Wildcats in Fifth at Big 12 Championship

WACO, Texas. The Kansas State women’s golf team finished day one of the Big 12 Championships in fifth place. The Wildcats posted a first round 309 (+21).


Texas A&M holds the team lead after the first day carding a 300 (+12). Kansas’s Amanda Costner holds the individual lead after the first round carding a 71 (-1).


 "I am proud of the way the team played today," said head coach Kristi Knight."There were windy tough conditions but all in all we did pretty well. We need to finish our round stronger tomorrow. They really competed well and had good attitudes all day today." 


The Wildcats had two players finish in the top-10 after the first round. Junior Michelle Regan carded a 75 (+3) to finish tied for fifth. Senior Katy Heffel is having another strong Big 12 Championship, Heffel shot a 76(+4), tying her for 10th.


Other Wildcats in the field include freshman Abbi Sunner, who in her first Big 12 Championship carded an opening day 78 (+6), tying for 22nd. Senior Helene Robert shot an opening round 80 (+8) to finish tied for 37th. Junior Hailey Mireles scored a 84 (+12) to tie for 55th.


Kansas State will shoot two more rounds, one round tomorrow and a third round on Wednesday.


Live stats can be tracked on www.golfstat.com and results will be posted on www.k-statesports.com as soon as they become available.

Big 12 Championships

Waco, Texas

Ridgewood CC

Par 72, 6,142

Team Scores:

1. Texas A&M, (+12); T2. Oklahoma State, (+20); T2. Baylor, (+20); T2. Colorado, (+20); 5. Kansas State, (+21); 6. Texas Tech, (+22); T7. Kansas, (+24); T7. Nebraska, (+24); 9. Oklahoma, (+27); 10. Missouri, (+28); 11. Texas, (+32); 12. Iowa State, (+34);


K-State Individuals: Michelle Regan, 75, (+3); Katy Heffel, 76, (+4); Abbi Sunner, 78, (+6); Helene Robert, 80, (+8); Hailey Mireles, 84, (+12).