November 2, 2019 - by

Men’s Golf in Contention at White Sands Invitational

NASSAU, BAHAMAS ( – The Florida State Men’s Golf team has a fighting chance to earn a tournament win on Sunday. The Seminoles are in second place at the White Sands Invitational and only six strokes out of the lead, shooting 13-under (275-288) through the first two rounds at the Ocean Club Golf Course.

Senior Jamie Li was the catalyst on Saturday, carding a 3-under 69 in the second round. Li is tied for 13th overall at 4-under (71-69), using a 32 on the back nine in the second round that was highlighted by an eagle on the par-5, 573-yard 13th hole.

Sophomore Calvin Sierota ranks the highest on the FSU leaderboard. He is at 5-under (66-73) and tied for ninth after shooting a second-round 73. Sierota totaled four birdies and had five bogeys.

Junior John Pak steadied the course with an even-par 72 in the second round, delivering three birdies and three bogeys. He finished well by nabbing a birdie on the par-4, 403-yard first hole. Pak is tied for 22nd overall at 2-under (70-72).

Sophomore Alberto Martinez is also tied for 22nd at 2-under (68-74). Redshirt freshman Cole Anderson shot a 71 in the second round as an individual. Junior Parker Reddig is currently 8-over and tied for 78th.

Houston is the tournament leader at 19-under, followed by FSU (-13), Wake Forest (-12), Miami Ohio (-11) and SMU (-10).

As a team, the Seminoles have taken advantage of the par 3 hole. FSU is second among the 14-team field in par 3 scoring at 3.03.

Sunday’s final round will begin once again at 8 a.m. ET and can be followed on

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