K-State Tied for Seventh After One Round of Big 12s

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Kansas State women’s golf team put together a first-round score of 13-over par 301 on Friday and is currently tied for seventh place in the 2017 Big 12 Championship at the par-72, 6,263-yard at the Dominion Country Club.
 
The Wildcats, one of eight Big 12 teams ranked in the top 50 nationally according to Golfstat, are only four shots away from a fourth-place tie and five shots from the top three. Senior Madison Talley led the way for K-State on day one, carding a 2-over par 74 to sit in a tie for 14th place.

“I saw a lot of good shots today,” said head coach Kristi Knight. “There were a lot of positives out there that we can take into tomorrow.”
Senior Paige Nelson is tied for 21st at 3-over par 75, while fellow senior Katherine Gravel-Coursel and sophomore Connie Jaffrey are tied for 24th at 4-over par 76. Sophomore Chloe Weir carded an 8-over par 80 and is tied for 41st.
 
TCU is the current leader at 5-over par 293. The 37th-ranked Horned Frogs hold a one-stroke lead over No. 17 Oklahoma State, while Kansas is in third place at 8-over par 296. TCU’s Annika Clark is the individual leader at 3-under par 69. 

The 2017 Big 12 Championship will resume Saturday with an 8 a.m., start to the second round. Live results can be followed at www.golfstat.com and results will be available at www.kstatesports.com at the conclusion of play on Saturday. 

Big 12 Championship
The Dominion Country Club
San Antonio, Texas
Par 72 / 6,263 Yards

Team Scores: 1. TCU, 293 (+5); 2. Oklahoma State, 294 (+6); 3. Kansas, 296 (+8); T4. Texas, 297 (+9); T4. Iowa State, 297 (+9); 6. Baylor, 299 (+11); T7. Kansas State, 301 (+13); T7. Oklahoma, 301 (+13); 9. Texas Tech, 304 (+16).
 
Top Individuals: 1. Annika Clark, TCU, 69 (-3); 2. Chayanit Wangmahaporn, Iowa State, 70 (-2); T3. Sophia Schubert, Texas, 71 (-1); T3. Dylan Kim, Baylor, 71 (-1).
 
K-State Individuals: T14. Madison Talley, 74 (+2); T21. Paige Nelson, 75 (+3); T24. Connie Jaffrey, 76 (+4); T24. Katherine Gravel-Coursol, 76 (+4); T41. Chloe Weir, 80 (+8).