Wildcats Fall on Final Day of Edean Ihlanfeldt

SAMMAMISH, Wash. – The Kansas State women’s golf team fell four spots to finish in 10th place following the final round of the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational on Wednesday at the par-72, 6,039-yard Sahalee Country Club. The Wildcats carded a 58-over par 922, which included a 35-over par 323 on Tuesday.

K-State was led in the event by junior Madison Talley and sophomore Connie Jaffrey as they tied for 22nd at 12-over par 288. Talley finished the event with nine birdies, which was the fourth-most in the field.

“We did not play well today,” K-State head coach Kristi Knight said. “It was not the way you want to finish. I know all the girls wanted to play well and finish strong. All you can do is learn from it and use this experience to get better.”

Junior Paige Nelson finished at 17-over par 233 to tie for 38th place, including the best final-round score on the team at 5-over par 77. Junior Katherine Gravel-Coursol tied for 46th at 20-over par 236 and senior Scotland Preston shot a 24-over par 240 to tie for 57th.

San Diego State won the team title by firing a 28-over par 892, five shots ahead of California. Gonzaga’s Bianca Pagdanganan won the individual honor with a final score of a 1-over par 217, one shot ahead of San Francisco’s Vanessa Ha.

K-State will look to get back on track in two weeks, Oct. 19-20, as the Wildcats close out the fall season in Austin Texas, with the Betsy Rawls Invitational at UT Golf Club.

Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational 
Sammamish, Wash.
Par 72/6,039 Yards
Sahalee Country Club

Team Scores:
1. San Diego State, 294-297-301—892 (+28); 2. California, 287-294-316—897 (+33); 3. Washington, 301-293-305—899 (+35); 4. San Francisco, 306-298-300—904 (+40); 5. Pepperdine, 299-298-309—906 (+42); 6. Oregon State, 299-306-303—908 (+44); 7. Gonzaga, 292-305-313—910 (+46); 8. Colorado, 302-300-313—915 (+51); 9. Colorado State, 312-303-304—919 (+55); 10. Kansas State, 300-299-323—922 (+58); 11. TCU, 306-302-317—925 (+61); 12. Seattle, 305-316-312—933 (+69); 13. Hawaii, 314-303-323—940 (+76).

Top Individuals: 1. Bianca Pagdanganan, Gonzaga, 69-73-75—217 (+1); 2. Vanessa Ha, San Francisco, 72-73-73—218 (+2); 3. Emelie Lundstorm, San Francisco, 77-71-71—219 (+3); 4. Hannah Suh, California, 69-76-75—220 (+4); T5. Milagros Chaves, San Diego State, 73-74-74—221 (+5); T5. Weyung Keh, Washington, 75-73-73—221 (+5).

K-State Individuals: T22. Connie Jaffrey, 75-73-80—228 (+12); T22. Madison Talley, 74-74-80—228 (+12); T38. Paige Nelson, 79-77-77—233 (+17); T45. Katherine Gravel-Coursol, 73-77-86—236 (+20); T57. Scotland Preston, 78-75-87—240 (+24).