Steen Cards Career Low 69 to Lead Memphis in Second Round of Hurricane Invitational
Feb. 15, 2010
Preston McClellan, Undergraduate Assistant -
MIAMI LAKES, Fla.—Marissa Steen carded a career-low 69 in the second round of the Hurricane Invitational to lead Memphis and claim a share of third place individually heading into the final round.
Memphis carded a 307 team total in round two at the Don Shula Golf Resort in order to climb one spot and move into a tie for 13th on the leaderboard. Memphis (313-307) is tied with Charleston Southern (315-305) and is only nine strokes out of the top eight.
Steen’s three-under-par total is tied for the seventh lowest single round individual total in school history. With opening rounds of 76-69, she is just two shots back of first and second round leader Christine Wong (69-74).
“I’m excited for Marissa,” said Lady Tiger head coach Beth Harrelson. “She flat out played solid golf today—15 pars, three birdies and no bogies—that’s impressive golf.”
First round leader Christine Wong (San Diego State) maintained her advantage by carding a second round 74. She leads Cathrine Madsen (Georgia State), who is currently at even par for the tournament after posting rounds of 74-70, by one stroke. Marissa Steen (76-69) is tied with Aruka Felgueroso (72-73) for third position.
The Hurricane Invitational concludes tomorrow with the playing of the third round. A shotgun start is scheduled for 8:30 am (ET).