April 24, 2012
GULF SHORES, Ala. (SMU) - Felicia Espericueta kept her place in the top five after carding a 1-over, 73, in the second round of the Conference USA Championship at the Peninsula Golf Club. The junior had two birdies on the day, but gave a stroke back on the final hole and is tied for fourth at 3-over par, four shots out of first place.
As a team, SMU shaved two strokes off of its day one total, carding a 311, 23-over par. Aside from Espericueta, the Mustangs three other scorers on the day also find themselves in the top 30 heading into the final round.
Maria Elena Villamil rebounded after a first round 82, carding a 4-over (76) on day two to move into a tie for 26th place. One shot back is fellow sophomore Caitlin Pisciotta in 29th place. At 16-over, Jennifer Hooper is tied for 30th.
SMU will open up tomorrow's final round at 7:30 a.m. CT with East Carolina.