Bowling Green State University senior Bailey Arnold shot a BGSU low round of 78, +7, on Saturday, as the Falcons climbed into a tie for 10th-place overall in the team standings after day two of play at the 12th annual Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational hosted by Western Michigan at the Quail Run Golf Course at the Rio Verde Country Club in Rio Verde, Arizona.
The Falcons, who entered round two of play in 11th-place overall, carded a team score of 318 to move into a tie for 10th-place overall with Northern Illinois at 627, +59.
Arnold carded a BGSU low round 78, +7, on Saturday morning to follow up her first round 78, +7, on Friday afternoon to move up to a tie at 31st-place overall with a two-round combined score of 156, +14. The senior carded three birdies over her second round of play, shooting a 40 on the front nine and a 38 on the back nine.
Junior Shelby Wilson was consistent throughout the second day of play, as she posted 11 pars en route to a 79, +8, (40-39) on Saturday to stay put in a tie at 40th overall with her two-day score of 157, +15.
After shooting a first round 73, +2, on Friday, sophomore Lily Bartell struggled on day two, as she carded an 85, +14, (44-41) to drop out of the top-five and into a tie at 47th-place overall through two rounds of play with a score of 158, +16.
Both Patricia Holt and Hannah Lewis rounded out the scoring for BGSU with an 80, +9, and an 81, +10, respectively, on Saturday. Holt used 10 pars to record her second straight 80 (40-40) on day two, while Lewis turned in nine pars on day two for her 81 (41-40). Holt currently sits in a tie for 53rd-place overall with her two-day combined score of 160, +18, while Lewis is tied for 63rd overall with her two-round combined score of 161, +19.
Xavier carded a team low round 298 on Saturday to move into first-place overall at 601, +33, passing both Wichita State who stayed in second-place at 603, +35, and round one leader in Montana who is now in third at 604, +36.
There is a six-way tie for the tournament lead after two days of play with the individual low score being 148, +6.