Alabama, Florida Tied For Gator Lead

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Alabama women's golf team shot 13-over-par 293 in the second round of the Gator Women's Invitational and are tied for the team lead with host Florida on the par-70, 6,002-yard Mark Bostick Golf Course.

The Gators were nine-strokes better than any other team in the field on Saturday to tie Alabama atop the leaderboard at 17-over-par 755. UA shot 284 in round one and 293 in round two while Florida opened with a 294 on Friday and shot 3-over 283 Saturday. Georgia is in third place at 22-over-par 582 with Florida State (+23, 583) in fourth and South Florida (+28, 588) is fifth.

Senior Brooke Pancake and sophomore Stephanie Meadow led Alabama in round two and are tied for fifth place individually at 2-over-par 142 heading into Sunday's third and final round. Meadow shot 1-over 71 in round two with Pancake carding a 2-over 72.

Jennifer Kirby is tied for 17th after 36 holes of play following her second straight 3-over-par round of 73. Sophomore Hannah Collier, who shot even-par 70 on Friday, slipped back in the second round with a 7-over 77 to fall into a tie for 21st position. Freshman Johanna Tillström also carded a 77 on Saturday.

The Crimson Tide will play with the host Gators during Sunday's final round as well as the third-place Georgia Bulldogs.

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