Ohio State sits in second place
Buckeyes trail host Miami (Fla.) by eight strokes after 36 holes
Miami, Fla. -- After 36 holes of play at the Hurricane Invitational, Ohio State is currently in second place at 605. The Buckeyes opened the day with a team score of 308 before chipping in an improved afternoon round of 297 at the par 71, 6,017-yard Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club.
Leading the 16-team field at 597 is host Miami (Fla.). Campbell’s Brooke Bellomy is the top individual after a sum of 2-over 144.
Two strokes back from Bellomy in second place is junior captain Amy Meier. Opening with a 74, Meier fired a 1-over 72 in round two to break into the top five at 146. Throughout the day, the Rochester Hills, Mich., native carded four birdies.
Junior Susana Benavides also fired a 72 in round two after a morning round of 77. Benavides notched a birdie and an eagle in the afternoon to jump into a tie for sixth at 149.
Totaling 154 after 36 holes, freshman Claudia Lim is currently tied for 22nd. The Bella Vista, Australia, product notched scores of 79-75.
Finding four birdies throughout rounds one and two for scores of 82 and 78, respectfully, senior Vicky Villanueva is tied for 48th at 160.
Freshman Kendall Prince earned a score of 78 in round one, but her second round performance did not count toward the team score after a rule violation.
Competing as an individual, junior Rachel Rohanna is tied for 26th at 155 after rounds of 76 and 79.