Pawley's Island, S.C. - Western Carolina women's golf slipped five spots into 14th overall in the team standings at the Golfweek Program Challenge on Monday, carding a second-round score of 325 for a two-day total of 634. Sophomore Maddi Caldwell paced the Catamounts on the second day with a 7-over par, 78.
Paired with golfers from Elon and Radford, WCU's scoring five is scheduled to hit the course on the back nine beginning at 9:00 am for the final round at the par-72, 6,042-yard Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. Live scoring is available online at GolfStatResults.com.
Transfer Alyssa Morahan continues to lead the Catamounts, sliding into a tie for 36th overall with a score of 155 (73-82) after 36 holes. Morahan and senior Ashley Thompson both carded 82 on Monday while Amanda Floberg and Bethany Galloway both shot 83. Thompson sits in a tie for 50th while Floberg is five spots in arrears in a tie for 55th. Galloway sits in 70th overall.
Caldwell, who did not play in Sunday's opening round, opened Monday's 18 holes with a birdie before ultimately making the turn to the back nine at 2-over par. A triple-bogey and two bogies on the back nine left her 7-over for the day.
First-round leader Boston College continues to sit atop the leaderboard, but was joined by Campbell which jumped one spot with a second-round team score of 285. The Eagles and Camels have matching scores of 575, 12 strokes ahead of third place Morehead State (587). Jacksonville State is fourth at 593 with Jacksonville rounding out the top five (599).
Individually, Anna Magnusson of Morehead State jumped five spots to take over the lead by three-strokes over a two-way tie for the runner-up spot between Valentina Giraldo of Jacksonville State and Stetson's Carolin Schwart.
In the combined program challenge, four-time champion and opening-day leader Campbell (575 & 559) leads the 16-team field by 19 strokes over second-place Jacksonville State (281 & 290), 1,134-to-1,153. Boston College sits in third with a combined men's and women's score of 1,154, followed by Jacksonville (1,156) and James Madison (1,165) rounding out the top five.
The final round is scheduled for Tuesday.