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Carlson Leads Eagles After Round Two at UC Invitational
Saturday, March 26, 2011

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – With two rounds complete at the 2011 UC Spring Invitational at the Plantation Golf Resort in Crystal River, Fla., the FGCU women’s golf team sits in 15th place on the leaderboard. Sophomore Briana Carlson (Inverness, Fla./Citrus HS) continues to lead the Eagles, holding a share fourth on the individual leaderboard after a two-under 70 on Saturday.

In Friday’s opening round, the Blue and Green combined for a 323 to sit in a tie for 18th overall. Lowering their team score by 18 strokes in round two, the Eagles are now in sole possession of 15th on the 23-team leaderboard heading into Sunday’s final round with a 628 (323-305).

Through two rounds of play, Morehead State remains atop the leaderboard with a 591 (290-301).

After opening with a two-over par 74 on Friday, Carlson came back with a two-under 70 on Saturday to move her two-day total to even-par 144. The Inverness, Fla. now holds a two-way share of fourth place on the 120-player leaderboard, a seven spot improvement from her round one result.

Also improving upon their opening round scores, senior Lina Elmsater (Stockholm, Sweden/Pfeiffer University) lowered her second round score by 10 strokes, and classmate Katerina Toomalatai (Palm Coast, Fla./Flagler Palm Coast HS) bettered her scorecard by six shots. With a two-over par 74 in round two, Elmsater holds a 158 (84-74), while Toomalatai’s score sits at 162 (84-78).

Each scoring a two-under par 142 after two rounds, Florida Southern’s Marianne Andersson (72-70) and Stetson’s Alex Buelow (73-69) are tied atop the leaderboard.

The Eagles wrap up the 2011 UC Spring Invite with Sunday’s final round. Results and recaps from the final round will be available at www.FGCUAthletics.com following Sunday’s play.

FGCU Results
T4. Briana Carlson – 74-70(-2)/144 (E)
T65. Lina Elmsater – 84-74/158
T86. Katerina Toomalatai – 84-78/162
T92. Fabienne Haremza – 81-83/164
T103. Megan Van Etten – 84-85/169

Leaderboard
1. Morehead State – 290-301/591
2. North Texas – 301-292/593
3. Florida Southern – 295-302/597
4. Stetson – 303-296/599
5. Campbell – 300-302/602
6. Marshall – 302-307/609
7. Elon – 301-309/610
8. Mercer – 307-304/611
9. Houston Baptist – 310-302/612
10. FAU – 312-305/617
11. Cincinnati – 315-304/619
12. UAB – 317-303/620
13. Ohio – 310-312/622
14. Rutgers – 312-314/626
15. FGCU – 323-305/628
16. North Dakota State – 313-318/631
17. Seton Hall – 320-315/635
18. Oakland – 313-324/637
19. Seminole State CC – 323-315/638
20. Embry-Riddle – 326-313/639
21. McNeese State – 324-321/645
22. Eckerd – 331-338/669
23. St. Andrews Presby. – No team score