Cats Face the Conference in Lincoln
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Wildcats will matchup against conference foes for the Big 12 Champioinship at the Country Club of Lincoln in
LAST TIME OUT: The Wildcats combined for their third-lowest score of the year at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, firing 47-over par with rounds of 308-295-308911. K-State sat in 11th place after the first round, but quickly made up ground by shooting the third-lowest second round of the field and moved to fifth place where they remained at the end of 54-holes. For the first time in the spring two individual Wildcats finished in the top 20, with Michelle Regan leading the way. Regan made up ground with a personal-best 5-under 67 in the second round. The mark ties the second-lowest in K-State history. Regan fired a 7-over 223 to finish in a tie for 10th. Kali Quick tied for 14th despite an uncharacteristic finish having shot rounds of 72-72-81225, 9-over par.
BIG 12 CONFERENCE HISTORY: At last year’s conference championship the Cats found themselves in eighth place, which was an improvement from the 2004 Big 12 Championship. In 2005, the squad had rounds of 320-314-317951 to finish 51 shots behind
IN RECENT NEWS: The Wildcats’ play in recent tournaments has been just about their best golf on the year. Excluding their home tournament, the last three tournaments have produced the lowest rounds of the season. In October, K-State fired rounds of 301-294-298893 at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational to mark their lowest of the fall. The squad also shot a 55-over 919 at the Tyson/Embassy Suites Invitational and a 56-over 920 at the Chip-N Club Invitational during the fall. The three lowest scores produced by the Cats this spring have bettered each of the fall marks. The lowest spring tournament was the Mountain View Collegiate in which the Cats fired rounds of 298-302-290890, 26-over par. K-State also had scores of 911 at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic and 918 on the par-71 Dr. Donnis Thompson course. Other recent success has come against conference opponents. In the fall, K-State was 4-12-1 (.235) against Big 12 schools, while compiling a spring record of 9-11 (.450).
K-State’s Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Lineup
Name Yr. Hometown Rnds Avg.
Katy Heffel Jr.
Hailey Mireles So.
Kali Quick So.
Michelle Regan So.
Helene Robert Jr. Lac Brome,