Jayhawks Conclude Play at USGA Public Links Amateur Championship

June 23, 2006

PUEBLO, Colo. –

University of Kansas senior Amanda Costner and junior Annie Giangrosso qualified for match play at the USGA Public Links Amateur Championship that began Thursday morning at the Walking Stick Golf Course in Pueblo, Colo.

In round one of match play, Costner competed against Grace Na from Oakland, Calif., while Giangrosso went up against Maria Jose Uribe out of Colombia. Costner advanced to match play by shooting 75 both days of qualifying, and Giangrosso shot a 78 on day one and a 77 on day two.

Costner advanced to the round of 32, defeating Na, 4 and 3, where she was paired up against Tiffany Joh of San Diego, Calif. Joh went on to defeat Costner, 5 and 4.

Giangrosso dropped her opening round match up against Uribe, 3 and 1.

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The tournament will continue through Sunday, June 25.