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CMS Women's Golf Maintains Four-Shot Lead at NCAA Division III Championship

CMS Women's Golf Maintains Four-Shot Lead at NCAA Division III Championship

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The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) women's golf team holds a four-shot lead following day three action at the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship at the Mission Inn Resort at El Campeón Golf Course in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. on Thursday. Final round of play is set for Friday morning at El Campeón Golf Course. 

After three rounds, CMS leads the field of 25 teams with a combined score of 944 after carding a team round of 316 on Thursday. Williams is in second with a three-round total of 948, while George Fox shot the team low on day three (305) and has a combined score of 952. In fourth is New York University (NYU) with an overall score of 957, while Carnegie Mellon rounds out the top five teams with a three-day mark of 959. 

Margaret Loncki continues to excel at the NCAA Championship, shooting a one-under-par 72 on Wednesday - the best round of the day - and is now in sole possession of the individual lead with a three-day total of 224. 

NYU's Navika Kuchakulla is in second (79-73-75-227), while DePauw's Rachele Miller is in third in the individual standings with a three-day score of 230 (79-75-76). 

The Athenas' Mira Yoo is currently ranked tied for 13th overall with a combined score of 237 (78-78-81), while Emma Kang is tied for 33rd (79-80-85-244). 

Emily Attiyeh also shot 81 on Wednesday and is tied for 43rd overall with an overall score of 248, while Kelly Ransom is one shot off that mark with a 249 and is tied for 47th overall. 

Competing as an individual, Caroline Ordian of Redlands is currently 26th on the player leaderboard with a three-day total of 241 (78-75-88) heading into the final round of play. 

CMS is currently leading the field in par 4 and par 5 scoring, while Loncki leads all players in par 4 scoring, and birdies (15). 

Ordian and Ransom are two of just four players to convert an eagle through three rounds of action.