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Women's Golf Moves Up to 14th at NCAA Central Regional

Brenna Nelsen and the Crimson improved their score by 11 strokes in the second round (Bruce Waterfield).

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Three Crimson improved on their scores from round one, as the Harvard women's golf team moved up to 14th after the second day of competition at the NCAA Central Regional, hosted by Oklahoma State at the Karsten Creek Golf Club.

The Crimson had a second-round score of 297 after shooting 308 on Thursday.

UCLA now stands first at the regional with a collective score of 588, followed by California (589) and Florida (593) and Alabama (593). The top eight teams at the regional will advance to the NCAA Championships, held May 20-23 at Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

Freshman Anne Cheng, who is +1 over the two days, is tied for 10th among individuals with a total score of 145.

Sophomore Christine Lin (152), is seven strokes behind Cheng. Junior Tiffany Lim (156) cut seven cuts off her score Friday, while senior Bonnie Hu (157) improved by seven strokes. Classmate Brenna Nelsen also owns a two-day score of 157.

The Crimson will close out the NCAA Central Regional Saturday.