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DAYTONA BEACH, Florida
- The second-ranked Florida Southern women's golf team stands in fifth
place following the conclusion of the second round of play at the NCAA
Division II Preview held here at the LPGA International Golf Club
Legend's Course, which will be the site of this year's NCAA D-II
National Championship. The tournament field field includes 13 teams,
including nine of which are currently nationally ranked.
Moccasins followed up its first round score of 308 on Sunday with a 315
in Monday's second round. The Mocs have shot 623 for 36 holes and is
one shot in front of sixth place West Florida (624) and one shot behind
fourth place Central Oklahoma (622). Lynn, who was tied for the first
round lead with Barry, took over first place after shooting a 301 in the
second round. Lynn's total through 36 holes is 606, while Barry is in
second place with a 618 and Florida Tech is third with a 621.
Leading the way for the Mocs through two rounds is senior Megan Kiley
(Leo, Ind.). The 2012 Honorable Mention All-American shot a three-over
par 75 on Monday to push her 36 hole total to 149, which is tied for
third place with West Florida's Camila Sevillano.
Tech's Rachel Polson leads atop the leaderboard after firing a one-over
par 73 on Monday. Polson has shot 145 for 36 holes and is one shot in
front of Dallas Baptist's Syndey Williams, who fired an even-par 72 on
Tuesday, to move to 146 for 36 holes.
In addition to Kiley, senior Amy Hodgkinson
(Mead, Colo.) fired a second round score of 82 to fall into a tie for
11th place with a 154. Hodgkinson shot an even-par 72 in Sunday's
opening round to stand tied for the lead. Junior Barbora Vejlupkova (Prague, Czech Republic) shot a 77 in the second round to stand in 28th place with a 157 for 36 holes, while junior Callie Hodgkinson (Mead, Colo.) shot an 81 in the second round to stand tied for 45th place with a 164 and sophomore Emily Rymer (Orlando, Fla.) carded a second round 83 to stand tied for 48th place with a 165.
Junior Hannah Duffie
(Dalton, Ga.), who is playing as an individual, completed the Mocs
contingent of golfers as she fired a second round score of 85 to stand
tied for 58th place with a 171 after 36 holes.
The Mocs will complete the three-day season opening tournament on Tuesday with another 18 holes.
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Lake Gibson's Tyler Brown rumbled for the longest rushing play in 6A District 10 this season in his game against Sebring last week. Brown scampered for 51 yards on the play and finished with 70 on the day as his team beat the Blue Streaks.
moved up to 267 from 306 in the state rankings this week, the biggest
jump in the league. Scott LaVaar's team was able to make the jump by
beating Scott LaVaar's team 41-20. Read more
BABSON PARK, Fla. – WIU Lady Warriors soccer team
traveled to South Carolina and Georgia last weekend to face two
conference opponents and managed to escape with a 1-1 record.
On Friday the Lady Warriors played University of South Carolina Beaufort
and ran away with a 4-1 victory. The Lady Warriors scored 3 goals in
the first half then another in the second half. Ciera Abundez scored goals with Alexis Garrand assisting on one of them. Ashley Palmer and Aubrie Strohmenger score the other 2 goals in the winning effort. Goal keeper Vance Makenzie had 3 saves in the win.
Florida Southern first baseman Jerrod Flanagan was selected to the All-Myrtle Beach Collegiate Summer Baseball League Team after helping the Riptides win the league's inaugural championship. Flanagan, who was a freshman for the Moccasins in 2012, was a unanimous selection to the all-star team as voted on by coaches and league administrators. Click here to read entire story.
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Pressley breaks off league-leading run for Lakeland Christian
Lakeland Christian's Rafeal Pressley recorded the longest rushing play in 3A District 6 this season in his game against Tenoroc last week. Pressley scampered for 80 yards on the play and finished with 193 on the day as his team bested the Titans.
Christian was the team that gained the most ground in the standings
this week, jumping from fourth to second in the league. Earlier in the
week, Diane Klages's team triumphed over Tenoroc 35-27. Read more
Polk Senior Games Inc. is a non profit organization that sponsors the annual Polk Senior Games. Senior men and women will be able to compete in more than 30 games involving mental skill and physical ability. The competition spans a two-week period and features games of badminton, basketball shooting, 3-on-3 basketball, billiards, bocce, bowling, bridge, checkers, cribbage, ballroom, social and square dancing, darts, euchre, field events, fishing, golf, horseshoes, 18-hole and putt and chip golf, pickleball, lawn bowling, pepper, pass and kick, racquetball, 5K road race, Scrabble, senior smarts, skeet and trap shooting, shuffleboard, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track, and walking. Read More