Tiffin University and Northern Michigan were in a two-team showdown at the Saddlebrook Spring Kickoff in Wesley Chapel, Florida heading to the final round.
The Wildcats improved by 7 strokes in round two (336-329) while the Dragons did even better with a 9 stroke improvement (339-330), with NMU holding a slim 665-669 lead after the second round. Ferris State was well back at 710 while Walsh had 722.
Alexis Savage and Emily Koehler also had strong days, with Savage rising from 89 to 85 for 174 while Koehler had a 6 stroke jump from 92 to 86 for 178. Melissa Gabriele was fifth for TU, dropping from 88 to 101 with a 189 overall score.
Round three will conclude the Kickoff March 8.