Lee, 19, tied for fourth place at five-under par 283 after posting scores of 71-71-70-71 this week. Gulugian, who graduated in June, recorded scores of 75-73-73-74—295 (+7) and tied for 57th.
The top 100 players advanced Friday to Stage II at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, FL, Sept. 30-Oct. 4. From there, the top 80 and ties move on to Stage III at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, FL, Dec. 3-7.
Emily Tubert of Burbank won the first stage with a 12-under par score of 276.