Wildcats Conclude Play at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge

Emily Houtz

March 1, 2011

 

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WESTON HILLS, Fla. – The Kansas State women’s golf team put up its lowest score of the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge of 28-over par in Tuesday’s final round to finish 14th with a three-round total of 965.


The Wildcats improved their second-round score by nine strokes at the Weston Hills Country Club. 


Paige Osterloo led the Wildcats with a tie for 27th among individuals. After recording an 8-over par 80 in the second round, Osterloo bounced back to score a 4-over par 76 in the final 18. She has now led the Wildcats in scoring in four events this season. Osterloo finished the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge with a 15-over par 231.


“Paige had a pretty good round today,” said coach Kristi Knight. “It is early in the season and we have opportunities ahead. We will take what we can from this and move forward.”


Texas State shot a two-under par 294 on the final day of the tournament to claim first place. As a team, the Bobcats shot 38-over par 902 and edged out Florida International by four strokes.


The individual trophy was claimed by Shena Young of South Florida after defeating East Tennessee State’s Nina Muehl in a playoff. Young turned in a score of 4-under par 212.


K-State’s Gianna Misenhelter finished in a tie for 50th with a final tally of 24-over par 240. The freshman missed the top-20 for just the second time this season.


Hanna Roos carded a 6-over par 78 in the final round and finished with a three-round total of 26-over par 242, to place 56th overall.


Finishing in 75th was Emily Houtz after recording a 13-over par 85 in the final round. Houtz took home a 54-hole score of 40-over par 256.


Right behind Houtz was teammate Laura Hildebrandt, who finished tied for 76th. Hildebrandt recorded a 10-over par in the final round and a three-round tally of 46-over par 262.


K-State’s next action will be March 7 at the Fresno State Lexus Classic, in Fresno, Calif., hosted at the Copper River Country Club.

Sir Pizza Cards Challenge
Weston Hills Country Club
Par 72, 6, 211 yards

Team: 1. Texas State, 307-301-294 – 902 (+38); 2. FIU, 305-300-301 – 906 (+42); 3. Memphis, 307-300-301 – 908 (+44); 4. Louisville, 310-299-300 – 909 (+45); 5. Kansas, 312-305-296 – 913 (+49); T6. North Carolina State, 305-320-295 – 920 (+56); T6. Arkansas State, 309-299-312 –920 (+56); 8. Miami, 303-304-314 – 921 (+57); 9. ETSU, 309-314-299 – 922 (+58); 10. South Florida, 311-313-303 – 927 (+63); 11. Cincinnati, 311-313-309 – 933 (+69); 12. Mississippi State, 318-310-308 – 936 (+72); 13. N. Car. Wilmington, 315-317-317 – 949 (+85); 14. Kansas State, 324-325-316 – 965 (+101).

Individual: **1. Shena Yang, USF, 70-72-70 – 212 (-4); 2. Nina Muehl, ETSU, 73-71-68 – 212 (-4); 3. Sara-Maude Janeau, Louisville, 73-68-75 – 216 (E); 4. Shelby Coyle, FIU, 70-76-72 – 218 (+2); 5. Marissa Steen, Memphis, 70-75-74 – 219 (+3).
**Playoff Winner

K-State: T27. Paige Osterloo, 75-80-76 – 231 (+15); T50. Gianna Misenhelter, 83-77-80 – 240 (+24); 56. Hanna Roos, 85-79-78 – 242 (+26); 75. Emily Houtz, 81-90-85 – 256 (+40); T76. Laura Hildebrandt, 91-89-82 – 262 (+46).