FINDLAY, Ohio –
Augustana University women's golf shot a 33-over-par 321 in the third round of the NCAA Division II National Championship on Friday and is tied for eighth out of 12 teams at 98-over-par 962 (318-323-321). Play was suspended over an hour near the end of the third round due to lightning in the area.
The 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship is being played at Findlay Country Club in Ohio. The 72-hole championship will conclude with the fourth and final round on Saturday.
Barry University took over the team lead shooting 17-over-par 305 to take a three stroke lead into Saturday's final round at 57-over-par 921 (309-307-305). Dallas Baptist is in second place at 60-over-par 924 (299-311-314).
Ann Parmerter of Dallas Baptist and Marie Coors, who is playing as an individual at the national championship for St. Leo University, are tied for first at 8-over-par 224 after three rounds.
Kali Trautman led the Vikings on the third day of competition at the NCAA Championship. Trautman fired her tournament-low round of 5-over-par 77 to move up 11 spots into a tie for 28th at 22-over-par 238 (81-80-77) headed into the final round on Saturday. Augustana started on the back nine on Friday and Trautman made the turn at 1-over-par after picking up a birdie on a 166-yard, par-3, hole No. 17. She made par on five straight holes before getting back to even with a birdie on No. 5. Trautman finished 5-over-par on the final four holes of the day.
Emily Israleson is also tied for 28th individually at 22-over-par 238 (78-76-84) after firing a 12-over-par 84 in Friday's round. Israelson was 8-over-par through nine holes and finished the front-nine at 4-over.
Sierra Langlie moved down seven spots on the leaderboard after firing a 10-over-par 82 in the third round Friday. Langlie enters the final round tied for 40th with one other player at 25-over-par 241 (78-81-82). She started the day off strong making par on 7 of 9 holes to make the turn at 2-over.
Hannah Hankinson fired her best round of the championship on Friday shooting 8-over-par 80 to put herself into a tie for 59th overall. Hankinson owns a score of 31-over-par 247 (81-86-80) after three rounds of action.
Senior Jordan Bormann also carded her best round of the championship on Friday shooting 10-over-par 82 and is in 70th place at 42-over-par 258 (90-86-82) for the tournament.
The fourth and final round of the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship will get underway with tee times starting at 7:30 a.m. (CT) on Saturday, May 20.
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