April 20, 2004
Buies Creek, NC - Florida Atlantic University's women's golf team moved up one spot on the leader board, finishing third after the second day of the Atlantic Sun Women's Golf Championship hosted by Campbell University. Natalia Navarro moved into sole possession of fourth place while Jessica Carafiello lurks behind tied for fifth heading into the final day of competition.
Navarro improved seven-strokes from the previous day to fire a one-under par 71. The Atlantic Sun Women's Golfer-of-the-Month for March shot one-over par on the front nine but rallied to shoot two-under on the back to close the gap to four-strokes on the leader. Carafiello improved three-strokes and two spots from Monday, moving from seventh to fifth after shooting a second round 74. Amanda Pettit dropped to 19th after shooting 81 on the par-72 course. Maria Gutierrez improved nine-strokes to shoot an 82, while Sandi MacDougall shot a 92, respectively.
The Lady Owls, 307, fired the third lowest round of the day and fifth lowest of the tournament to jump Troy State University (633) for third overall. Host Campbell (596) remains the leader after shooting a tournament low 295 while Georgia State (610) remains in second and Jacksonville University (642) in fifth.
Florida Atlantic concludes play in the A-Sun tournament on Wednesday, April 21.