Hagerman 12th in NCAA Regionals after first two rounds
Freshman Heather Hagerman of Florida Gulf Coast University fired a two-over par 156 to tie for 12th place after two rounds of play in the first day of the NCAA Division II South Region Women’s Golf Championships at the Lone Palm Golf Club.
Hagerman (New Port Richey, Fla.) carded a first-round 75 on the par-72, 6,079-yard course, to place her seventh after the first 18 holes. She followed up with a second round 81.
Two-time defending national champion Rollins College (584) is leading the team field by 28 strokes over second seed Florida Southern (612). Lynn University is third with a two-round score of 620. The six-team regional field features five teams ranked in the top 10 of the National Golf Coaches Association Division II national poll.
The Tars, who feature three first-team all-americans, have five of the top eight golfers through two rounds, including defending regional champion and current leader Charlotte Campbell, who shot a 1-over par 143. Campbell leads Florida Southern's Pamela Feggans, who shot a second-round best 69, by one stroke.
One of three individuals players selected for the regional championship, Hagerman will tee off at 8 a.m. in Tuesday’s final round.
The top two teams and top two individuals not with one of those teams will advance to the NCAA Division II National Tournament to be played at The Championship Course at the University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, May 11-14.