FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – UNCW remained in eighth-place overall after 36 holes after carding a 13-over-par score in the second round of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional on Friday at the Blessings Golf Course.

Twelfth-ranked Arkansas made its move to the front of the pack, going five-under for the round and taking a one-shot lead over No. 33 Illinois. The Seahawks enter the final round 10 shots out of fifth.

Arkansas’ Austin Cook posted a four-under-68 on Friday to move into a tie for first along with Mario Clemens of SMU and Mitchell McLeroy of Stephen F. Austin.

Thomas Bass, who opened the round tied for 11th to lead the Seahawks, dropped back into a tie for 24th. Stefan Brewer is tied for 29th.

UNCW results: T24. Thomas Bass, 72-76=148; T29th. Stefan Brewer, 74-75=149; T32. Ryan Nagy, 74-76=150; T44. Payne McLeod, 80-74=154; T59. Josh Woodfox, 82-78=160.

Team standings: 1. Arkansas (290-283=573); 2. Illinois (282-292=574); 3. Texas (285-298=583); 4. Oklahoma State (286-304=590); 5. Kent State (288-303=591); T6. Tulsa (303-292=595); T6. SMU (297-298=595); 8. UNCW (300-301=601); 9. Colorado (292-310=602); T10. Kentucky (304-309=613); T10. Indiana (307-306=613); 12. Liberty (303-313=616); 13. UMKC (303-318=621); 14. Alabama State (313-327=640)

Medalist standings: T1. Mario Clemens (SMU) 70-70=140; T1. Austin Cook (Ark.) 72-68=140; T1. Mitchell McLeroy (Stephen F. Austin); T4. Corey Conners (Kent St.) 67-75=142; T4. Thomas Detry (Illinois) 68-74=142; T6. Charlie Danielson (Illinois) 65-78=143; T6. Ian Davis (Okla. St.) 72-71=143; T8. Brian Campbell (Illinois) 77-67=144; T8. Cody Gribble (Texas) 70-74=144; T8. Taylor Moore (Ark.) 72-72=144.