Wildcats in Second-Place at Canes/Cards


MIAMI LAKES, Fla. - Kansas State's women's golf team shot a 17-over par 305 in the second round of the Canes/Cards Classic to move into second place, while the Wildcats have two golfers in the top five after play at Don Shula Golf Course on Monday.

Hanna Roos and Morgan Moon highlighted the day with Roos sitting in third-place and Moon in fourth-place among 52 individuals.

Roos carded a 4-over par 76 in the first round followed by a 2-over par 74 in the second to give her a season-low 36-hole score of 150 (+6). The freshman ranks first among the field in par-5 scoring at 3-under par and is in a tie for first with six birdies through two rounds.

Moon carded the second lowest score recorded in the second round with a 1-over par 73. That paired with a 78 in the first round gives her a 36-hole score of 151 (+7). The senior is tied for first in par-3 scoring (E).

Maryland sits a top the leaderboard after tallying a two-round score of 609 (+33). K-State, which shot a 309 (+21) in the first-round of the day, is ahead of third-place Florida Gulf Coast by four strokes.

Kristen Hill of Akron leads all individuals with a two-round score of 1-under par 143. Hill leads Maryland's Christine Shimel who sits in second-place with a 36-hole score of 3-over par 147.

Sitting in a tie for 17th is Abbi Sunner who recorded a par of 78's (+6). The senior has recorded five birdies through two rounds and has tallied a 36-hole score of 156 (+12).

Elise Houtz recorded a 5-over par 77 in the first round and an 8-over par 80 in the second to sit in a tie for 23rd.

In a tie for 48th is Kristen Dorsey. The freshman scored a 36-hole score of 171 (+27).

K-State will look to capture their highest finish of the season teeing off at 7:00 (CT) a.m. for the final round Tuesday April 6th.

Canes/Cards Classic

Miami Lake, Fla.

Don Shula Golf Course

Par 72 / 6,199 yards

Team Scores: 1. Maryland, 302-307--609 (+33); 2. Kansas State, 309-305--614 (+38); 3. Florida Gulf Coast, 313-305--618 (+42); 4. Akron, 306-313--619 (+43); T5. Miami, 311-319--630 (+54); T5. Cincinnati, 312-318--630 (+54); 7. Jacksonville, 312-319--631 (+55); 8. Penn State, 318-319--637 (+64); 9. Troy, 330-310--640 (+64); 10. Texas-Pan Am, 325-336--661 (+85).

Top Individuals: 1. Kristen Hill, Akron, 73-70--143 (-1); 2. Christine Shimel, Maryland, 74-73--147 (+3); 3. Hanna Roos, K-State, 76-74--150 (+6); 4. Morgan Moon, K-State, 78-73--151 (+7).

K-State Individuals: 3. Hanna Roos, 76-74--150 (+6); 4. Morgan Moon, 78-73--151 (+7); T17. Abbi Sunner, 78-78-156 (+12); T23. Elise Houtz, 77-80--157 (+13); 48. Kristen Dorsey, 88-83--171 (+27).