Cats Wrap up Fall Slate in Eighth

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The Kansas State women's golf team completed their fall schedule Tuesday by tying for eighth at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at the par-72, 5,972-yard Turtle Point Golf Course. The Wildcats finished the event shooting a team score of 42-over par 906.

"The team had played well in the first four events this fall with two team wins and two individual wins," K-State head coach Kristi Knight said. "This game will keep you on your toes. It was not how we wanted to finish the fall season, but overall we are much improved and I am proud of our wins. We were just not as sharp mentally or physically this week."

Sophomore Madison Talley led the way for the Wildcats by carding 4-over par 220 for the event and a team low 2-over par 74 in round three. Talley finished tied for ninth to earn her fourth top-10 finish of the season. Freshman Connie Jaffrey tied for 33rd with a 12-over par 288, while senior Olivia Eliasson and Katherine Gravel-Coursol tied for 46th by carding a 15-over par 231. Senior Carly Ragains finished with a 19-over par 235.

Coastal Carolina won the event by carding a 2-over par 866. CCU was paced by Lena Schaeffner, who pulled ahead to take the individual title by shooting a 4-under par 212.

The Wildcats will resume the 2014-15 season Feb. 22-23, at the Westbrook Invitational at the Westbrook Golf Course in Peoria, Arizona.

Palmetto Intercollegiate
Kiawah Island, S.C.
Par 72/5,972 yards
Turtle Point Golf Course

Team Scores: 1. Coastal Carolina, 282-290-294--866 (+2); 2. GRU Augusta, 288-296-294--878 (+14); 3. Furman, 285-305-289--879 (+15); 4. South Florida, 303-299-289--891 (+27); 5. Kansas, 288-303-306--897 (+33); 6. College of Charleston, 303-301-298--902 (+38); 7. Campbell, 305-297-303--905 (+41); T8. Kansas State, 298-301-307--906 (+42); T8. Chattanooga, 304-297-305--906 (+42); 10. East Tennessee St., 305-299-303--907 (+43); 11. Xavier, 303-300-309--912 (+48); 12. Charleston Southern, 307-303-304--914 (+50); 13. Eastern Michigan, 302-306-315--923 (+59); 14.Elon, 304-311-313--928 (+64); 15. Maryland, 309-310-310--929 (+65); 16. James Madison, 304-317-316--937 (+73); 17. Western Carolina, 314-308-318--940 (+76); 18. 322-313-317--952 (+88); 19. UNCG, 326-320-324--970 (+106); 20. Jacksonville St., 333-321-342--996 (+132).

Top Individuals: 1. Lena Schaeffner, Coastal Carolina, 68-73-71--212 (-4); 2. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, Kansas, 69-76-68--213 (-3); 3. Eunice Yi, GRU Augusta, 68-77-70--215 (-1); T4. Emee Herbert, Coastal Carolina, 71-73-72--216 (E); T4. Taylor Totland, Frurman, 71-74-71 (E); T4. Shane Crutchfield, Xavier, 73-71-72--216 (E).

K-State Individuals: T9. Madison Talley, 71-75-74--220 (+4); T33. Connie Jaffrey, 75-72-81--288 (+12); T46. Olicia Elasson, 78-78-75--231 (+15); T46. Katherine Gravel-Coursol, 75-79-77--231 (+15); T65. Carly Ragains, 77-76-82--235 (+19).