PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Northeastern State shaved a pair of strokes from its first-round score, but they remain in 13th place after 36-holes of the NCAA Championships on Wednesday. The RiverHawks hold onto a 638 (320-318) and are 15-strokes back of the cutline if they want to extend their season out by a day.
Ebba Moberg turned in the eighth-best overall scorecard with a 1-over 74 in her second go around the Championship Course. The NSU senior landed 12 pars and an eagle from 160 yards out on the sixth hole that hit the bottom of the pin and fell in the hole. Moberg will head into the final round of medal play tied for 24th place.
Aitana Hernandez is tied for 43rd with a two-day score at 159 (80-79), and Kelsey Lumpkin is tied for 56th scoring an 84 on Wednesday (163). Nina Lee shot a 165 (84-81) leaving the freshman tied for 69th, and Lexi Armon holds onto a 167 (81-86), tied for 77th overall.
The RiverHawks along with eight other teams are chasing Limestone College who holds onto the final transfer spot to match play on Friday with a 623. UIndy is the tournament leader with a 605 and holds a five-stroke lead over Barry. On the medalist leaderboard, two players are tied at the top with a 144 through two rounds.
Thursday's round will put NSU with a pair of familiar teams, Oklahoma Christian, and Central Missouri. The three will start on the back nine, beginning at 8 a.m.