ROHNERT PARK, Calif. - The Tarleton State women's golf team carded the best score of the second round to jump three spots to third at the NCAA II Super Region Four Championship at the Foxtail Golf Club.
The TexAnns, who shot a 307 (+19) in the opening round, bettered their score by 16 strokes to shoot a 291 (+3), good for a 598 (+22) overall.
Sonoma State, the regional host, leads with a 594 (+12) and St. Edward's is in second with a 596 (+20).
West Texas A&M and Midwestern State are the other Lone Star Conference representatives in the regional tournament. WT fell one spot into fourth (605, +29) and MSU dropped four spots to seventh (610, +34).
Isabel Jimenez-Perea moved into a tie for third on the leaderboard after firing a 1-under-par 71 and currently has a score of 145 (+1) after two rounds. The junior is only one stroke off the lead, held by Sarah Rotter (Sonoma State) and Crystal Wang (Academy of Art).
Jimenez-Perea recorded a birdie on hole No. 1 to start her round and back-to-back birdies on the 11th and 12th holes. The three-time Lone Star Conference Player of the Year had 13 pars, including pars on the final six holes on the front nine and final five holes on the back nine.
Beatriz Prados climbed 14 spots and improved her first-round score by four strokes after shooting even par on day two. Prados, a First Team All LSC selection, is in a four-way tie for eighth with a 148 (+4).
Freshman Casey Wild saw her scorecard improve by four strokes, too. The LSC Freshman of the Year shot a 2-over-par 74 to put her at 152 (+8) overall and in a tie for 26th.
Kerbey Kipp had the biggest improvement for the TexAnns, shooting a 2-over-par 74 on her second round for a 7-stroke difference from day one. Kipp recorded a par on 14 of the first 15 holes and is at 155 (+11) overall and tied for 31st.
Sarah Gee matched her first-round score of 79 (+7) and currently sits in a tie for 40th with a 158 (+14).
Tarleton State will conclude the 3-round regional tournament on Wednesday when they tee off at 12:30 p.m. CT
The top three teams and the top three individuals from non-advancing teams will move on to the national championship at Meadows Golf Course in Allendale, Mich. on May 13-16.