Wildcats in Seventh after First Round

Whitney Pyle

April 27, 2012

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LAWRENCE, Kan.—The Kansas State women’s golf team sits in seventh after the first round of the Big 12 Championships at the par 70, 6,150-yard Lawrence Country Club golf course on Friday.

Battling rough weather conditions, the Wildcats tallied a 43-over par 323 in the first round and are one stroke back to sixth-place Missouri and seven shots shy of a tie for fourth.

“Today was tough conditions, but the ladies hung in there,” head coach Kristi Knight said. “Tomorrow is another day and challenge, and I am proud of our effort today.”

Iowa State leads after the first round of play with a 31-over par 311. Second place Baylor is right behind the Cyclones with a 33-over par 313.

Wildcat freshman Carly Ragains was solid on the day as she led the squad with a 9-over par to sit in a tie for 15th.  One stroke behind Ragains was Hanna Roos, who sits in a tie for 21st.

Whitney Pyle and Ami Storey both notched a 12-over par 82 to sit in a tie for 26th.

Gianna Misenhelter carded a 16-over par 86 to sit in a tie for 42nd.

Baylor’s Haley Davis, Oklahoma’s Chirapat Jao Javanil and Iowa State’s Sasikarn On-lam sit in a three-way tie for first at 5-over par 75.

K-State tees of the second round at 8:40 a.m. Live stats of the second round can be followed on www.golfstat.com and results will be posted at the conclusion of play on www.kstatesports.com

Team Scores: 1. Iowa State, 311 (+31); 2. Baylor, 313 (+33); 3. Oklahoma State, 315 (+35); 4. Oklahoma, 316 (+36); 5. Texas A&M, 318 (+38); 6. Missouri, 322 (+42); 7. Kansas State, 323 (+43); 8. Texas, 325 (+45); 9. Texas Tech, 326 (+46); 10. Kansas, 338 (+58).

Top Individuals: T1. Hayley Davis, Baylor, 75 (+5); T1. Chirapat Jao Javanil, Oklahoma, 75 (+5); T1. Sasikarn On-lam, Iowa State, 75 (+5).

K-State Individuals: T15. Carly Ragains, 79 (+9); T21. Hanna Roos, 80 (+10); T26. Whitney Pyle, 82 (+12); T26. Ami Storey, 82 (+12); T42. Gianna Misenhelter, 86 (+16).