Ana Menendez fired a 2-under 70 to lead NC State on Saturday.
The team leader board remains crowded with nine teams between third and 11th place separated by only four shots.
Vivian Tsui led the charge Thursday with a 1-under 71 for the Wolfpack.
The 54-hole Central Regional runs May 9-11 at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course in Norman, Okla.
The second-place finish is the best in program history topping the 2002 and 2005 squads that placed third.
2011-12: Played every event for the Wolfpack during her freshman campaign, contributing scores in 27 of 36 rounds... Finished tied for second at the Pinehurst Spring Challenge with a season-best 3-under 213, bolstered by a 68 for her low round of the year... Finished in the top-25 at five events, including a tie for seventh at the Landfall Tradition to lead the squad with her 9-over 225... Her 74.1 stroke average for the fall season was good for second on the squad... Tsui's 220.3 average three-day total in the fall led the team.
Summer 2011: Narrowly missed a spot in the 2011 U.S. Women's Open ... Finished as the second alternate at her qualifier, just one stroke out of a playoff for one of two spots at that qualifier ... Finished seventh at the Royale Cup Canadian Women's Amateur Championship ... Led after each of the first three rounds, but a final round 7-over 79 dropped her into seventh place at 10-over 298 ... Placed seventh at the Royale Cup Canadian Junior Girls Championship with a 1-under 291.