TEMPE, Ariz. -- Seventh-ranked South Carolina shot an 8-under 280 on Saturday and is currently in first place after the second round of the PING ASU Invitational hosted by Arizona State. The Gamecocks have a two-round score of 568.
Six strokes behind South Carolina, Arizona State and Duke are tied for second place with a score of 574 (-2)
Sarah Schmelzel carded the low round of the day for the Gamecocks with a 4-under 68, which is a new career-best for the sophomore. Schmelzel is currently in fifth place with a two-round score of 141 (-3).
Katelyn Dambaugh shot a 3-over 75 in the second round, giving her a score of 143 (-1). The freshman finished the day in a tie for 11th place.
Junior Justine Dreher has a two-round score of 144 (E) after carding an even-par 72 for the second straight day. Dreher is currently tied for 16th place.
Seniors Samantha Swinehart and Suzie Lee both shot a 2-under 70 in the second round. Swinehart is currently tied for 19th place while Lee finished the day in a tie for 30th place.
Sophomore Mary Fran Hillow, who is competing in the tournament as individual, carded a 1-under 71 and is currently tied for 42nd place.
Celine Boutier of Duke is currently in first place on the individual leaderboard with a 6-under 138. SooBin Kim of Washington finished the day in second place with a 5-under 139. In a tie for third place with a two-round score of 140 (-4) are Laetitia Beck of Duke and Hannah Suh of California.