Pirates Move Up To 10th At NCAA DII Women's Golf South Regional Tuesday

Pirates Move Up To 10th At NCAA DII Women's Golf South Regional Tuesday

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Armstrong State University women's golf team shot a second-round 307 to move up two spots at the 2016 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional at Marcus Pointe Golf Club in Pensacola, Fla., on Tuesday.

The Pirates' two-day total of 619 moves Armstrong State up from 12th to 10th in the field. Nova Southeastern (590) continues to lead, stretching its advantage to four strokes over Saint Leo (594). Rollins (595) is in third, followed by West Florida (602) and Florida Tech (609). The top three teams and three individuals not on advancing teams qualify for the 2016 NCAA DII Women's Golf Championships in Denver, Colo., on May 17-21 as a part of the Spring Sports Festival.

After the second day of play, sophomore Nikita Arjun is just one stroke out of one of those spots. She fired an even-par 72 on Tuesday, tying for the fourth-lowest score out of the 66-player field, and is now tied for ninth individually with a two-day 150 total, five over par.

Sophomore Sophie Bargeron carded a 74 on Tuesday to sit tied for 24th with a two-day 153 total, nine over par. Freshman Bailey Buie shot an 81 to sit tied for 51st with a 159 total, while senior Pamela Mosley shot an 80 to sit tied for 60th with a 162 total. Senior Brendie Rockholt rounded out the Pirates' scoring on Tuesday, shooting an 85 to sit in 64th place individually with a 163 total.

Play concludes at the 2016 NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional on Wednesday with a single round of 18 holes. The Pirates will tee off at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring for the final round is available via Golfstat at http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&tid=9984.