TUCSON, Ariz. With their lowest round of the season and four shots shy of the Kansas State 18-hole record, the Wildcats moved up five places to finish fourth at the Mountain View Collegiate. Kansas State shot a field-low 290 in the third round and finished the tournament carding 298-302-290890, 26-over par. The 54-hole score marks K-State’s lowest of the season, bettering the previous mark of 893 from the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, which took place at Colbert Hills Golf Course on Oct. 10-11.
Helene Robert led the Wildcat squad by tying for third and becoming K-State’s 19th all-time medalist. Robert fired a 1-under par with rounds of 73-70-72215, tying her career 54-hole score and also the third best in Wildcat history.
Wildcat Michelle Regan ended day one in a tie for 57th, but battled back in the third round by shooting a field-low 18-hole score of 68, 4-under par. The mark ties for the fourth-best round in K-State history. Regan finished in a tie for 25th with scores of 75-81-68224, two shots from 20th place. The tournament marked Regan’s career 18-hole and 54-hole low.
Also for the Wildcats, Kali Quick tied for 30th with rounds of 74-78-75227, 11-over par. Hailey Mireles tied for 46th with a 14-over 230, and Katy Heffel finished in a tie for 53rd with scores of 76-79-78233. Individually competing was Krista Nelson who finished 69th, shooting her career 54-hole best with a 24-over 240.
Kansas took the team title by carding rounds of 297-297-290884, finishing one shot ahead of Nebraska (297-295-293885). The individual title went to Arizona’s Adriana Zwanck, who shot a 3-under 213 and finished one shot ahead of Christi Athas of Iowa State.
The Wildcats continue the spring season with the final tournament before the Big 12 Championship when they travel to Norman, Okla., for the Susie Maxwell Classic. For complete coverage please visit Kansas State’s website at www.kstatesports.com.
Mountain View Collegiate
Mountain View Golf Course
Par: 72; Yardage: 6,138
Team Scores: 1. Kansas 297-297-290884, 2. Nebraska 297-295-293885, 3. Northwestern 293-299-294886, 4. Kansas State 298-302-290890, 5. Missouri 299-293-299891, 6. Iowa State 295-304-294893, 7. Florida International 292-303-299894, 8. Charleston 298-301-296895, 9. Denver 293-298-307898, T10. Colorado 304-305-297906, T10. Wisconsin 306-300-300906, 12. Texas Tech 301-307-300908, 13. Northern Arizona 304-309-298911, T14. Arizona 302-310-306918, T14. Colorado State 303-308-307918.
Top Individuals: 1. Adriana Zwanck, Arizona 69-72-72213, 2. Christi Athas, Iowa State 69-73-72214, T3. Helene Robert, Kansas State 73-70-72215, T3. Chrissie McArdle, Nebraska 74-71-70215, 5. Susan Nam, Florida International 72-73-71216.
K-State Individuals: T3. Helene Robert 73-70-72215, T25. Michelle Regan 75-81-68--224, T30. Kali Quick 74-78-75--227, T46. Hailey Mireles 80-75-75230, T53. Katy Heffel 76-79-78--233, 69. Krista Nelson (ind.) 81-76-83240.