Nugent, Boonraksasat Help Kansas to Fifth Place Finish at Sir Pizza Cards Challenge
March 1, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan.–Behind strong final rounds from junior Katy Nugent and freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat, Kansas women’s golf finished fifth at the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge in Weston, Fla., on Tuesday.
Nugent tied for seventh place with a 54-hole score of 222, her third best score of the season, and her third round 70 is also her second best one-round score of the season.
Boonraksasat’s 10th place finish is the best finish of career and her 54-hole 224 is also a career best.
Senior Grace Thiry tied for 37th with a 235 on the tournament after shooting a 77 in the final round. Fellow senior Meghna Bal shot a 239 and tied for 48th. Freshman Meghan Potee carded a 240 and tied for 50th.
Jennifer Clark, competing as an individual, finished 70th as the senior fired a 54-hole 250.
As a team Kansas notched its fifth top five finish of the season. The Jayhawks’ 296 in the final round was the third best team round of the tournament and is KU’s second best team round on the year.
Kansas will return to action at the Mountain View Collegiate in Tucson, Ariz., on March 25 and 26.
Fin. School Scores
1. Texas State 307-301-294–902
2. FIU 305-300-301–906
3. Memphis 307-300-301–908
4. Louisville 310-299-300–909
5. Kansas 312-305-296–913
t6. North Carolina State 305-320-295–920
t6. Arkansas State 309-299-312–920
8. Miami 303-304-314–921
9. East Tennessee State 309-314-299–922
10. South Florida 311-313-303–927
11. Cincinnati 311-313-309–933
12. Mississippi State 318-310-308–936
13. North Carolina Wilimington 315-317-317–949
14. Kansas State 324-325-316–965
1. Shena Yang (South Florida) 70-72-70–212
2. Nina Muehl (East Tennessee State) 73-71-68–212
3. Sara-Maude Juneau (Louisville) 73-68-75–216
4. Shelby Coyle (FIU) 70-76-72–218
5. Marissa Steen (Memphis) 70-75-74–219
6. Olivia Dose (Cincinnati) 75-76-69–220
t7. Caitlin Bliss (Texas State) 76-73-73–222
t7. Katy Nugent (Kansas) 76-76-70–222
9. Courtney Manning (Arkansas State) 70-73-80–223
10. Maria Ronderos (Miami) 75-75-74–224
t10. T. Boonraksasat (Kansas) 74-78-72–224 +8
t7. Katy Nugent 76-76-70–222
t10. Thanuttra Boonraksasat 74-78-72–224
t37. Grace Thiry 81-77-77–235
t48. Meghna Bal 81-74-84–239
t50. Meghan Potee 83-80-77–240
70. Jennfier Clark (Ind.) 85-78-87–250