Tigers move up to a tie for 10th after the second round of the NCAA Championship

Tigers move up to a tie for 10th after the second round of the NCAA Championship

HOUSTON, Texas (May 10, 2017) – Led by a four-stroke improvement, the No. 26 ranked Sewanee women's golf team is currently tied for 10th after the second round of the NCAA Championship at Bay Oaks Country Club.

Starting the day in 11th, the Tigers are tied with Wisconsin-Stout with a 644 team score. Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival and defending national champion Rhodes rallied with the low round of the tournament, a 300, on Wednesday. The Lynx lead the field with a 601 total. George Fox and Williams are second at 616 while Wittenberg is currently fourth with a 612.

Individually, No. 6 ranked Christina Herbert of Bridgewater leads a close field with a one-under par 143.

Sewanee sophomore Meghan Symonds fell 14 spots on Wednesday after her second-round 80. Symonds is now 12-over par for the tournament and is tied for 25th.

Classmates Sarah Battye and Natalie Javadi are both tied for 47th with 162 totals. Battye fired her second straight 81 in the second round while Javadi improved by 10 strokes with a 76.

Sophia Morrill is tied for 60th after her second-round 83. Her 165 total is three strokes lower than teammate Mary Elizabeth Benton, who is tied for 74th.

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