Wildcats sixth at Mountain View Collegiate

By The Mercury

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Kansas State women’s golf team dropped one spot during the final round of the Mountain View Collegiate, finishing sixth at the par-72, 6,227-yard Mountain View Golf Club on Saturday.

K-State still finished in the top half of the 15-team field, marking the sixth time this season the Wildcats have finished in the top half. K-State turned in a 10-over-par 298 in the third round for a 54-hole score of 19-over-par 883.

In her first team event of the season, Carly Ragains led the Wildcats with a career-best 54-hole score of 1-over-par 217 to finish in 12th, as she recorded an 18-shot improvement from her first appearance at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational back in September. The freshman also earned her first top-20 finish of the season.

Ami Storey fell in the third round, turning in a 5-over-par 77 to finish in a tie for 18th. The senior carded a 54-hole score of 3-over-par 219 and earned her third top-20 finish on the season.

Whitney Pyle notched a 54-hole score of 7-over-par 223 to finish in a tie for 32nd after shooting a 3-over 75 in the final round. One stroke behind Pyle was Gianna Misenhelter, who finished in a tie for 37th.

Hanna Roos tallied a 14-over-par 230 to finish in a tie for 58th. Competing as an individual, Kristen Dorsey turned in a 19-over par 235.

Texas Tech won the team competition with a 6-under-par 858, seven strokes ahead of second place Iowa State.

San Jose State’s Jennifer Brumbaugh won the individual competition after a two-hole shootout against Northwestern’s Lauren Weaver. Brumbaugh and Weaver both carded a 54-hole score of 7-under-par 209.

The Wildcats will be back in action April 6-8 when they travel to Oxford, Miss., to compete in the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate.

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