Lone Home Tournament Up Next for Wildcats
THE FIELD: The 13-team field consists of central region schools, including three Big 12 rivals. Seven of the teams are ranked in the top 100 of the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings, and three of those are in the top 50. SMU comes in as the top-rated team at 19, followed by Big 12 rivals
PLAYING HOST Colbert Hills Golf Course: Since it’s opening in 2000, Colbert Hills Golf Course has been the home to the Wildcat men and women’s squads. Recently rated as the 10th best college golf courses in the country by Golf Digest, the par-72 course will play to 6,046 yards. Colbert Hills hosted the 2003 Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, in which the Wildcats took the championship, finishing 10 shots ahead of
LAST TIME OUT: The Wildcats brought home a trophy for the first time this fall after finishing second at the Chip-N Club Invitational in
WILDCAT HISTORY Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational: The Wildcats come into the 2005 Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational having won the last two of three.
IT’S BEEN AWHILE: The second-place finish at the Chip-N Club Invitational was the best finish for the Wildcats since their first-place finish at the Texas A&M Mo’Morial in Spring 2004. The second place marks the 36th top-five finish and the 22nd top-three finish for coach Kristi Knight. Junior Helene Robert’s fifth-place finish was the best individual finish for the Wildcats since Kali Quick placed fifth at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational in fall 2004. Robert’s fifth-place finish and Quick’s sixth at the Chip-N Club Invitational marked the first time K-State has had two players in the top 10 since Notre Dame Adidas in fall 2003. The 2004 Big 12 Player of the Year, Christine Boucher, and current junior Helene Robert took second and fifth, respectively, in that event.
K-State’s Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational Lineup
Name Yr. Hometown Rnds Avg.
Christine Arsenault Fr.
Katy Heffel Jr.
Hailey Mireles So.
Kali Quick So.
Michelle Regan So.
Helene Robert Jr. Lac Brome,