Monday, November 30, 2015

K-State women’s golf 10th at Florida State

The Kansas State women’s golf team finished 10th with a three-round score of 59-over-par 923 following Sunday’s final round of the Florida State Matchup at the par-72, 7,172-yard Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla.

The Wildcats tallied eight birdies on the day en route to a 16-over 304, equaling their second-round score from Saturday. K-State finished in fourth place of the match-up competition with partner Mississippi State.

Individually, the Wildcats were paced by freshman Katherine Gravel-Coursol, who finished at a tie for 35th with a season best 14-over 230. Gravel-Coursol produced the second-lowest scoring on par-3 holes in the tournament and carded the sixth-most birdies of the tournament with seven.

Junior Oliva Eliasson carded three birdies in the final round on her way to a 5-over par 77. Eliasson finished the tournament at a tie for 42nd with a 17-over 233. Joining her was sophomore Scotland Preston, who carded the sixth-most pars in the tournament with 36.

Moving up five spots to finish a tie for 45th was senior Gianna Misenhelter, who carded two birdies in the final round, including one at the third-hardest hole of the day, the par-3, 156-yard third hole. Misenhelter finished the tournament with an 18-over 234.

Junior Carly Ragains finished the day at 11-over 83 to finish in 57th with a 24-over 240.

South Carolina took home the team title with a three-round score of 7-over 871, holding off Clemson by two shots. The Tigers shot the best round of the day at 4-under 284. Florida State’s Matilda Castren won the individual competition at 10-under 206.

K-State will be back in action this weekend when the Wildcats travel to Peoria, Ariz., for the Westbrook Invitational at the Westbrook Golf Course.


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