Wildcats in Sixth at Edean Ihlanfeldt

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - The Kansas State women's golf team carded a 23-over par 599 over the first 36 holes on Tuesday to enter final-round play in sixth place at Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational held at the par-72, 6,039-yard Sahalee Country Club.

“I’m very proud their effort today,” K-State head coach Kristi Knight said of her team, which carded a tournament-leading 29 birdies over the first two rounds. “This is a demanding golf course. We saw a lot of good golf today. We had our wobbles, but all in all it was a solid 36 holes at Sahalee.”

Junior Madison Talley and sophomore Connie Jaffrey are tied for 13th at 4-over par 148. Talley tied for the second-best par 5 scoring average on the day at 4.50.

Junior Katherine Gravel-Coursol is tied for 21st at 6-over par 150, while senior Scotland Preston finished the day in 39th at 9-over par and junior Paige Nelson is tied for 49th 12-over par 156.

California leads the team competition with a score of 5-over par 581, 10 shots ahead of second-place San Diego State. Gonzaga’s Bianca Pagdanganan leads individually after a 2-under par 142 first-day performance.

The final round of the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational will begin at 9:45 a.m. (CST) on Wednesday. Live stats can be followed on www.golfstat.com and final results will be posted on www.kstatesports.com following the conclusion of the event.


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


Team Scores: 1. California, 287-294—581 (+5); 2. San Diego State, 294-297—591 (+15); 3. Washington, 301-293—594 (+18); T4. Pepperdine, 299-298—597 (+21); T4. Gonzaga, 292-305—597 (+21);
6. Kansas State, 300-299—599 (+23); 7. Colorado, 302-300—602 (+26); 8. San Francisco, 306-298—604 (+28); 9. Oregon State, 302-300—605 (+29); 10. TCU, 306-302—608 (+32); 11. Colorado State, 312-303—615 (+39); 12. Hawaii, 314-303—617 (+41); 13. Seattle, 305-316—612 (+45).

Top Individuals:
1. Bianca Pagdanganan, Gonzaga, 69-73—142 (-2); 2. Lucia Gutierrez, California, 71-72—143 (-1); T3. Vanessa Ha, San Francisco, 72-73—145 (+1); T3. Hannah Suh, California, 69-76—145 (+1); T5. Eimi Koga, Hawaii, 75-71—146 (+2); T5. Emma Henrikson, San Diego State, 73-73—146(+2); T5. Ester Lee, Colorado, 71-75—146 (+2); T5. Charlotte Thomas, Washington, 74-72—146 (+2).

K-State Individuals:
T13. Connie Jaffrey, 75-73—148 (+4); T13. Madison Talley, 74-74—148 (+4); T21. Katherine Gravel-Coursol, 73-77—150 (+6); 39. Scotland Preston, 78-75—153 (+9); T49. Paige Nelson, 79-77—156 (+12)