PALOS VERDES, Calif. — The No. 5 Alabama women’s golf team improved six shots from Sunday’s opening round 307, carding a 301 during the second round on Monday to finish with a 36-hole total of 608 at the at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. The Crimson Tide fell two spots in the overall standings to 14th entering Tuesday’s final round.

Alabama is one of nine teams in the 16-team field ranked among’s top-15 teams in the nation, while 13 rank among the nation’s top-35 entering this week’s event.

Two Alabama players ended the day in the individual top-25 heading into the third and final round. Sophomore Angelica Moresco carded the team’s low round on the par-71, 6,017-yard Palos Verdes Golf Club, finishing with a 1-over par 72 on Tuesday to climb into a tie for 17th place overall with a 5-over 147 (72-75). Junior Jiwon Jeon is one shot back of her teammate in a tie for 23rd place at 6-over par 148 (73-75). Moresco has been impressive on par 4 holes, leading the entire field with a 3.91 average, while Jeon has done her damage on par 3s with an average of 2.75 to rank second among the entire field.

Junior Kenzie Wright is in a tie for 47th with a 36-hole total of 11-over par 153 (76-77). Freshman Mary Mac Trammell had Alabama’s biggest individual improvement, bettering her first-round score of 84 by seven strokes and finishing the day with a 77 and a two-day score of 161. Freshman Carolina Caminoli rounds out the Crimson Tide starters with a 167 (83-84).

The third and final round begins Tuesday with a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. CT. Alabama will be paired alongside No. 8 Arizona State, No. 35 Baylor and Colorado.