SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State women’s golf team remained in seventh place after the second round of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate at the Sevierville Golf Club. The Tigers cut four strokes off of their first round performance as they carded a team 64-over, 348.
Lee University continues to lead the women’s field with a 33-over, 601. The host Tennessee Tech is second at 41-over, 609.
Natalie Spicer (85-84=169) led the team for the second consecutive day with a 13-over, 84. Spicer earned an up-and-down on the par-5, 9th, as she chipped to eight feet after coming up short on her third shot. The senior secured her second up-and-down on the par-4, 15th, as she blasted out of the bunker from 105 yards out to eight feet. Spicer sank the putt to save par.
Morgan Rood (89-86=175) hit nine fairways and nine greens. On No. 14, Rood hit into the red hazard on her second shot and followed with a knock down out of the hazard with a pitching wedge, carrying 75 yards over a hill, allowing her to two putt to save par.
Paige Harlin (89-88=177) hit a 7-iron to about three feet off the tee box on No. 18 and dropped the putt for birdie. Harlin used 36 putts as she found 11-of-12 fairways and four greens on the day.
Savannah Szozda (89-90=179) got up-and-down on No. 5 after missing the green and hit a wedge shot setting up a six foot putt. Szozda used a birdie on No. 17 with a 15 foot putt from the fringe on her way to carding a scoring round, 90.
Haleigh Riley (94-97=191) hit driver on the par-4, 15th, to 155 yards, setting up a hybrid shot setting up an up-and-down for par. Riley posted a non-scoring 97 on the day.
The final round will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday morning.