May 10, 2013
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NORMAN, Okla. -- The University of Wisconsin women's golf team held ground on Friday at the 2013 NCAA Central Regional in Norman, Okla., finishing the day in 12th place and keeping a national championship berth within reach.
The Badgers began their second round of the 54-hole regional tournament in a tie for seventh place at 4-over par 292 and, more importantly, in position to earn a top eight finish and advance to the NCAA Championship in Athens, Ga.
Lindsay Danielson, Kimberly Dinh, Alexis Nelson, Kris Yoo and Aaren Ziegler continued play at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club, combining to shoot 15-over par on the day and bring Wisconsin's 36-hole total to 19-over par 292-303=595. Danielson, Dinh and Ziegler all closed the day tied for 39th place individually.
It was moving day on the individual leaderboards for Ziegler. The sophomore from Canby, Ore., began her second round tied for 77th place individually, then carded three birdies and four bogeys to score 1-over par on the day and move into a tie for 39th place at 5-over par 76-73=149.
Holding her ground individually was Dinh, who starter her second round tied for 35th place and finished 39th at 5-over par 73-76=149. The sophomore from Midland, Mich., stroked three birdies and five bogeys on the day, but also recorded a double bogey on the 17th hole to total 4-over par.
Performing consistently and shooting 1-under par through her first round of play, Danielson had a tougher second day, falling from a tie at 13th place to a tie for 39th place. The senior from Osceola, Wis., totaled six bogeys through her second round to shoot 6-over par and bring her 36-hole total to 5-over par 71-78=149.
Yoo closed the day in a tie for 66th place at 8-over par 72-80=152, while Nelson totaled 10-over par 78-76=154 to finish tied for 82nd place.
Host team Oklahoma moved into the overall team lead at a commanding 7-under par 283-286=569, while Duke finished six strokes back in second place at 1-under par 284-291=575. First-round leader Florida fell to third place at 13-over 282-307=589.
Emily Collins of Oklahoma held her individual lead through the second day of action, finishing at 2-under par and bringing her 36-hole total to 7-under par 67-70=137. Mississippi State's Ally McDonald was tied in third place before moving into sole possession of second place at 6-under par 69-69=138. Dukes's Alejandra Cangrejo, Lindy Duncan and Oklahoma's A.C. Tanguay all finished tied for third place at 3-under par.
The third and final round of golf at the 2013 NCAA Central Regional is set to tee off at 7:30 a.m. (CT).
Live scoring and results can be found at GolfStat.com. Upon conclusion, complete recap of the tournament will follow on UWBadgers.com.
T39 Aaren Ziegler 76-73=149, +5
T39 Kimberly Dinh 73-76=149, +5
T39 Lindsay Danielson 71-78=149, +5
T66 Kris Yoo 72-80=152, +8
T82 Alexis Nelson 78-76=154, +10
1 Oklahoma 283-286=569, -7
2 Duke 284-291=575, -1
3 Florida 292-307=589, +13
T4 Arizona State 292-298=590, +14
T4 Coastal Carolina 293-297=590, +14
T6 Texas Tech 296-295=591, +15
T6 UC Davis 291-300=591, +15
T6 Mississippi State 292-299=591, +15
T9 Michigan State 291-301=592, +16
T9 NC State 294-298=592, +16
11 TCU 290-303=593, +17
12 Wisconsin 292-303=595, +19
13 SMU 296-302=598, +22
14 Wake Forest 299-301=600, +24
T15 Iowa State 294-307=601, +25
T15 Washington 294-307=601, +25
T15 Indiana 292-309=601, +25
18 UTSA 302-303=605, +29
19 Campbell 301-310=611, +35
20 Gonzaga 303-309=612, +36
21 Illinois State 301-318=619, +43
22 Lamar 303-321+624, +48
23 Butler 305-326=631, +55
24 Detroit 312-323=635, +59