February 20, 2021 - by
Florida State Clings to Two-Shot Lead Entering Final Round

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – The Florida State men’s golf team put on another impressive performance on Saturday afternoon, as they still hold the lead in first place after the second round of the Seminole Intercollegiate at Golden Eagle Country Club in Tallahassee.

The seventh-ranked Seminoles hold a two-stroke lead over the rest of the field. They shot 6-under in this round and are a combined 17-under (277-282) after the second day of play. No. 22 Liberty (-15) and No. 1 Oklahoma (-11) are still trailing the Noles going into the final round.

Senior John Pak leads the Seminoles with the best score after the second day of competition, as he shot 2-under 70 on the day behind five birdies. The All-American is now 5-under (69-70) combined going into the final round and is tied for sixth in the overall field of players.

Redshirt sophomore Cole Anderson led all Noles in the second round of play shooting 3-under 69 on the day and 4-under (71-69) combined through this tournament. Anderson had three birdies on Saturday and did not shoot anything worse than a par on any hole, as he’s tied for ninth overall among players.

Freshman Frederik Kjettrup also had a stellar day, recording 1-under 71 to put together a combined 3-under (70-71) through two rounds of play. He finished the back nine holes with four birdies to put him at 11th overall on the player’s leaderboard.

Freshman Brett Roberts and graduate transfer Vincent Norrman both played well to cap off the day for the Seminoles. Roberts finished with 3-over 75 on the day and sits at 2-under (67-75) overall, while Norrman recorded even-par 72 and is going into Sunday’s round at 1-under (71-72) overall.

The Noles are tied for the second-most birdies with 42 total in the tournament and they are also tied for first in eagles with two after Norrman shot one on the 18th hole.

Two Seminole golfers, Pak and Anderson, are in the top five of the player’s leaderboard and all five golfers for the Noles remain in the top 20 spots overall. The Seminoles are also the only team in the field with all five players scoring better than even-par through two rounds.

FSU’s B-team sits in 11th place after the second round. Senior Connor Futrell led the group with 3-under 69 on the day and 1-under (293-291) combined through two rounds.

The third and final round of the Seminole Intercollegiate will tee off Sunday at 8 a.m. at the Golden Eagle Country Club. You can follow the leaderboard for the tournament on golfstat.com.

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