Jayhawks In 11th At Big 12 Championship

April 17, 2006


The University of Kansas women’s golf team is in 11th place after day one of the Big 12 Women’s Championship. The `Hawks shot an opening round of 316 at the par-72 6,167 yard Country Club of Lincoln.

Oklahoma State holds the early lead with a 301 followed by Texas A&M with a 302, as just 16 strokes separate the first and last place teams.

“I am really pleased with how Sarah Kierl played today,” head coach Erin O’Neil said. “We still have two more rounds and we can move up considerably if we get the entire team on the same page and playing well.”

Sophomore Sarah Kierl leads the Jayhawks after a career-best 76 has her tied for 10th. Senior Chelsey Pryor and junior Amanda Costner each shot a first round 79 and and are tied for 32nd. Senior Meredith Winkelmann and sophomore Annie Giangrosso each carded an 82 and are tied for 47th.

Action will begin at 8 a.m., while the Jayhawks’ tee times will begin at 9:50 a.m. For more information and live results from the tournament, visit big12sports.com.

Team Results

Place School Score
1 Oklahoma State 301
2 Texas A&M 302
T3 Nebraska 307
T3 Baylor 307
T5 Texas Tech 309
T5 Iowa State 309
7 Kansas State 312
8 Missouri 313
9 Texas 314
10 Colorado 315
11 Kansas 316
12 Oklahoma 317

Individual Results

Place Name School Score
1 Ashley Knoll Texas A&M 69
2 Gloriana Soto Texas Tech 72
3 Jennifer Karr Oklahoma State 73

Kansas Results
T10 Sarah Kierl 76
T32 Amanda Costner 79
T32 Chelsey Pryor 79
T47 Annie Giangrosso 82
T47 Meredith Winkelmann 82