Kansas Finishes Ninth in Final Event of Regular Season
OXFORD, Miss. – Meghan Gockel fired a one-over par 73 in the final round of play to help the Kansas women’s golf team to a ninth-place finish at the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate Sunday. Kansas recorded a third-round score of 305 to bring its final score to 910 in its final event of the regular season.
Tulane took the tournament title with a final score of 877 (290-292-295). Texas A&M finished in second place with an 880 (298-295-287), while Missouri ended the tournament in fifth place (294-301-293–888). Oklahoma fell to tied for 14th in the final day of play with a score of 920 (306-303-311). Host-school Mississippi took third place (294-299-288–881).
Gockel improved to tied for 70th with a score of 235. Jennifer Clark also tied for 70th after a third round of 77. Grace Thiry led the team with a 24th-place finish after shooting a 74 in the final round for a final of 225. Emily Powers ended the day tied for 45th after carding an 81 in the final round for a three-day score of 229. Megna Bal who shot identical first and second rounds with Powers, finished tied for 54th with a 231 (72-76-83). Maria Jackson chipped in an 82 to finish the tournament in 105th as an individual.
Julia Potter of Missouri took medalist honors as she finished the tournament eight-under par 208 (70-68-70).
Kansas will head to Norman, Okla., to compete in the Big 12 Championship April 23-25.
Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate
1. Tulane – 290-292-295–877
2. Texas A&M – 298-295-287–880
3. Mississippi – 294-299-288–881
4 East Tennessee State – 292-298-294–884
5. Missouri – 294-299-288–881
9. Kansas – 300-305-305–910
1. Julia Potter, Missouri – 70-68-70–208
2. Julia Boland, Texas A&M – 73-69-72–214
2. Haley Sanders, Mississippi – 70-73-71–214
4. Mayte Vizcarrondo, East Tennessee State – 74-71-70–215
5. Janine Fellows, Tulane – 71-72-73–216
T24. Grace Thiry – 76-75-74–225
T45. Emily Powers – 72-76-81–229
T54. Meghna Bal – 72-76-83–231
T70. Meghan Gockel – 82-80-73–235
T70. Jennifer Clark – 80-78-77–235
105. Maria Jackson, ind. – 82-84-82–248