The Florida Gulf Coast University women’s golf team moved up from eleventh place to take a share of sixth place after day two on the grass at the Ocala Spring Invitational on Monday.
The Eagles, which ended the first day of play with a score of 315 on Sunday, shot 295 on Monday for a total score of 610, which is tied with Daytona State.
Sophomore Chelsea Guoynes and freshman Mei Khuan Yong led the Eagles during the second day of play with a score of 71. Guoynes, currently sixth on the overall leaderboard, leads all Eagles with a total score of 146.
“We played so much better today, more like what we are capable of,” said Eagles coach Sarah Trew. “I can’t say enough about Chelsea and Mei’s rounds.”
The final day of action will begin today at 8:15 a.m. FGCU will try to catch Mercer, which leads all competitors with a two-day score of 584.