Madi Daniel shot a 73 while Vanessa Wang and Caroline Cantlay added 74s in the second round as Cal Poly climbed from a tie for ninth place into seventh place after 36 holes of play in the Bruin-Wave Invitational on Monday.
Coach Sofie Aagaard's Mustangs followed a four-person round of 312 in the morning with a 301 total in the afternoon for a 37-over-par 613 aggregate on the 6,103-yard, par-72 San Luis Obispo Country Club course.
USD leads with a 582 total, followed by Northwestern at 585 and UCLA at 588 in the two-day, 54-hole tournament co-hosted by Pepperdine and UCLA. Final round begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wang is tied for 15th place after rounds of 76 and 74 for a 150 total while Cantlay finds herself in a tie for 24th place following rounds of 78 and 74.
Jensen Jalufka posted a 77 and 80 for a 157 total and 43rd place while Daniel carded an 85 and 73 for a 158 aggregate and 46th place. Elizabeth Scholtes rounded out Cal Poly's scoring with an 81 and 80 for a 161 total and 53rd place.
With a 67 and 69 for an eight-under-par 136 total, Kelly Sim of Northwestern enters the final round with a six-stroke lead over UCLA's Emma Spitz and USC's Alyaa Abdulghany, both of whom carded back-to-back 71s for a 142 total.
-Provided by Cal Poly