SHELBYVILLE, Ky. -- Nova Southeastern posted a tournament best round of 306 to extend its lead at the 2012 NCAA Championships to 15 strokes after two rounds of play at the Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. The Sharks are +38 (308-306—614) through two rounds, leading Florida Southern who has played to a +53 (314-315—629).

No. 2 Daniela Ortiz has played two fantastic rounds of golf, posting an even 72 today to move into the top position on the individual leaderboard. Ortiz sits at +1 (73-72) through two rounds of play after scoring four birdies and 10 pars today.

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No.1 Abbey Gittings, the leader after round one, sits two strokes back in second place with a two-round tally of +3 (72-75—147).Gittings played a clean front nine, paring each hole before finishing the back nine +3.

Ortiz and Gittings are joined in the top-five by No. 3 Liliana Cammisa, who is in fourth place after day two. Cammisa mimicked her first round score of +4, shooting par her final six holes and stands at + 8 (76-76—152) with two rounds left to play.

Claudia Wolf improved by four strokes on her day one score, finishing Thursday with a +11 (83). Wolf completed play with nine pars and a birdie and is currently tied for 47th.

The only player currently separating the Sharks’ top-three scorers is Meghan Moore, competing as an independent from UNC-Pembroke. Moore has posted back-to-back rounds of 75 for an overall score of +6.

While the Sharks have created a large 15-stroke advantage on conference foe Florida Southern, the Mocs have also separated themselves from the rest of the pack. FSC leads California (Pa.) and No. 4 Grand Valley State, who are tied for third, by 18 strokes.