The second round of the NCAA Women's Golf Regional Championships concluded Friday at each of the three sites. Participants are playing a total of 54 holes (18 holes each day). Regional action concludes Saturday, when eight teams and two individuals will advance from each site to the NCAA National Championships at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, May 17-20.
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Mountain West champion TCU posted a 9-over-par 297 in Friday's second round and has sole possession of 12th place at the par-72, 6,271-yard Legends Course at LPGA International in Daytona, Fla. The 33rd-ranked Horned Frogs are 23 shots over par (599) entering Saturday's final round. Four strokes separate TCU and Florida, which currently occupies the final qualifying spot.
TCU's top individual performance came from junior Brooke Beeler (Butler, Ill.), who shot a 1-under 71 to finish in a tie for 32nd with seven others. Beeler has a 4-over-par 148 after two days of competition.
No. 3-ranked Alabama leads the tournament with a two-day total of 5-under-par 571. The Crimson Tide's Stephanie Meadows, who shot a 5-under 67 on Friday, holds the individual lead with a 6-under-par 138.
Unranked BYU shot a 23-over-par 311 on Friday and finished in a tie for 11th place with Denver at the par-72, 6,266-yard Washington National Golf Course in Auburn, Wash. The Cougars are 38 shots over par through two rounds. BYU freshman Annika Afoa (Murray, Utah) led the team Friday with a 4-over 76 and is currently at 7-over par (151). BYU sophomore Kelsey Vines (St. George, Utah) is also 7-over for the tournament, after carding a 5-over-par 77 on Friday. Afoa and Vines are two of five players tied for 37th place.
The Cougars are joined in the West Regional by fellow MW members New Mexico and San Diego State. The Aztecs are currently 17th with a two-day total of 621, after posting a 23-over-par 311 on Friday. Junior Malin Enarsson (Gothenburg, Sweden) paced No. 48 SDSU for the second consecutive day, after carding a 5-over 77 in Round 2. Enarsson is currently 9-over 153 for the tournament to tie for 45th place with six others.
New Mexico, which has a two-day total of 628, shot a 30-over-par 318 and is 20th heading into Saturday's final round. Freshman Sammi Stevens (Hereford, Texas), who led the Lobos in Thursday's opening round, reprised that effort on Friday by shooting a 9-over-par 81. Stevens is 12 over par for the tournament.
Colorado State junior Brianna Espinoza (Phoenix, Ariz.), who received an at-large individual berth to the postseason, finished the second round with a 2-over-par 74. Espinoza began play on Friday tied for 104th and has since climbed to a tie for 63rd place.
USC, ranked No. 1 in the nation, leads the tournament with a two-day total of 4-under-par 572. No other school in the 22-team field is under par. The top individual score belongs to Tennessee's Erica Popson, who shot a 3-under 69 on Friday and has a two-day total of 7-under-par 137. Texas A&M and Oregon currently share the final qualifying spot at 27 over par with a two-day total of 603.
No. 44 UNLV shot a 37-over-par 325 on Friday at the par-72, 6,208-yard Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind.
Making their ninth straight regional appearance, the Rebels are currently 22nd in the 24-team field after two rounds of play.
Senior Therese Koelbaek (Holte, Denmark), turned in UNLV's top individual performance for the second straight day. The 2011 Mountain West Player of the Year carded a 4-over-par 76 on Friday and is nine shots over par (153) to tie for 39th place heading into Saturday's final round.
No. 2-ranked UCLA leads the tournament with a 16-over-par 592. The individual leader is Arkansas' Emily Tubert with an even-par 144.