ALLENDALE, Mich. - Tarleton State moved up two spots and is in a tie for fourth after the second round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championship at The Meadows Golf Course.
The TexAnns improved by 15 strokes from their first-round score, carding a 305 (+17) today and have shot a 625 (+49) overall.
Lynn University is tied for fourth with Tarleton, while Rollins College (+44), Central Oklahoma (+44) and The University of Indianapolis (+28) sit ahead of the TexAnns on the leaderboard.
Isabel Jimenez-Perea showed today why she is the three-time defending Lone Star Conference Golfer of the Year when the junior shot a second-round best 1-over-par 73 and is tied for third overall at 150 (+6). Jimenez-Perea jumped 12 spots after shooting a 77 (+5) in her first round. On the day, Jimenez-Perea recorded three birdies along with 12 pars and was tied for the overall lead through 17.
The best individual finish in the NCAA Championship in TexAnn Golf history is seventh by Jimenez-Perea (2013) and Carla Cooper (2010).
Midwestern State's Brenna Moore, who is playing as an individual after winning the West Super Regionals, leads the overall leaderboard at 147 (+3).
Casey Wild sits in seventh after shooting a 6-over-par 78. Wild, the LSC Freshman of the Year, birdied twice and is at 152 (+8) through two rounds.
Beatriz Prados improved by two strokes from her first round score to card a 79 (+7) on day two. The First-Team All-LSC selection has a 160 (+16) with two rounds left to play.
After shooting an 88 on the first day, Sarah Gee topped her first-round score by 12 strokes to record a 4-over-par 76. Gee logged two birdies on the back nine and had 10 pars on the round. The freshman has a 164 (+20) through two rounds.
Kerbey Kipp had the biggest turnaround on the day for the TexAnns. Kipp bettered her first-round score by 15 strokes to finish with a 6-over-par 78 and sits at 171 (+27) overall.
The TexAnns have 92 pars through the second round and are tied for third out of 12 teams with 16 birdies.
Tarleton State is playing in its ninth NCAA Women's Golf Championship since the 2006-07 season and is coming off the program's best finish last season when they placed third.
During the season, Tarleton State won two tournaments, including their eighth NCAA Regional Championship.
The TexAnns will resume the four-round tournament tomorrow and play through Saturday in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship.