K-State women tied for second after two rounds at Central District Classic
Feb. 24, 2003
PARRISH, FLA. - The Kansas State women's golf team is in a three-way tie for second place after two rounds of the Central District Classic in Parrish, Fla. at the par-72, 6,099 yard Wilderness Golf Club. The Wildcats posted a 618 (306-312) on the opening day.
"I am proud of the team's performance," said head coach Kristi Knight said. "It was a tough day of golf. The wind was in an opposite direction than it was in the practice round and greens were tough. We missed a lot of short putts today, but the team surprised me in the second round. They hung in there today."
With two individuals tied for first place, Baylor leads the field with a combined score of 613 (302-311). K-State, Missouri and Ohio are tied for second place and are five strokes behind the Bears. Michigan is in fifth place, carding a 619 (315-304).
Junior Christine Boucher leads the Wildcats. The Quebec native is in a five-way tie for fourth place, shooting a combined score of 150. Boucher was consistent on the opening day, carding a 75 in both rounds.
Senior Miranda Smith is tied for 17th place, carding a 77-77-154 for the day. Sophomore Sarah Heffel carded a 158 to place her in a five-way tie for 29th place. Junior Karen Quintelier stands tied for 51st place, shooting 78-84-162. One stroke back from Quintelier is Elise Carpentier. The senior shot a 163 for the Wildcats to tie for 57th place.
"I am pleased with the position we put ourselves in," Knight said. "We will just have to stay patient, have confidence and see what happens tomorrow."
The third and final round of the Central District Classic tees off on Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Kansas State Women's Golf
Team Results (after two rounds)
Top Five Individuals