Kansas Golf Remains in Fourth Place After Two Rounds in Lubbock
April 25, 2009
LUBBOCK, Texas – Meghan Gockel resides seventh place in the individual standings after firing a three-over-par 76 on Saturday to help the Kansas women’s golf team retain their fourth place standing at the 2009 Big 12 Championship. The Jayhawks shot a 310 in round two and are only one stroke behind third-place Oklahoma heading into Sunday’s final round at The Rawls Course.
“We held our own today,” said head coach Erin O’Neil. “We are in a good position heading into tomorrow. We just have to stay patient and stay focused.”
For the second day in a row, Gockel had the lowest round for KU; the junior from Dallas shot a two-over-par 75 on Friday. Sophomores Sydney Wilson and Meghna Bal are currently tied for 18th place with two-round totals of 156. Rounding out the lineup for the Jayhawks are Emily Powers (82-77–159, t35) and Grace Thiry (82-79–161, t41).
“Meghan had another good round,” said O’Neil. “I was proud of her today.”
Oklahoma State held on to its lead in the team standings after the Cowgirls shot a 302 on Saturday. They have a six stroke lead over second place Texas A&M. Ashley Freeman of Texas A&M and Caroline Hedwall of OSU are tied for first individually with two-round totals of 145.
The final round of the Big 12 Championship is set to tee off at 8 a.m. on Sunday. Live scoring of the event can be found at golfstat.com. Check back to kuathletics.com for results and a complete recap following the conclusion of Sunday’s final round.
1. Oklahoma State 295-302–597
2. Texas A&M 304-299–603
3. Oklahoma 315-306–621
T4. Kansas 312-310–622
T4. Kansas State 311-311–622
T4. Colorado 317-305–622
7. Missouri 317-311–628
T8. Texas 321-308–629
T8. Nebraska 315-314–629
10. Baylor 322-313–635
11. Texas Tech 326-312–638
12. Iowa State 325-315–640
T1. Ashley Freeman, TA&M 72-73–145
T1. Caroline Hedwall, OSU 70-75–145
7. Meghan Gockel, KU 75-76–151
T18. Sydney Wilson, KU 78-78-0–156
T18. Meghna Bal, KU 77-79–156
T35. Emily Powers, KU 82-77–159
T41. Grace Thiry, KU 82-79–161