K-State Will Look for Improvement on Day Two

LUBBOCK, Texas The Kansas State women’s golf team is in a tie for 12th place after day one of the Jeannine McHaney/Audrey Morehead Invitational at the par 73, 6,525-yard Rawls Course. The Wildcats got off to a shaky start on Monday morning finishing the first round with 337 strokes (+45). However, K-State would take 25 strokes off its first round score to finish with a 649 (+45) through two rounds.

 

Baylor leads the field after day one with a score of 302-305607 (+23). Host school Texas Tech, who was just one stroke behind Baylor after round one, now trails the Bears by three strokes at 26-over 610.

 

Sara Wikstrom of Arkansas-Little Rock leads all individuals, shooting a 5-under par 141 on Monday. After finishing the first round at even par 73, Wikstrom shot a 5-under during the second round to finish at 73-68141. Lene Hafsten-Morch of Baylor will begin Tuesday’s final round in second place after carding a 73-68146 (E) through the first two rounds.

 

Kansas State junior Morgan Moon leads all Wildcats after carding an 80-77157 (+16) to sit in a tie for 25th. Moon also finished with the lowest round for the Wildcats in her second round of 77 strokes.

 

Freshman Paige Osterloo sits just four strokes back from Moon after day one, shooting an 83-78161 (+21), good for a tie for 45th.

 

Freshman Ami Storey, competing as an individual, is tied for 51st at 21-over par 162.

 

The final round of the Jeannine McHaney/Audrey Morehead Invitational is set for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday. Complete results for the invitational will be posted on www.k-statesports.com as soon as they are made available.

 

 

Jeannine McHaney/Audrey Morehead Invitational

Lubbock, Texas

The Rawls Course

Par 73 / 6,525 yards

 

Team Scores: 1. Baylor, 302-305607 (+23); 2. Texas Tech, 303-307 610 (+26); 3. Arkansas-Little Rock, 303-308611 (+27); 4. Colorado, 313-301614 (+30); 5.  Nebraska, 312-303615 (+31); T6. Missouri, 315-310625 (+41); T6. Middle Tennessee State, 317-308625 (+41); 8. Kansas, 313-316629 (+45); 9. Redlands CC, 322-310632 (+48); 10. Texas-San Antonio, 325-313638 (+54); 11. North Texas, 315-326641 (+57); T12. Kansas State, 337-312649 (+65); T12. Sam Houston St., 334-315649  (+65).

 

K-State Individuals: T25. Morgan Moon, 80-77157 (+20); T45. Paige Osterloo, 83-78161 (+21); T51. * Ami Storey, 81-81162 (+22); T60. Abbi Sunner, 86-78164 (+24); T65. Laura Hildebrandt, 88-79167 (+27); T72. Emily Houtz*, 93-86179 (+39).

 

Top Individuals: 1. Sara Wikstrom, Arkansas-Little Rock, 73-68141 (-5); 2. Lene Hafsten-Morch, Baylor, 73-73146 (E); 3. Hannah Burke, Baylor, 73-74147 (+14); Ulrika van Niekerk, Texas Tech, 75-74149 (+35); Mallory Fraiche, Arkansas-Little Rock, 75-75150 (+4).

 

* Competed as an individual