OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (Seminoles.com) – Saturday was all about weathering the storm. Despite Florida State Men’s Golf moving down the leaderboard at 19-over, senior Jamie Li and junior John Pak held steady in the second round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields Country Club.
None of the 15 competing teams shot under par in the second round. The Seminoles shot a 17-over 297 and are tied with Florida for eighth place. Baylor leads the tournament at 4-over, and was one of just two teams who shot lower in their second round compared to their opening round.
Li was again anchoring Florida State, shooting a 1-over 71 and sitting in a tie for third at 1-under overall. The England native managed three birdies on a day where quality scoring was hard to come by. He trails tournament leader Austin Eckroat (-3) of Oklahoma State by just two strokes.
Pak also shot a 71 in the second round, and is tied for ninth on the leaderboard at 1-over. The Scotch Plains, N.J., native also added three birdies, including ones that went back-to-back on holes 16 and 17.
Redshirt freshman Cole Anderson also hung in there for a 4-over 74 on Saturday. Anderson is tied for 31st in the field.
Playing as an individual, freshman Fletcher Wunderlich is tied for 67th at 11-over. Senior Greyson Porter is tied for 73rd at 14-over, and Calvin Sierota is 83rd at 20-over.
Florida State finishes the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational on Sunday.