Boonraksasat Shines as Kansas Women's Golf takes Ninth Place at Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate

April 3, 2011

UNIVERSITY, Miss.—Kansas women’s golf, led by freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat for the second straight tournament, finished ninth at the Ole Miss Rebel Challenge in University, Miss., on Sunday. The Jayhawks’ ninth place finish is the team’s eighth top 10 finish of the season.

Boonraksasat carded a 54-hole career best 217, which was just four strokes out of first place, for the tournament after shooting a 71 in the final round and tying for fourth individually. Her fourth place finish is also a career best.

Junior Katy Nugent tied for 39th with a 54-hole 230. Nugent fired a 77 on Sunday.

Grace Thiry tied for 64th as the senior carded a 77 in the final round to finish at 235 for the tournament. Fellow senior Meghna Bal fired a 240 over three rounds to tie for 77th.

Freshman Meghan Potee shot an 81 in the final round to finish at 242 strokes for the tournament and tied for 80th.

Kansas will wrap the regular season at the Baylor Spring Invitational in Waco, Texas, April 11 and 12.

Team Standings

1. Tennessee 290-279-294—863

2. Tulsa 300-293-300—893

3. Tulane 299-307-292—898

4. Mississippi 298-299-303—900

5. Coastal Carolina 298-297-310—905

6. Southern Mississippi 303-293-310—906

7. Michigan 302-301-305—908

8. Maryland 298-303-308—909

9. Kansas 308-306-306—920

10. Murray State 309-306-307—922

11. Mississippi State 314-303-306—923

12. UCF 304-317-303—924

13. SMU 306-313-306—925

14. Missouri 310-306-310—926

15. Memphis 309-308-311—928

16. East Tennessee State 308-310-312—930

17. Rollins College 317-308-306—931

18. South Florida 315-309-318—942

Top Individuals

t1. Nathalie Mansson Tennessee 72-67-74—213

t1. Erica Popson Tennessee 71-69-73—213

3. Virginia Espejo Southern Mississippi 68-73-74—215

t4. Thanuttra Boonraksasat Kansas 73-73-71—217

t4. Sarah Elliot Tulsa 73-71-73—217

t6. Ashley McKenney Tulane 72-74-72—218

t6. Sara Monberg Tennessee 72-73-73—218

Kansas Individuals

t4. Thanuttra Boonraksasat 73-73-71—217

t39. Katy Nugent 79-74-77—230

t64. Grace Thiry 80-78-77—235

t77. Meghna Bal 77-81-82—240

t80. Meghan Potee 79-82-81—242