SYLVANIA, Ohio -- Rain didn't dampen Marilyn Lovander's spirits on Friday. The Willmar native carded a 4-under 67 in the second round of the LPGA Tour's Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic to move up the leaderboard.

A total of 71 players didn't complete their second round as heavy rain flooded the Highlands Meadows Golf Club. The tournament director said it would be a "long shot" if play resumed Saturday as the course already had three inches of rain from storms that rolled through the area Wednesday.

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Lovander finished 10th in the same event last year.

She had two birdies on the first four holes Friday after teeing off at 7:30 a.m. Lovander then bogeyed No. 5 and pared the next 10 holes before closing out her round with birdies on 16, 17 and 18 to move in a eight-way tie for 29th place at 2-under. Lovander entered Friday in a 23-way tie for 77th after making 16 pars and two bogeys Thursday.

Reilley Rankin and Mi Hyun Kim are the current co-leaders at 8-under. Natalie Gulbis is also at 8-over, but she completed only the front nine Friday.

Lovander, an 11-year veteran of the LPGA Tour, is currently 158th on this year's tour money list, having earned $7,842 in seven tournaments.