Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Furman's Alexa Rancourt (+7) posted a five-over 77 on Monday to hold a share of second place after two rounds in the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championship at the par-72 Moss Creek Club North Course. The Paladins (+57) slipped to fourth place after a 34-over 322.
Rancourt (74-77=151) is tied for second place with Chattanooga's Maria Juliana Loza (+7) and is three strokes off of the 36-hole lead held by the Lady Mocs' Jordan Britt (+4). A junior from Portland, Maine, Rancourt rebounded from a bogey and double bogey on her first two holes to notch a birdie at No. 3. She added a second birdie at No. 11 before bogeying two of her final three holes.
UNCG (+40) shot 22-over 310 on Monday to maintain a four-stroke lead over second place Chattanooga (+44) and 15-stroke lead over College of Charleston (+55) entering Tuesday's final round. Furman (+57) and Samford (+60) rounded out the top five.
Final round play is slated to begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday with the tournament champion set to receive an automatic bid to the NCAA regionals
Fans can view results, statistics and follow live scoring of the SoCon Championship at www.FurmanPaladins.com and www.GolfStatResults.com.
4 Furman 311 322 633
T2 Alexa Rancourt 74 77 151
T14 Laura Wearn 79 79 158
T21 Daffodil Sanchez 78 82 160
T30 Liz Wendt 80 84 164
44 Laura DeMarco 87 84 171
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