Mean Green Surges Into The Lead In Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After the best round of the day, the North Texas women's golf team surged to the lead at the 33rd Pat Bradley Invitational after 36 holes. The Mean Green fired a 294 and climbed from third to first place to take a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of play tomorrow.

"This round was representative of a lot of hard work and paying close attention to the basics," said head coach Jeff Mitchell. "We are continuing to play high caliber golf under a variety of circumstances. We are looking forward to tomorrows challenge."

It was a very steady round of golf for North Texas as the Mean Green has four players in the top-15.  Chandra Alexander leads the way as she remains in third place after a round of 1-over par. She had three birdies on the day and has a two-round score of even-par 144 after 36 holes.

Addison Long remains in a tie for 10th place after a second round of 2-over par 74. Long had two birdies in her round and is at 147 after the first two rounds.

Kelsey Kipp moved up to a tie for 12th place with a second round of 73. She had a wild round with nine pars, four birdies, and five bogeys but Kipp is at 148 after the first two days.

Freshman Chaslyn Chrismer continues her solid play with a second round of 2-over par 74 as she moved into the top-15. Chrismer's round that had two birdies on the day sent her into a tie for 14th place.

Fellow freshman Taylor Kilponen shot a 79 and has a two-round score of 160. North Texas is going after a school record third tournament title and its third win in four events this season.  

The Mean Green has a score of 594 and a one-stroke lead over Daytona State, six over Western Michigan, and seven stroke lead over Maryland heading into the final round.

The final round of the tournament begins tomorrow morning.



North Texas Mean Green