Angela Park takes charge of leaderboard. As darkness fell after a 2 hour, 27 minute weather delay, Angela Park's sole possession of the lead at the U.S. Women's Open was challenged, but not met. Although players remain to finish the second round on Saturday morning, it is the reigning Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year Park who is setting the bar at 6-under-par 140 after rounds of even par 73 followed by a round-low 6-under-par 67. Park, who recently became a U.S. citizen, held a two-stroke, 36-hole lead one year ago at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club and ended up finishing tied for second with Rolex Rankings' number one Lorena Ochoa. Since then, Park has recorded six top-10 finishes with a tie for fifth at the season-opener SBS Open at Turtle Bay. It is the first time since Annika Sorenstam in 1995 that the reigning Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year has led after the second round. Sorenstam went on to win what would be the first of three U.S. Women's Open championships.
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