Feb. 8, 2010
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico –
Florida State University sophomore Hannah Thomson carded a career-best 72 and the Seminole women’s golf team counted four scores a 74 and below to move into sixth place after two rounds of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at the Coco Beach Resort. Thomson improved her score by 14 strokes during the second round of the tournament and the Seminoles improved their team score by 18 strokes as compared to the first round. Florida State begins play in the third and final round of the event only two strokes from the top five and only 14 strokes from the top three in the team standings.
Alabama topped the team scoreboard in the second round and moved into the team lead with a two-day total of 582. The Crimson Tide leads Georgia by five strokes and Oklahoma State by six strokes with 18 holes remaining to be played. Hannah Burke of Baylor, who has carded back-to-back scores of 69 for a 36-hole total of 138, is the individual leader heading into the final round.
The No. 26 ranked Seminoles continue to be led by freshman Jessica Negron who has a two-day total of 149. She is in a tie for 20th place in the individual standings as she plays for the fourth top-20 finish of her five tournament career. Negron carded a 76 in the second round to go along with her team-leading 73 in the first round.
Junior Macarena Silva and sophomore Maria Salinas carded identical scores of 73 in the second round. Silva improved her score by five strokes and is in a tie for 27th place with a 151 total. Salinas, who is playing in her first tournament as a Seminoles, also carded a 73 to go along with her first round score of 80. Senior Lacey Agnew carded a two-over par 74 in the second round and is in a tie for 32nd in the individual standings.
Lady Puerto Rico Open/Coco Beach Resort/Feb. 7-9, 2010 Rio Grande, Puerto Rico/Second Round Florida State Results 6/16. Florida State 310 292 602 T20. Jessica Negron 73 76 149 T27. Macarena Silva 78 73 151 T32. Maria Salinas 80 73 153 T32. Lacey Agnew 79 74 153 T57. Hannah Thomson 86 72 158 84. Jamie Kuhn 83 87 170 * * playing as an individual