CABO DE SOL, MEXICO (Seminoles.com) – Senior Jamie Li fired an impressive 66 in Monday’s second round of the Cabo Collegiate, helping Florida State Men’s Golf move up to a tie for fourth place heading into the final round of play.
FSU shaved five strokes off its aggregate score from Sunday, shooting a 7-under 277 in the second round. The Seminoles’ total score at 9-under is six strokes off the pace of tournament leader Arizona (-15). Vanderbilt (-12) follows in second place, trailed by Arizona State (-10), FSU and Stanford (-9).
Li recorded two huge eagles in the second round, scoring 3s on the 555-yard, par-5 fourth hole and the 550-yard, par-5 16th hole. Li leads all Seminoles on the leaderboard at 5-under, tying for sixth. There is logjam in the Top 10, with just two strokes separating three tournament leaders at 7-under and five players tied for sixth at 5-under.
Li leads all golfers in par 5 scoring with an average score of 4.13. His 66 on Monday marks his lowest score of the 2019-20 year.
Junior John Pak produced his ninth consecutive round under par, shooting a 1-under 70 in the second round. Pak strung together five birdies to help offset four bogeys in the round.
Redshirt freshman Cole Anderson shot even-par and is tied for 19th at 2-under. Anderson is coming off an opening-round 69 that led the Seminoles in the early going.
Sophomore Calvin Sierota provided a huge round for FSU, shooting a 1-under 70. Sierota rattled off five birdies in the round, but was hurt by a triple bogey on the par-5 fourth hole. Sierota responded with a birdie on his next hole at the long par-4, 490-yard fifth hole.
Sophomore Alberto Martinez shot 2-over and is 3-over for the tournament, being tied for 50th. Individual Fletcher Wunderlich is 80th at 22-over.
The final round will once again begin with a shot-gun start, as all golfers tee off at 10 a.m. EST/8 a.m. MST.