Ninth-place Duke leads five ACC Teams at NCAA Women’s Golf Championship
Blue Devils 13 strokes off of the lead after second round
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Fifth-ranked Duke, in a three-way tie for ninth place, leads five teams at the 2016 NCAA Women’s Golf Championship following second round play at the Par 72, 6331-yard Eugene Country Club Course in Eugene, Oregon.
Led by a four-under par 68 by freshman Virginia Elena Carta, the Blue Devils (582) carded a five-under 283, tying for the third-lowest round of the day, and trails team-leading Southern California (569) by 13 strokes.
Florida State (585) with a two-over round of 290 is in 13th place, three strokes behind Duke and 16 strokes off of the lead. With a six-over round of 294, ACC champion Virginia (587) is in 15th place, 18 strokes off the pace.
North Carolina (590) is tried with Florida for 17th, while Miami and Texas are deadlocked for 19th place with identical two-round totals of 591.
Miami freshman Dewi Weber carded a six-under 66 and assumed the second round individual lead with a nine-under par 135. Weber owns a one-stroke advantage over Tennessee’s Anna Newell and is two strokes ahead of Duke’s Carta.
The top 15 teams will qualify for a fourth round of stroke play on Monday. Play will continue tomorrow with the second round of the championship. Live results can be found on Golfstat.com as well as the ncaa.com.