Jayhawks Place Seventh at McHaney/Morehead Invitational
Oct. 7, 2008
LUBBOCK, Texas – Emily Powers’ third top-10 performance of the season led the Kansas women’s golf team to a seventh place finish at the 14-team McHaney/Morehead Invitational at the Rawls Course.
The Jayhawks shot a final round 314 Tuesday to finish the tournament with 943 strokes.
Powers, a junior from Quincy, Ill., fired a third round 74 to finish the tournament in seventh place with a 227. She now has the lowest score of any Jayhawk in three of the team’s four tournaments this fall.
Sophomore Meghna Bal shot a 77 Tuesday to finish the tournament in 32nd place with a 238. Rounding out the Jayhawk lineup were sophomores Jennifer Clark (241, 48th place) and Grace Thiry (243, t-51st ) and freshman Kalynd Carson (244, t-53rd ).
Arkansas-Little Rock fired a tournament-low 297 Tuesday to overtake Baylor for first place in the team standings. The Trojans also had the top individual performer in Sara Wikstrom, whose seven-under-par 212 beat the second place finisher by eight strokes.
The Jayhawks conclude the fall season Oct. 24-26 when they travel to Auburn, Ala., to compete in The Derby, hosted by Auburn University. Check back to kuathletics.com for results and a complete recap of The Derby.
1. Arkansas-Little Rock 303-308-297–908
2. Baylor 302-305-306–913
T3. Texas Tech 303-307-310–920
T3. Colorado 313-301-306–920
5. Nebraska 312-303-307–922
6. Missouri 315-310-303–928
7. Kansas 313-316-314–943
8. Middle Tennessee State 317-308-320–945
9. Redlands CC 322-310-326–958
10. North Texas 315-326-318–959
11. Kansas State 337-312-314–963
12. Texas- San Antonio 325-313-328–966
13. Sam Houston State 334-315-319–968
1. Sara Wikstrom, UALR 73-68-72–212
2. Hannah Burke, Baylor 73-74-73–220
3. Lene Hafsten-Morch, Baylor 73-73-75–221
4. Mallory Fraiche, UALR 75-75-75–225
T5. Kate White, Nebraska 80-72-74–226
T5. Ulrika va Niekerk, Texas Tech 75-74-77–226
T7. Emily Powers, Kansas 74-79-74–227
T7. Emily Powers 74-79-74–227
T32. Meghna Bal 82-79-77–238
48. Jennifer Clark 81-77-83–241
T51. Grace Thiry 79-81-83–243
T53. Kalynd Carson 79-85-80–244