POOLER, Ga.—The No. 5-ranked William Woods University women’s golf team had yet another strong day on the course in round two at Nationals, as the team shot a 19-over par 307 and currently sit in third place with a 36-over par 612 (305-307).
Northwood University is in first place, as they totaled a 13-over par 301 today and collectively, have shot a 33-over par 609 (308-301) thus far. University of Cumberlands, is in second place, after scoring a 34-over par 610 (312-298), while Dalton State is tied with the Owls, as through days on the course, they shot a 36-over par 612 (309-303).
Individually, freshman Katie Warren (77-73) and Celia Mansour (76-74) are in a tie for seventh, as they have shot a 6-over par 150 and currently are just three strokes behind third place.
Warren, a Swindon, England, native, made her move up the leaderboard, after scoring a 1-over par 73 on Wednesday morning. Starting on the back nine, the freshman shot an impressive even-par 36, while on the front-nine, she was able to improve her previous round by four strokes, as her only blemish, was a bogey on the par five 486 yard fifth hole.
Mansour, meanwhile, suffered bogeys out of the gate on holes 10 and 11, but was able to earn a birdie on the 15th hole, to move back to 1-over par on the day. A bogey on the par five 17th, however, set her back to 2-over par, as she made the turn for the front nine.
After scoring par on holes one and two, Mansour, hit a birdie on the par five 513 yard third hole, which is the longest hole on the course. She went on to par five of the final six holes, as she bogeyed the par four eighth and finished at 2-over par on the day.
Junior Jodie Peacock is the next Owl on the leaderboard, as she sits in a tie for 25th place, after totaling a 10-over par 154 (76-78), the last two rounds. The Nottinghamshire, England, native, shot a 6-over par 78 on Wednesday, as on the back nine, she doubled-bogeyed holes 12 and 15, but responded with consecutive birdies on 16 and 17, to head towards the front nine at 2-over.
On the front nine, after scoring par on holes one and two, Peacock, bogeyed holes, three, four, six, eight and nine, but knocked in a birdie on the par five fifth, to finish at 4-over on the front nine.
Another junior, Myriam Hassan, is in a tie for 55th, after she shot a 10-over par 82 on Wednesday and now sits with a 16-over par 160 (78-82) overall.
Hassan, hit a double-bogey on the 10th hole, along with two bogeys on the 11th and 14th holes, but was able to earn par on the other six holes. On the front nine, Hassan bogeyed the first three holes, but earned a par on holes four and five, before hitting a bogey on six, seven and nine, to finish at 10-over par on the day.
Freshman Megan Cullen, finished the day with a 14-over par 86 and stands in 72nd place overall, with an 18-over par 162 (76-86).
On the back nine, Cullen, was able to hit a birdie on the par 13th hole, but bogeys on 14 and 17, set her back to 1-over par. On the 18th hole, however, shot a 5-over par on the par four 349 yard hole and went to the front nine at 6-over.
On the final nine holes, Cullen shot an 8-over par 44, after shooting five bogeys and one triple bogey.
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