Jekyll Island, Ga. – The Transylvania women's golf team stands in 15th place out of 21 teams on the team leaderboard after second-round action Saturday at the Jekyll Island Women's Collegiate Invitational at the Indian Mound course.
Lexie Lamar led the way on Saturday for the Pioneers, shooting a three-over-par 75, highlighted by her even-par 36 on the back nine holes.
Lamar improved upon her first-round performance from Friday by five strokes to move into a tie for 17th place on the individual leaderboard with a two-round score of 155. Lamar's day was highlighted by a potent final 10 holes over which she birdied two, had a bogey on one, and made par on her final six holes of the day. In all, Lamar led the Pioneers with 11 pars in the second round.
Jenna Soderling improved upon her first-round score by eight strokes on Saturday, carding an eight-over-par 80 to turn in a 168 after two rounds of play; Soderling birdied on the seventh and 12th holes to cap off a strong Saturday for the senior.
Meredith Moir shot an 84 on Saturday to pull into a tie for 52nd place on the individual leaderboard with a two-round score of 162. The senior made par on nine holes and delivered a birdie on the seventh hole to maintain her footing.
Rachel Fine turned in a two-round score of 165 after improving in round two by three strokes from Friday. Fine made par on five of her final seven holes of the day to approach Sunday with momentum in a tie for 63rd place.
Rebecca Fine rounded out Transy's group of five with a two-round 179, highlighted by six pars over her final eight holes.
Transylvania will begin Sunday's final round eight strokes out of the top 10 with a two-round score of 650 as Berry College and Huntingdon College each stand in a tie for ninth place. New York University leads all 21 participating teams with a two-round 607.
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