Wildcats Finish with Seventh-Place Showing
KANEOHE, Hawaii After shooting the best rounds of the spring season, Kansas State remained in seventh place in the final standings of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Entering the third round in a tie for seventh, the Wildcats finished with rounds of 303-313-302918, 66-over par and the fifth lowest round of the day.
Michelle Regan shot her way to the 13th top-20 individual finish of the season for the Cats and only the second this spring. Sophomore Regan tied for 15th after firing 13-over with rounds of 76-77-73226. The top-20 finish marks the third for Regan this season.
Also for the Wildcats, Kali Quick tied for 26th shooting 76-78-76230. Hailey Mireles carded rounds of 77-79-75231 and finished in 32nd place. Helene Robert tied for 38th scoring 74-83-78235, while Katy Heffel tied for 48th shooting 78-79-82239.
Sweeping top honors was Tennessee. The Lady Volunteers finished 38 shots ahead of second-place New Mexico in the team standings, shooting a 4-over 856, including a third round 4-under 280, the lowest of the Thompson Invitational.
Individually, Tennessee took the top four spots, with Marci Turner finishing with a 3-under 210, including a third round 64. Lady Volunteers Golda Johansson (70-73-71214), Nicole Smith (72-72-72216) and Violeta Retamoza (72-72-73217) finished second, third and fourth respectively.
The Wildcats continue the spring season at the Mountain View Collegiate Saturday, March 25, in Tucson, Ariz. For complete coverage of Kansas State women’s golf please visit www.kstatesports.com.
Team Scores: 1. Tennessee 288-288-280856, 2. New Mexico 301-295-298894, 3. LSU 294-318-293905, 4. Notre Dame 299-304-303906, 5. Hawaii 310-302-295907, 6. UTEP 313-299-303915, 7. Kansas State 303-313-302918, 8. Princeton 308-308-308924, 9. British Columbia 312-309-316937, 10. Osaka Gakuin 307-309-323939, 11. Hawaii-Hilo 321-335-317973.
Top Individuals: 1. Marci Turner, Tennessee 75-71-64210, 2. Golda Johansson, Tennessee 70-73-71214, 3. Nicole Smith, Tennessee 72-72-72216, 4. Violeta Retamoza, Tennessee 72-72-73217, 5. Mikaela Backstedt, New Mexico 74-73-71218.
Wildcat Individuals: T12. Michelle Regan 76-77-73226, T26. Kali Quick 76-78-76230, 32. Hailey Mireles 77-79-75231, T38. Helene Robert 74-83-78235, T48. Katy Heffel 78-79-82239.