K-State Ready for Mountain View Collegiate

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Kansas State women’s golf team heads to the Mountain View Collegiate at Mountain View Golf Course coming off one of its best performances of the year. The Wildcats will look to build off a solid spring as they head to Tucson, Ariz. The first of three rounds will begin with a shotgun start on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. MDT. Second round action will begin Saturday afternoon following the first round. The third and final round will begin Sunday at 8 a.m.


GAINING EXPERIENCE: Three of K-State’s top four finishers in the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational were underclassmen. Freshmen Paige Osterloo and Ami Storey and sophomore Emily Houtz all recorded their best career finishes in last week’s tournament. K-State will look for more consistency this week and try to piece together three solid rounds.


THE FIELD:  K-State will battle it out with six Big 12 opponets. The entire field includes Arizona B team, Boise State, Colorado, Colorado State, Fresno State, Indiana, Iowa State, K-State, Louisville, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Jose State, Texas Tech, UNLV and Washington State.


THE HOST Mountain View Golf Course:  The Colorado women’s golf program will host the Mountain View Collegiate at Mountain View Golf Course. The course is par 72 at 6,263 yards.


TOURNAMENT HISTORY:  The Wildcats have now played in the Mountain View Collegiate in all of its 11 years of existence. K-State took first place honors in spring of 2002. K-State has also placed well individually in the Mountain View with Elise Carpentier placing first in 2001 and Christine Boucher in 2003.



K-State’s Challenge at Wolfdancer  Lineup        2008-09      Statistics

Name                      Yr-Exp    Hometown                  Rds.     Avg.

Abbi Sunner            Jr.-2L       Ankeny, Iowa               21         77.90

Ami Storey              Fr.-HS      Woodlands Park, UK     18         80.61

Emily Houtz              So.-1L     Manhattan, Kan.           15         81.07

Paige Osterloo         Fr.-HS      Rapid City, S.D.            18         79.44

Elise Houtz              So.-1L     Manhattan, Kan.            15         80.33