The Georgetown University women's golf team shot a 12-over par 300 in the second round and enters the final round of play at the BIG EAST Championship one stroke off the pace of Seton Hall and Xavier, who are tied for first place.

Women's Golf

Georgetown One Shot off Lead Entering Final Round of BIG EAST Championship

April 17, 2015

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The Georgetown University women's golf team shot a 12-over par 300 in the second round and enters the final round of play at the BIG EAST Championship one stroke off the pace of Seton Hall and Xavier, who are tied for first place. The tournament is being played at the par 72, 6,176-yard LPGA International Hills Course.

The Hoyas were tied for the team lead after a first round 22-over par 310 and bettered their score by nine shots on Friday, but Seton Hall moved into a one-stroke lead after firing an 11-over par 299.

Entering the final round, Seton Hall and Xavier are tied for the team lead at 34-over par 610, with the Hoyas one shot back at 35-over par 611. St. John's is in fourth place at 59-over par 635, followed by Creighton and Butler.

Freshman Jacquelyn Eleey (Quincy, Mass./The Taft School), who had the individual lead after a first round 1-over par 73, posted a 4-over par 76 and is in third place at 5-over par 149, leading Georgetown.

Junior Patricia Lee (Lone Tree, Colo./Highlands Ranch) shot a 2-over par 74 and is tied for sixth place at 8-over par 152, while junior Mackenzie Boydston (Keller, Texas/Nolan Catholic) is tied for eighth place at 10-over par 154. She posted Georgetown's best round of the day with a 1-over par 73.

Freshman Lauren Gros (Windermere, Fla./Windermere Prep) shot an 8-over par 80 on Friday and is tied for 13th place at 14-over par 158, while freshman Christine Schmitt (Pittsford, N.Y./Mercy) carded a 6-over par 78 and is tied for 15th place at 15-over par 159.

Saturday's final round tees off at 8 a.m.

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