After the second day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, Gustavus moved up one spot into 11th place in the team standing. The Gusties shot another 324 (+36) on day two, bringing their two-day total to 648. The 2012 NCAA Tournament is being held at the Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Ind.
Turning in Gustavus’ top scores of the day was senior Ann Jackson (Fargo, N.D.) and junior Kayleigh Dittes (Eden Prairie, Minn.). Both players set the tone for the Gusties with an eight-over-par 80 on day two. Jackson now leads the team in a tie for 21st at 157 (77-80), while Dittes’ rebound score today puts her in a tie for 66th at 166 (86-80).
First-year Sam Falk (Glenwood, Minn.) improved three strokes from day one with an 81 (+9) on the second day. She is now in a tie for 54th with a 165 (84-81). Seniors Rikka Holiday (Bozeman, Mont.) and Taylor Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) sit alongside Falk in 54th with a two-day 165. Drenttel fired an 83 (+11) on day two, while Holiday ripped an 84 (+12).
Moving into first place was defending NCAA Champion Methodist who has now fired back-to-back 310’s to lead the field with a team score of 620. DePauw University is in second place with a 621, and UW-Eau Claire rounds out the top three in third with a 622.
Catherine Wagner of UW-Eau Claire moved into the top spot after firing a one-under par 71 today. She now has a two-day score of 149 (+5). Taylor Beaty (78-73-151) of DePauw and Georgiana Salant (72-79-151) of Williams sit in a tie for second place.
The third day of the NCAA Championships will continue tomorrow morning with the Gusties beginning to tee off at 8:50 a.m.