LAKELAND, Fla. (May 1, 2011) - Rollins opened play at the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament with a 295 and sits second, just four off the pace. Joanna Coe and Fabia Rothenfluh each carded one-under par rounds of 71 and are tied atop the leaderboard.
Top-ranked Nova Southeastern leads after day one with a round of 291. Saint Leo shot 306 and is third while host Florida Southern and Carson-Newman are tied for fourth with scores of 309.
Coe played the front-nine one over with a bogey on No. 6. She was hot on the back, scoring birdies on No. 10 and No. 12, then closed with six pars. Rothenfluh recorded a birdie No. 7, but gave the stroke back with a bogey on No. 8. She then hit another birdie on No. 12 to finish the day with a red number.
Cecilia Kleinert shot a 76 and is tied for 11th. She stumbled out of the gate, suffering bogeys on four of the first five holes. She recovered with two birdies and a double bogey on the back.
The tournament, hosted at Eaglebrooke Golf Club in Lakeland, will continue Monday and Tuesday. Fans can follow the action live at GolfStat.com.