April 7, 2012
Day Two Results
OXFORD, Miss. – The Kansas State women’s golf team moved up one spot on the leaderboard Saturday to sit in a tie for sixth after the second round of the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,313 yard Ole Miss Golf Club.
The Wildcats improved their stroke count by nine in the second round, turning in a 9-over par 297. K-State enters Sunday’s final round tied with Maryland at 27-over par 603.
Carly Ragains and Whitney Pyle lead the Wildcats as each sit in a tie for 24th. Ragains carded an even-par 72 on Saturday, marking the second-straight event the freshman has turned in an even par in the second round. Pyle notched a 2-over par 74 in round two and looks earn her fifth top-20 finish of the season.
Ami Storey improved eight strokes in the second round by carding a 3-over par 75 to sit in a tie for 65th.
“I am proud of our improvements today,” said head coach Kristi Knight. “Carly had a solid 72 and Ami came back strong. Whitney also played 17 strong holes today.”
Competing as an individual, Kristen Dorsey notched a career-best 36-hole score of 5-over par 149 after a 2-over par 74 on Saturday. The junior enters Sunday’s final round in search of her first top-20 finish of the season.
“Kristen has played a solid two rounds of golf,” Knight said. “I am very happy for her.”
Gianna Misenhelter fell in the second round, tallying a 7-over par 79 to sit in a tie for 38th. One stroke behind Misenhelter is Hanna Roos, who sits in a tie for 42nd.
Baylor leads the field at 1-over par 577 thanks to a 3-under par 285 on Saturday, the lowest team score of the day. Four strokes behind the Bears is host-school Mississippi at 5-over par 581.
Baylor’s Jaclyn Jansen leads the individual competition with a 36-hole score of 5-under par 139, one stroke ahead of second place Natalie Gleadall of Mississippi and three strokes ahead of third place Marita Engzelius of Tulsa.
Live stats of the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate are available on www.golfstat.com and final results will be posted on www.kstatesports.com following the conclusion of play on Sunday.
Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate
Ole Miss Golf Club
Par 72/6,313 yards
Team Scores: 1. Baylor, 292-285—577 (+1); 2. Mississippi, 292-289—581 (+5); 3. Missouri, 298-292—590 (+14); 4. Tulsa, 302-289—591 (+15); 5. Mississippi State, 306-289—595 (+19); T6. Kansas State, 306-297—603 (+27); T6. Maryland, 308-295—603 (+27); 8. Harvard, 304-301—605 (+29); 9. Minnesota, 306-302—605 (+32); 10. Redlands Community College, 307-302—609 (+33); T11. Memphis, 311-304—615 (+39); T11. Southern Mississippi, 303-312—615 (+39); T13. Murray State, 312-312—624 (+48); T13. Rollins College, 317-307—624 (+48); 16. Miami, 318-310—628 (+52).
Top Individuals: 1. Jaclyn Jansen, Baylor, 70-69—139 (-5); 2. Natalie Gleadall, Mississippi, 69-71—140 (-4); 3. Marita Engzelius, Tulsa, 75-67—142 (-2); 4. Ally McDonald, Mississippi State, 74-69—143 (-1); 5. Stani Schiavone, Baylor, 73-71—144 (E).
K-State Individuals: T20. Kristen Dorsey*, 75-74—149 (+5); T24. Carly Ragains, 78-72—150 (+6); T24. Whitney Pyle, 76-74—150 (+6); T38. Gianna Misenhelter, 74-79—153 (+9); T42. Hanna Roos, 78-76—154 (+10); T65. Ami Storey, 83-75—158 (+14).
*Competed as an individual