GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Alabama shot 13-over-par 293 in the second round of the SunTrust Gator Invitational and is tied for the team lead with host Florida.
The Gators were nine-strokes better than any other team in the field on Saturday to tie the Crimson Tide atop the leaderboard at 17-over-par 755. UA shot 284 in round one and 293 in round two while UF opened with a 294 on Friday and shot 3-over 283 on Saturday. Georgia is in third at 22-over-par 582, Florida State (+23, 583) in fourth and South Florida (+28, 588) is fifth.
Brooke Pancake and Stephanie Meadow led Alabama in round two and are tied for fifth place individually at 2-over-par 142. Meadow shot 1-over 71 in round two with Pancake shot a 2-over 72.
Jennifer Kirby is tied for 17th following her second-consecutive 3-over-par round of 73. 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. Johanna Tillström also carded a 77 on Saturday.