OCU Stars perched in second through 36 holes of NAIA National Championship

LINCOLN, Neb. – Oklahoma City University carded a round-two 309 and fell back to second place in the NAIA Championships Wednesday at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.
The Stars, ranked No. 2 in NAIA women’s golf, finished day No. 2 with a score of 302-309–611 on the par-72, 5,962-yard course and sat three shots behind tournament leader SCAD-Savannah (Ga.).

"We did not play all that well today," OCU coach Marty McCauley said. "I felt like we had too many big numbers coming down the stretch. That being said, we are still in a good position and are looking forward to competing tomorrow."

Elia Folch turned in a round-two 75 to move to 72-75–147. The senior from Barcelona, Spain, finished the second round in a tie for second place with Alazne Urizar of SCAD-Savannah. The duo is one stroke behind Daniela Martinez of Northwood (Texas).

Freshmen Kailey Campbell, of Oktaha, Okla., and Caroline Goodin, of Oklahoma City, finished the second day in a tie for 12th place. Campbell carded a pair of birdies and finished the round with a score of 78-75–153. Goodin birdied the par-3 15th hole and moved to 77-76–153 on the tournament.

Anna Mikish, a freshman from Choctaw, Okla., birdied two of the last four holes and finished the round with a two-day score of 75-83–158. Fellow freshman Katie-Lee Wilson, of Owasso, Okla., rounded out the Stars’ top five with a score of 83-85–168 with two round remaining.

Fellow Sooner Athletic Conference member Northwood (Texas) finished the second round in 10th place.

Teams saw temperatures range from mid 60s to mid 80s with brisk winds out of the northeast on the day.

OCU will return to action in the third round of the NAIA Championships Thursday at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.

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