds at the Lady Buckeye Invitational on Saturday and will enter Sunday's final round in a tie for second place, eight strokes behind leader Ohio State.
The Spartans, the reigning Lady Buckeye Invitational champions, were led on Saturday by red-shirt sophomore Liz Nagel.
Nagel carded a 79 (+7) in the first round, but bounced back to card a 2-over 74, including four birdies, in round two. The DeWitt, Mich., product is tied for seventh on the individual leaderboard with a 9-over 153.
Sophomore Christine Meier is two shots behind Nagel at 155 (+11) and is tied for 12th. Meier also shot a 79 in the first round and improved by three shots later in the day with a 76 in the second round.
Senior Lindsey Solberg made a big jump from round one to round two, compiling an 83 to start the day before coming back with a 74 in her second 18 holes. Overall, Solberg is tied for 21st at 157.
Sophomore Allyssa Ferrell is tied for 28th at 158 (81-77).
The third and final round of the Lady Buckeye Invitational will be held Sunday morning, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.