TEMPE, Ariz. -- The No. 4 USC women's golf team shot 302 (+14) on Friday, but still maintained a nine stroke lead over Oklahoma State after two rounds of the NCAA West Regional Championships held at Karsten Golf Course.
USC has a 36-hole total of 581 that includes a season-low round of 279 on Thursday. Oklahoma State is second at 590, followed by No. 1 Pepperdine (596), Arizona State (597) and UCLA (598).
Freshman Tanya Dergal stayed in contention for her first-ever individual title, shooting 74 to bring her total to 142, four strokes behind overall leader Sunny Oh of UNLV (138). Dergal is tied for second with Kim Welch of Washington State.
All-American senior Mikaela Parmlid is tied for fifth after shooting 79 to bring her total to 146. Senior Becky Lucidi is the third Trojan in the top 15, as she is tied for 13th at 148.
Also for USC, junior Anna Rawson is tied for 31st (151) and freshman Irene Cho is tied for 34th (152). Cho had the best round of the day for USC with a 73 (+1).
If the Women of Troy can hold on to their lead, it will be their second NCAA West Regional title in the last five years.
The Regional concludes with 18 holes on Saturday.