SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Utah Valley University senior golfer Jordyn Dougal entered Thursday's second round of the Great West Conference Championship tied for the lead.
Dogual, however, recorded a second-round 6-over par 78 to fall into second, five shots back of Houston Baptist's Kelsey Lou-Hing.
Dougal (81-78) is +15 heading into Friday's final 18 holes at the par-72, 6,239-yard The Dominion Country Club. She is four shots clear of Houston Baptist's Rachel Mulkey, who is in third at +19.
Houston Baptist widen the gap in its quest for a team title by opening up a 13-shot lead after leading by just a shot over UVU and Chicago State after Day 1.Comment on this story
Utah Valley (670) is currently in second place, two shots ahead of Chicago State (672), and University of Texas-Pan American (695) is in fourth.
UVU's Heather Mathison (85-85) and Lynn-Marie Nagel (85-85), who were each tied for fifth after Day 1, are now tied for ninth, while Brooke Bliss (87-84) is in 11th and Kalea Heu (91-86) moved up into a tie for 16th.
Final-day action gets underway at 7 a.m. (MT). Dougal will be in the final group, which tees off at 7:32 a.m. (MT), with Lou-Hing, Chicago State's Andrea Rosado and UTPA's Blake Peterson.
Jay Hinton is a sports information assistant at Utah Valley University.