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May 24, 2016 08:38 AM EDT

Crashing records by a 54-output of 9 under, Duke University freshman Virginia Elena Carta led the Blue Devil women's golf team hitch into a tie for second place at the NCAA Championship 2016. Now advancing to final round of stroke play 6,331-yard, par 72 Eugene Country Club Monday in Eugene, Ore.

According to Go Duke, Carta hails from Udine, Italy, hit a 6-under 66 to reach 13-under 203 and break the 54-hole record of 9 under at Eugene Country Club, which was previously set by Grace Park of Arizona State in 1998 with a subsequent from Jennifer Rosales of Southern California in 1998, followed by Virada Nirapathpongporn of Duke in 2002 and in 2013 by Annie Park of USC.

"I'm feeling really good," Carta said to Go Duke. She actually did not get it the first time they told her of the record. And now that she knew about it, it is awesome for her. But, for her, the next 18 holes are going to be tough. Knowing that nobody knows how other players on the course are going to play. Still, Carta is excited and happy with her game.

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Meanwhile, Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho (67), Alabama's Cheyenne Knight (71) and Miami's Dewi Weber (74), were all tied at second place. The field was divided into 15 teams with nine individuals, non-member of advancing teams, are slated for an additional day of stroke play Monday to settle on the eight teams for match play and the individual victor, ESPN reported.

Defending champion Stanford (4 over) advance with Washington (2 over), Oregon (6 over), Virginia (9 over), Arizona (9 over), South Carolina (8 over), Oklahoma State (12 over), Northwestern (12 over), North Carolina (17 over), Arkansas (17 over), Alabama (18 over) and Florida State (19 over). Tennessee lost to Florida State by 2 strokes for the last spot, ESPN added.

Duke and UCLA were tied for second at 2 under. Scoring the best of the day, Duke has an 8-under 280. Pac-12 Conference had six of the top nine and five of the top six teams.

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