Wildcats In Fifth After 36 Holes At Spring Invitational
Feb. 18, 2002
Manhattan, Kan. - The No. 54-ranked Kansas State women's golf team shot rounds of 325-334--659 Monday and sits in fifth place at the Cingular Islander Spring Invitational in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Wildcats first competition of the spring season.
Sophomore Christine Boucher is tied for fourth place with rounds of 80-80--160 at the 13-team invitational, which was played at King's Crossing Golf and Country Club, a par-72, 5,900-yard course. Senior Edie Murdoch shot rounds of 83-79--162, and is tied for eighth place after the first two rounds of the 54-hole invitational. Junior Elise Carpentier is in 31st with rounds of 81-87--168, and junior Miranda Smith sits in 38th after rounds of 82-88--170. Senior Annie Schneider, who is competing individually for the Wildcats, is in 42nd with rounds of 88-83--171. Freshman Sarah Heffel is in 44th place after shooting 82-90--172.
Host school Texas A&M-Corpus Christi leads the field with scores of 324-320--644, while Texas-El Paso is 12 strokes back in second with a 656. Melissa Newman-Gillespie of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi leads all golfers with a two-round 156 (80-76).
The final round of the tournament will be played Tuesday with a 7:30 a.m. start.
For more information on the Kansas State women's golf team, visit the official Kansas State Athletic Department Web site at www.k-statesports.com.
5th Team - 325-334--659
Team Scores: 1. Texas A&M Corpus Christi 644, 2. Texas El-Paso 656, 3. McLennan Community College 657, 3. Kansas 657, 5. KANSAS STATE 659, 6. Oral Roberts 667, 7. Notre Dame 668, 8. McNeese State 671, 9. Lamar 672, 10. Xavier 673