Women's Golf Finishes 13th at Verizon "Mo" Morial
March 5, 2002
Bryan, Texas - The Kansas State women's golf team finished tied for 13th place after posting a second-round score of 329 on Tuesday at the Verizon "Mo" Morial Invitational at the Briarcrest Country Club. The Wildcats posted a 36-hole total of 661 (332-329).
Christine Boucher led the way for the Wildcats in the 18-team field by shooting a two-round score of 155 (76-79) on the 6,049-yard course. Boucher finished tied for eighth at 11-over-par to secure her second straight top-10 showing.
The 'Cats final round was bolstered by a solid performance from Edie Murdoch. The senior, who carded a 159 (83-76), posted the fourth-lowest score of the second round with a 4-over-par 76 and jumped 27 spots on the leaderboard into a tie for 17th place.
Ohio State, which held on to its eight-stroke opening-round lead, posted a two-day total of 616 (307-309) to capture the team title. Michigan State (317-313=630) and TCU (315-318=633) rounded out the top three.
The Buckeyes' Mollie Fankhauser, who entered the final round one stroke off the lead, took home individual medalist honors with a two-day score of 6-over-par 150 (76-74). Brooke Tull of TCU finished one shot off the pace.
Due to winter-like conditions Monday, which caused the cancellation of the opening round, the tournament was reduced from 54 to 36 holes.
The Wildcats resume the spring season on Sat.-Sun., March 23-24, when they travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the Mountain View Collegiate.
For complete results of the "Mo" Morial Invitational visit www.golfstat.com or sports.tamu.edu.
Team Standings: (Final - 36 holes)