The teams were 39-over par after two rounds at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club; they had a three-shot lead over second place Lubbock Christian and five-stroke advantage over defending national champion British Columbia.
Schiele tied the national championship record for lowest score by shooting (34-34) a 68. She jumped to the top of the individual leader board and is 1-under-par for the tournament after shooting rounds of 75 and 68. Christian Liggin of Coastal Georgia shot 1-under-par (71) for the second round and is 3-over-par for the tournament.
OU WOMEN IN EIGHTH
For the second straight day, the University of Oklahoma women's golf team shot a 3-over-par 291 at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday.
The Sooners remain in eighth place through two rounds at the par-72 University of Georgia Golf Course and have two rounds remaining. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma trails leader USC by 22 shots, but is just four strokes outside the top five. USC shot tournament-best 12-under Wednesday and is in front of second-place Alabama by 12 shots.
Alabama's Stephanie Meadows is at 8-under par through two rounds and holds a one-shot lead among a field of 126 competitors.
OU junior Chirapat Jao-Javanil, the defending individual national champion, is tied for 23rd place with a 1-over 145 for two rounds.
Oklahoma State is 22nd in the team standings. Cowgirl freshman Julie Yang finished the day tied for 28th place at 2-over 146 after carding an even-par 72.