Storey in Top-20 After Two Rounds of Dale McNamara

Gianna Misenhelter

Oct. 12, 2010


Second Round Results

OWASSO, Okla.Ami Storey recorded her second straight round of 3-over par 75 to sit in a tie for 16th out of 90 individuals as the Kansas State women’s golf team completed the second round of the Dale McNamara Invitational Tuesday.

In team competition, K-State tallied a 33-over par 321 to total a two-round score of 51-over par 627. The Wildcats fell on the leaderboard from 10th to 14th at the par 72, 6,450-yard Patriot Golf Club.

“Ami did a great job today,” said Kristi Knight. “Overall, it was a tough day for us. It was our first ‘bad day’ this season but peaks and valleys will happen and this could turn out to be a blessing.”

Oklahoma remains at the top with a score of 7-over par 583 through two rounds. The Sooners lead second-place Oklahoma State by eight strokes.

Leading all individuals is Oklahoma’s Ellen Mueller, who notched a 36-hole score of 4-under par 140. Mueller leads Kristina Merkle of Tulsa and Ashley Haggard of Middle Tennessee State by one shot.

Storey penciled in two birdies and 13 pars in the second round on her way to a 36-hole score of 6-over par 150. She will look to wrap up her third top-20 finish Wednesday.

Gianna Misenhelter is in a tie for 41st after carding a second-round score of 9-over par 81, pushing her 36-hole score to 11-over par 155. Hanna Roos, who is competing as an individual, also posted a 9-over par 81 in the second round to bring her 36-hole score to 16-over par 160, putting her in a tie for 60th.

Whitney Pyle recorded an 8-over par 80 to put her in a tie for 55th entering the final round.

In a tie for 70th is Paige Osterloo, who compiled a second round 86 (+14), giving her a 36-hole score of 21-over par 165. Emily Houtz tallied a 15-over par 87 in round two to total 167 (+23) through 36 holes, placing her in a tie for 78th.

The final round of the Dale McNamara Invitational will tee off at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday. Live scores can be followed at and results will be posted at as soon as they become available.

Dale McNamara Invitational
The Patriot Golf Club
Par 72-6,450 yards
Team Scores:
1. Oklahoma, 292-291—583 (+7); 2. Oklahoma State, 301-290—591 (+15); 3. Tulsa, 303-295—598 (+22); T4. Texas, 297-302—599 (+23); T4. UNLV, 292-307—599 (+23); 6. MTSU, 293-309—602 (+26); 7. Long Beach State, 301-307—608 (+32); 8. Kennesaw State, 305-307—612 (+37); 9. Arkansas-Little Rock, 301-312—613 (+37); 10. Missouri, 314-305—619 (+43); 11. Wichita State, 310-313—623 (+47); 12. Nebraska, 311-313—624 (+48); 13. Oral Roberts, 309-317—626 (+50); 14. Kansas State, 306-321—627 (+51); 15. Southern Methodist, 314-327—641 (+65); 16. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 330-317—647 (+71).

Top Individuals: 1. Ellen Mueller, Oklahoma, 67-73—140 (-4); T2. Kristina Merkle, Tulsa, 68-73—141 (-3); T2. Ashley Haggard, MTSU, 69-72—141 (-3); 4. Victoria Park, Oklahoma State, 71-71—142 (-2); T5. Theresa Koelbaek, UNLV, 69-74—143 (-1); T5. Taylor Schmidt, Oklahoma, 73-70—143 (-1).

K-State Individuals: T16. Ami Storey, 75-75—150 (+6); T33. Gianna Misenhelter, 74-80—154 (+10); T53. Whitney Pyle, 78-80—158 (+14); T59. Hanna Roos*, 79-81—160 (+16); T70. Paige Osterloo, 79-86—165 (+21); T78. Emily Houtz, 80-87—167 (+23).