Boonraksasat, Bal Help Kansas Women's Golf Finish 11th at Big 12 Championship
April 24, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo.—Freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat and senior Meghna Bal both finished in the top 30 to help Kansas women’s golf finish 11th at the 2011 Big 12 Championship at Old Hawthorne Golf Course in Columbia, Mo., Sunday. As a team the Jayhawks shot 911 for the tournament.
Boonraksasat made three bogeys in her first eight holes before rebounding with two birdies over the next five holes. Unable to keep the momentum going, Boonraksasat made two more bogeys in the last five holes to finish with a 75 on the day. The freshman tied for 23rd with a 224 for the tournament.
Competing in her final competition as a Jayhawk, Bal rebounded from a 78 in the second round to fire a 75 in the third. Bal tied for 28th individually with a 226 for the tournament.
Also competing in her final tournament as a Jayhawk, senior Grace Thiry tied for 54th with a 54-hole 238. Thiry shot an 84 in the third round.
Junior Katy Nugent improved on the final day firing a 74 to give her a 54-hole 226 to tie for 35th. Nugent birdied two holes on the front nine, but bogeyed twice in her final four holes.
After carding an 84 in the second round, freshman Meghan Potee improved by four strokes on Sunday to finish with a 54-hole 240 good for 59th place.
Kansas finishes the season with 10 top 10 finishes, including four top five finishes and one tournament title, out of eleven events.
1. Texas 296-287-289—872
2. Texas A&M 298-290-287—875
3. Missouri 297-291-292—880
4. Iowa State 300-285-297—882
5. Oklahoma 298-293-297—888
6. Texas Tech 294-296-299—889
7. Oklahoma State 302-294-295—891
8. Baylor 301-294-305—900
9. Colorado 302-297-304—903
10. Nebraska 297-298-314—909
11. Kansas 302-305-304—911
12. Kansas State 309-303-304—916
1. Madison Pressel Texas 71-66-71—208
t2. Josephine Janson Oklahoma State 73-71-69—213
t2. Katerina Ruzickova Texas A&M 71-72-70—213
t4. Victoria Stefansen Iowa State 75-72-68—215
t4. Jessica Wallace Colorado 73-70-72—215
t23. Thanuttra Boonraksasat Kansas 76-73-75—224
t23. Thanuttra Boonraksasat 76-73-75—224
t28. Meghna Bal 73-78-75—226
t35. Katy Nugent 77-77-74—228
t54. Grace Thiry 77-77-84—238
59. Meghan Potee 76-84-80—240