Franzoni Highlights Chargers’ Strong 2nd Round at Augie Highland Classic

  Aaron Frey
  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:32 AM

Rock Island, IL

The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team shaved 28 shots off its score in the second round, highlighted by an 80 from freshman Emily Franzoni (Canton, Ill./Canton), in the Augustana Highland Classic over the weekend at Highland Springs.

Franzoni’s 8-over-par second round on Sunday was 19 strokes better than her first-round total as she finished tied for 34th with a 179 for the tournament. The Chargers were led by freshman Hayley Guilinger (Thomson, Ill./West Carroll), who tied for 27th after shooting 176 (93-83) over the two days.

Freshman Renee Scheider (Lena, Ill./Lena-Winslow) shot in the 90s both days for Sandburg, totaling a 189 (99-90). Other scores for the Chargers came from Katelyn Davis (Henderson, Ill./Galesburg) with a 197 (94-103) and freshman Claudia Hazell (Melton, Australia/Victoria University) with a 202 (98-104).

Competing as an individual, freshman Grace Scott (Biggsville, Ill./West Central) turned in a solid weekend with a total of 182 (95-87), which was good for 39th.

Sandburg’s 356 on Sunday was a huge improvement from the 384 it posted in Saturday’s first round. The Chargers, the only team from a two-year school in the field, finished eighth, 12 shots back of seventh-place Millikin. Vitterbo (323-308-631) won by 28 shots over host Augustana.

Sandburg will compete in the Monmouth College Invite on Friday and Saturday and Gibson Woods.

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