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Everts in 4th, Golden Eagles in 6th at Samford Intercollegiate through two rounds

HOOVER, Ala. -- Sophomore Maddi Everts ranks fourth out of 60 golfers at the Samford Intercollegiate, pacing the Tennessee Tech women's golf team to a sixth-place spot after two rounds. The tournament is slated to conclude with one round Tuesday.

The Ooltewah, Tenn. native lit up the Hoover Country Club on Monday, carding two identical rounds of 76 for a 152 on the day. Everts sits six strokes behind the leader, Elin Olsson of West Florida (+2), at +8 and is tied with Camila Sevillano, also of UWF.

Tech sits in sixth place with a 652, eight strokes ahead of seventh-place UAB. Host Samford leads the tournament with a team score of 617.

Senior Katherine Bell and freshman Megan Williamson struggled in the first round, but improved their second-round scores by eleven and nine strokes, respectively. Bell ranks second on the squad, and 25th overall, with an 87+76=163. Williamson is close behind with an 87+78=165 and is in 28th place. Senior Amanda Randolph (85+88=173) and freshman Allison Geer (90+87=177) round out the Tech unit. 

Round three is set to begin at 8:15 CST Tuesday in a shotgun start. A full recap will be posted on TTUSports.com when results are in.