Barbara Castro tied for the tournament's lowest round with even par Monday
Wolves move up two spots to seventh after second round at Division II Fall Preview
Castro in fifth after tying for tournament's best round
September 17, 2012
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The 13th-ranked Newberry College women's golf team cut 11 strokes from its first round score to move into a tie for seventh place after the second round of the Division II Fall Preview held at the LPGA International Legends Course on Monday.
The Wolves shot a team score of 307 to notch the second-lowest team score of the day behind tournament leaders Lynn. Newberry's two-day total is 625, 19 back of Lynn. The Wolves are tied with Dallas Baptist entering the final day and are just seven strokes back of second place and four strokes from third in the highly competitive field.
Barbara Castro (Coruna, Spain) tied her career low with an even par 72 to move into a tie for fifth place at a 6-over par 150 after two rounds. Castro ties for the lowest round of the tournament as nobody has been able to break par.
A trio of Wolves shot a 6-over par 78 Tuesday, as the rest of the field's scores went up while Newberry's went down. Julia Daneshfar (Trophy Club, Texas) dropped three strokes from Sunday and sits in a tie for 31st at 15-over for two days. Korey Coleman (Stanford, Ky.) cut 11 strokes from her first round and sits in a tie for 50th at 23-over. Competing as an individual, Natalia Perez (Bogota, Colombia) dropped seven strokes and is tied for 42nd at 19-over.
Lisa Brandl (Nuremberg, Germany) is tied for 11th after a Monday 79 put her two-day total at a 10-over par 154. Eline Askeland (Oslo, Norway) rounds out the Newberry contingent with a 20-over par 164 and is tied for 45th.
The field is packed with nationally ranked squads including tournament leaders in No. 6 Lynn (+30). No. 7 Barry is in second at +42, No. 8 Central Oklahoma is in fourth at +46, No. 2 Florida Southern is in fifth at +47, No. 9 Saint Leo is a stroke behind Newberry in ninth at +50 and No. 22 West Texas A&M is in 12th at +83.
The Wolves close out the tournament with the third round starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday in groups with Dallas Baptist and ninth-ranked Saint Leo.