EAST LANSING, Mich. – The No. 23 Michigan State women’s golf team shot a 3-over 291 in the second round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic on Saturday at the University of Georgia Golf Course and moved up to seventh place in the team standings with an overall score of 587 (296-291). The round of 291 tied for the second lowest of the season by the Spartans.
Junior Caroline Powers paced MSU with a 2-under 70 and is currently tied for ninth on the individual leaderboard with a 142 (-2). Powers was consistent all day with 14 pars and three birdies against just
Liz Nagel posted another solid round with a 1-under 71 and moved up 11 spots on the leaderboard and into a tie for 14th. Nagel is at even-par 144 (73-71) through two rounds.
Christine Meier improved by one shot in her second round with a 2-over 74 and is currently tied for 34th with a 149 (+5).
Nagel and Meier both tied for the team lead with four birdies on Saturday.
Senior Lindsey Solberg and sophomore Allyssa Ferrell each posted a round of 76 for MSU. Solberg is at 152 (+8) through two rounds, while Ferrell is at 154 (+10).
The 40th annual Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic features 13 teams ranked in the Golfweek Top 50. The third and final round of the 17-team tournament is set for a shotgun start Sunday morning at 9 a.m.