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Strong Second Round Vaults Women's Golf to Ninth at Jacksonville Classic

Strong Second Round Vaults Women's Golf to Ninth at Jacksonville Classic

The Basics
Event: 9th Annual Jacksonville Classic / Hosted by Jacksonville
Location:
 Marsh Landing CC / Ponte Vedra, Fla.
Full Results: Jacksonville Classic / Day 1

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – Rebecca Hnidka holed out in two on a par four and Kennedy Ishee shot a 70 in the second round to highlight the Oral Roberts women's golf action Monday at the 9th Annual Jacksonville Classic. A thunderstorm blew through and delayed the start of the tournament and it took Golden Eagles a round to settle down but a 294 in the second round put the Golden Eagles ninth overall after day one of the event.

Daytona State (291-287—578) took a commanding 12 shot lead over the rest of the field while ORU finished the day at 607 (313-294) and is just four shots back of the next team. 

News and Notes
- Coming off a third place finish at the last tournament, Ishee picked right back up and finished the day at one over 145 after a second round 70 (75-70). Ishee is tied for fourth going into the final round and two shots off the lead.

- Hnidka had the tournament's lone eagle of the day, holing out in two on the par 4 13th hole.

- Paty Torres had the biggest improvement between rounds shooting even par on the second time around, dropping nine shots from round one.

- Torres leads the field in par 3 scoring at 2.63 (-3). Ishee is tied for fourth in par 4 scoring with an even par 4.00 average.

ORU Individual Results
T4 – Kennedy Ishee – 75-70—145
T43 – Paty Torres – 81-72—153
T47 – Annie Lacombe – 81-74—155
T50 – Rebecca Hnidka – 77-79—156
T56 – Beatriz Garcia – 80-78—158

Team Results
1 – Daytona State – 291-287—578
2 – Nova Southeastern – 296-294—590
T3 – Jacksonville – 298-293—591
T3 – West Florida – 289-302—591
T5 – Georgia State – 305-291—596
T5 – Lynn – 294-302—596
7 – Stetson – 309-291—600
8 – Jacksonville State – 300-303—603
9 – Oral Roberts – 313-294—607
T10 – Georgia Southern – 303-305—608
T10 – Seminole State – 300-308—608
12 – Longwood – 308-309—617
T13 – Florida Atlantic – 307-312—619
T13 – USC Upstate – 315-304—619

Up Next
ORU will be paired with Stetson and Jacksonville State for the final round, which is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. eastern time.   

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