K-State Tied for 10th Heading into Final Round

Las Cruces, N.M. The Kansas State women’s golf team dropped two spots on day two and is currently tied with Texas-El Paso for 10th place after two rounds of the Price’s Give’em Five Collegiate. The Wildcats carded a 307-314621 (+45), and are in position to pick up their first win against a conference opponent as they are two strokes ahead of Colorado.


UC Irvine was able to hold on to the lead despite finishing nine strokes behind its day one score. The Anteaters head into the final day of the tournament with a score of 293-302595 (+19). Oklahoma and Baylor switched spots at two and three in the second round. Oklahoma is three strokes out of the lead, carding a 299-299598 (+22). Baylor currently sits three strokes behind the Sooners with a 297-304601 (+25).


The story of round two was Julia Potter of Missouri who shot a 3-under 69. Potter, who was tied for fifth at the end of the first round, moved past four players and now claims the No. 1 spot, carding a 73-69142 (-2). Jane Chin of UC Irvine added four strokes from her first round score and currently sits two shots behind Potter with a score of 70-74144 (E). Hannah Burke of Baylor and Pang Chanachai of New Mexico State are tied for third place with identical scores of 72-74146 (+22).


Junior Morgan Moon, currently pacing the Wildcat’s with a score of 73-77150 (+6), dropped from fifth to 12th in round two, but is only one stroke out of a tie for sixth place.


“Today was a day of mixed results,” said head coach Kristi Knight. “It was tougher out there today to score, but Elise (Houtz) and Morgan (Moon) handled the conditions pretty well and had solid rounds.”


Freshman Paige Osterloo moved up two spots in the second round and is currently tied for 51st place with a 79-80159 (+15). Sophomore Elise Houtz, who was tied for 88th place after round one, climbed to a tie for 57th carding a 85-75160 (+16).


The third and final round of the Price’s Give’em Five Collegiate will begin with a shotgun start at 7:45 a.m. (MST) on Wednesday. Results will be posted on www.k-statesports.com as soon as they become available.


Price’s Give’em Five Collegiate

Las Cruces, N.M.

NMSU Golf Course

Par 72/ 6319 Yards


Team Scores: 1. UC Irvine, 293-302595 (+19); 2. Oklahoma, 299-299598 (+22) 3. Baylor, 297-304601 (+25); 4. Oral Roberts, 303-305608 (+32); 5. New Mexico State, 299-312611 (+35); 6. Missouri, 309-303612 (+36); 7. Hawaii, 312-305617 (+41); 8. UC Davis, 306-312618 (+42); 9. North Texas, 304-316620 (+44); T10. Texas-El Paso, 310-311621 (+45); T10. K-State, 307-314621 (+45); 12. Colorado State, 309-314623 (+47); 13. Cincinnati, 311-313624 (+48); 14. Nevada, 308-320628 (+52); 15. San Diego State, 310-319629 (+53); T16. Samford, 320-316636 (+60); T16. Eastern Washington, 320-316636 (+60).


Top Individuals: 1. Julia Potter, Missouri, 73-69142 (-2); 2. Jane Chin, UC Irvine, 70-74144 (E); T3. Hannah Burke, Baylor, 72-74146 (+2); T3. Pang Chanachai,  New Mexico State, 72-74146 (+2); 5. Christy Carter, Oral Roberts, 76-72148 (+4).


K-State Individuals: T12. Morgan Moon, 73-77150 (+6); T51. Paige Osterloo, 79-80159 (+15); T57. Elise Houtz, 85-75160 (+16); T67. Abbi Sunner, 79-82161 (+17); T79. Laura Hildebrandt, 76-88164 (+20).