RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (seminoles.com) – Florida Sate’s Kim Metraux shot an even par 72 and Morgane Metraux shot a 1-over par 73 — scores which have both players in a tie for third place in the individual standings after two rounds of the Women’s World Amateur Team Championships at the Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club. The Metraux sisters have led Switzerland to a second place showing in the team standings in the event with two rounds remaining to be played.
Seminole senior Matilda Castren is tied for 78th place with a two-day total of 154. Castren and her native Finland are in a tie for 29th place in the team standings. Sophomore Dominika Gradecka has a two-day total of 171. Gradecka and her home country of Poland are in 44th place in the team standings. Former Seminole Maria Salinas has a two-round total of 155 and has Peru in 35th place in the team standings.
Morgane Metraux, who was in a tie for first place after the first round, has a two-day total of 141 with scores of 68-73. She carded four birdies and 14 total holes scored at par or better. Morgane finished the round with three birdies going out (she began her round on hole No. 10) and one birdie coming in to complete her round.
Kim Metraux, who is also tied for third in the individual standings, carded an even par score of 72 in the second round and also has a two-day total of 141. She also played her best golf on the back nine (after starting on hole No. 10) with two birdies and a nine-hole score of 35. She was one stroke under par as she closed her day on holes one through nine.
Kim and Morgane Metraux are two strokes behind the individual leader and only one stroke out of second place. Hye Jin Choi (Republic of Korea) has a two-day total of 139 (70-69) and is the leader after 36 holes. Puk Lyng Thomsen (Denmark) is in second place with a two-round total of 140.
Switzerland is seven strokes behind the Republic of Korea in the race for the team championship.
Kim and Morgane Metraux are the two leading scores for the Swiss team. Each of the 55 teams in the event count their top two scores towards their team total.
Castren, who holds Florida State’s all-time stroke average record, has a two-day total of 154 and is in a tie for 76thplace in the individual standings. She carded two birdies and 13 holes at par or better in the second round.
The United States is in a tie for seventh place in the team standings.