The Lady Devils, first in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, shot a third-round 2-over-par 290 to move to 18-over for the tournament.
The University of Georgia Lady Dogs stand at 22-over following a Day-Three 5-over-par 293. Auburn University (6-over 294) and the University of Texas (3-over 291) are tied for third place at 24-over-par.
Oklahoma State dropped from a tie for first with Duke into sole possession of fifth place at 28-over-par after a 12-over 300 on Thursday.
Louisiana States Katy Harris shot a 2-under-par 70 to take the lead in the individual race. Harris is at 4-under-par for the tournament, one-shot clear of Laura Moffat of UCLA. Moffat, who led after each of the first two rounds, shot a 3-over-par 75 to fall to 3-under with one round to play.
Arizona States Jimin Kang (70) and Auburns Celeste Troche (74) are tied for third place at 2-under.
Team and Individual Scores