Big Rapids, Mich. - Sophomore Destiny Lawson (Ocala, Fla.) of the Ferris State University women's golf team continued action in the 2017 NCAA Division II East Super Regional Championships with second round play on Tuesday (May 9) in Canton, Ohio.
Lawson, who's among six individuals from across the region taking part in the regional championships in addition to 12 teams at the Glenmoor Country Club, carded a 79 in the second round and presently is tied for 11th overall with a 153 total heading into final-round action.
Previously, she shot a two-over par 74 in round one on Monday and she's currently only five strokes out of fifth place after 36 holes.
The tournament, which is being hosted by Walsh University, concludes Wednesday (May 10) with each competitor playing the final 18 holes of action.
Each super regional consists of both team and individual competition conducted concurrently with 12 teams and 6 individuals from non-qualifying teams at each site. All participants will compete through the 54 holes of competition.
The top three teams along with the top three individuals not with a team from each super regional will advance to the national championships, which take place May 17-20 at the Findlay Country Club in Findlay, Ohio.
An All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Second Team choice this season, Lawson is the only individual golfer outside of a team from a GLIAC member institution chosen to compete in the NCAA Championships. She's the first Bulldog female to compete in the NCAA Super Regional since FSU qualified as a team in 2014.
This year, Lawson paced the Bulldogs as she finished ninth overall in the individual field at the 2017 GLIAC Championships held April 21-23 in Nashport, Ohio. She carded a 238 score for the 54-hole tournament. After shooting a 74 in round one on Friday and an 83 in the second round on Saturday, she closed the weekend with an 81 in the field round.
This season, Lawson placed among the top 15 golfers in seven of her eight outings during the year. She posted five top 10 finishes, including a season-best fifth place performance in the season-opening Northern Michigan Invitational. She ranked among the squad's leaders in nearly every event she competed in this campaign.
Follow Lawson's hole-by-hole scoring throughout the tournament at the link below:
NCAA Women's Golf Live Scoring