HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The University of Alabama’s Angelica Moresco carded a 1-under par 70 and is in fourth overall with a 36-hole score of 2-under par 140 (70-70) after Saturday’s second round of play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. The 16th-ranked Crimson Tide improved 17 strokes from its opening round score and moved up the leaderboard to 14th place overall with a two-day total of 601 (309-292).
Moresco comes into Sunday’s final round just four shots back of Florida State’s Frida Kinhult, who owns a two-stroke lead on the field with a 6-under par 136 (68-68).
Alabama’s Kenzie Wright matched her career-best 18-hole total Saturday with a 4-under par 67. It was the lowest single-round total by any golfer in the entire field over the opening 36 holes of play. Wright is tied for 21st with a 3-over par 145 (78-67). Jiwon Jeon shot 3-over 74 and is in a tie for 49th with a two-day score of 8-over par 150 (76-74). Mary Mac Trammell (85-81) and Carolina Caminoli (85-83) round out the Tide golfers with a 166 and 168, respectively.
Florida State, ranked No. 19, shot 3-under par as a team and moved into the top spot on the leaderboard with a 565. The Seminoles own an eight-shot lead over No. 3 Duke (573).