Missouri Golf Post

Meek and Young Propel Tigers Through Seminole Match Up


Tallahassee, Fla. – The Tigers closed out the second round of play strongly at the Seminole Match Up on Saturday, shooting 11-over par on the day. No. 2-ranked South Carolina leads the tournament with a total 15-over par. The Tigers sit in eighth overall with a score 23-over par on the tournament.  Missouri sits just above 42nd-ranked Coastal Carolina, and the Tigers are just three shots out of the top five.

The underclassmen are still leading the way in Tallahassee as sophomore Jess Meek closed out the day at even par. She birdied two consecutive holes on the front nine to score 1-over par  through two rounds. The number ties her for fifth overall.  Freshman Clara Young is not far behind, she shot 2-over par on the day to tie for 12th.

Senior Laura Kraft had a solid outing on Saturday, tallying three birdies to finish the day 3-over par. She’s 8-over par through two rounds, sitting in a tie for 27th individually.

Florida native Michelle Butler shot 6-over on the day as she is tied for 44th in the tournament. Senior Alina Rogers also closed out the day at 6-over par. She’s 13-over through two rounds, ranking 55th individually.

The Seminole Match Up is held at the Southwood Golf Course a 6,236 yard, Par 72 course, the Tigers look to come out on top of a field of 12 teams. In addition to the Seminoles, Mizzou is competing against Troy, Kennesaw State, Mississippi State, East Tennessee State, South Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Virginia, Georgia State, Furman and Texas A&M. The third and final round begins Sunday, Feb. 15 with tee times to be announced later

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