Tigers Eighth Going into ACC Tournament Final Day
Only five players shot par or better individually, including Clemson's Sloan Shanahan who finished even par for the day. She improved eight shots from her first round to her second and her three birdies led the team. She enters the final round tied for 17th place.
Ashlan Ramsey shot a four-over par 75 and she is tied for 11th place. McKenzie Talbert and Jessica Hoang both had rounds of 79, a one stroke improvement for Talbert and a three stroke improvement for Hoang. Lauren Salazar finished with an 83.
Duke and Virginia remain in first and second place respectively. Duke shot a tournament best 285, following their opening round of 291. Four of their players are tied for seventh or better individually, including Celine Boutier who leads the field. Virginia shot a 299 and trails Duke by 14 strokes. North Carolina, Miami, and NC State round out the top five. Florida State is in sixth place, Notre Dame in seventh place, and Clemson and Maryland are tied for eighth. Wake Forest is in the 10th place and Boston College is in 11th place.
In tomorrow's final round Clemson will play with Maryland and Notre Dame. The group will tee off between 8:50 and 9:30 a.m.
Live scoring can be followed on GolfStat.com. Live video will be shown on theACC.com from 12:30-3 p.m. for Saturday's final round. Admission is free to the public for the entire tournament.
Team Standings (second round score, score through two rounds):
1) Duke 285, 576 2) Virginia 299, 590 3) North Carolina 298, 597 4) Miami 301, 599 5) NC State 292, 600 6) Florida State 299, 605 7) Notre Dame 303, 609 T8) Maryland 305, 611 T8) Clemson 304, 611 10) Wake Forest 306, 617 11) Boston College 309,644
Individual Leaders (second round score, score through two rounds):
1)Celine Boutier of Duke 69, 140 2) Matilda Castren of FSU 74, 143 T3) Briana Mao and Lauren Coughlin both of UVA both 73, 144 5) Yu Liu of Duke 72, 145 6) Sandy Choi of Duke 71, 146 T7) Laetitia Beck of Duke 75, 147, Elizabeth Mallett of UNC 72, 147, Katherine Perry of UNC 73, 147, and Brittany Marchand of NC State 71, 147 T11) Kailey Walsh of Miami 73, 148, Talia Campbell of Notre Dame 73, 148 and Ashlan Ramsey of Clemson 71, 150