KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. The Kansas State women’s golf team sits in 13th place after one round of play in their fall season finale, the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate, at the Oak Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Wildcats shot a first-round score of 316. Leading the Wildcats is junior Katy Heffel, who shot 75 on Monday to tie for 11th.
Campbell University is in first place after carding 301 in the opening round. Big 12 rival Nebraska is currently tied for fifth, with a score of 310. Despite being in 13th place, the Wildcats are only eight shots behind third place.
Individually, the tournament has a three-way tie for first place. Husker Elli Brown, Campbell’s Alejandra Shaw and Ann Maness of Coastal Carolina all shot one-over par, 73, for the first round. Shooting two-over par on Monday, all tying for fourth, are seven players.
Also for the Wildcats, sophomore Kali Quick is tied for 33rd after firing a 78. Junior Helene Robert shot an 81, tying for 57th. Sophomore Michelle Regan is one shot behind Robert, tying for 68th. Sophomore Hailey Mireles shot an 88, placing her in 93rd.
The Wildcats continue play at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate on Tuesday with the conclusion to the second round and the complete final round. The final nine holes of the second round are set to tee off at 8:15 a.m. For complete results visit www.kstatesports.com.
Team Scores: 1. Campbell 301, 2. Coastal Carolina 303, 3. Illinois 308, 4. Idaho 309, T5. Nebraska 310, T5. Maryland 310, T7. Wisconsin 311, T7. Louisville 311, 9. College of Charleston 312, 10. Western Carolina 313, T11. East Carolina 315, T11. Oral Roberts 315, T13. Kansas State 316, T13. San Francisco 316, 15. East Tennessee State 317, 16. Memphis 318, 17. Minnesota 319, 18. Appalachian State 325, 19. Citadel 343.
Top Individuals: T1. Elli Brown, Nebraska 73, T1. Alejandra Shaw, Campbell 73, T1. Ann Maness, Coastal Carolina 73, T4. Angie Hill, Charleston, 74, T4. Renee Skidmore, Idaho 74, T4. Lindsay McMillan, Wisconsin 74, T4. Sofia Gorelik, Campbell 74, T4. Ashley Barton, East Tennessee State 74, T4. Cindy LaCrosse, Louisville 74.
Wildcat Individuals: T11. Katy Heffel 75, T33. Kali Quick 78, T57. Helene Robert 81, T68. Michelle Regan 82, 93. Hailey Mireles 88.