Jayhawks Lead After First Day Of Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational

Oct. 11, 2004

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Lawrence, Kan. –

The University of Kansas women’s golf team is currently in first place after two rounds of the 2004 Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence, Kan.

“I am very proud of our team,” head coach Erin O’Neil said. “These were difficult conditions on a difficult golf course and we handled it very well.”

The `Hawks shot rounds of 319 and 311, respectively, to combine for a two-round total of 630. Iowa State is in second place after carding a 638.

In team competition, freshman Annie Giangrosso leads the Jayhawks after shooting career-low rounds of 77 and 76 to combine for a 153 and a tie for third place. Junior Tiffany Woods is in sixth place after rounds of 77 and 79 for a total of 156. Sophomore Amanda Costner is in a tie for 10th place after rounds of 77 and 82 for a total score of 159. Junior Chelsey Pryor in tied for 18th after shooting 86 and 76 for a combined 162. Sophomore Jill Womble is tied for 39th after carding 86 and 84 for a combined 170.

Six Jayhawks are competing on an individual basis, and are led by junior Meredith Winkelmann, who shot rounds of 84 and 79 for a combined 163 and is tied for 20th. Freshman Lauren Renz in in 32nd after carding rounds of 84 and 83 for a combined 167. Junior Kendall Schwerman is tied for 47th after shooting 85 and 88 for a total of 173. Freshman Shelby White is also tied for 47th after shooting rounds of 83 and 90. Freshman Kelly Birdsell is tied for 64th after rounds of 90 and 95 to total a 185. Freshman Sarah Kierl is in 66th with a total of 193 after rounds of 93 and 100.

“We will try not to get ahead of ourselves tomorrow and take it one shot at a time,” O’Neil said.

The Jayhawks will begin third round play on Tuesday with shotgun tee times set to begin at 8:30 a.m.

Team Results

Place School Score
1 Kansas 630
2 Iowa State 638
3 Kansas State 644
4 UTEP 645
5 Denver 646
6 Iowa 647
7 Illinois State 652
8 Oklahoma City 668
9 Wichita State 680
10 Arkansas-Little Rock 691
11 UMKC 711

Individual Results

Place Name School Score
T1 Lisa Meshke Iowa State 74-78–152
T1 Louise Kenney Iowa State 76-76–152
T3 Annie Giangrosso Kansas 77-76–153
T3 Emily Hoeper Denver 77-76–153
5 Kali Quick Kansas State 77-78–155

Kansas Results
T3 Annie Giangrosso 77-76–153
6 Tiffany Woods 79-77–156
T10 Amanda Costner 77-82–159
T18 Chelsey Pryor 86-76–162
*T20 Meredith Winkelmann 84-79–163
*32 Lauren Renz 84-83–167
T39 Jill Womble 86-84–170
*T47 Kendall Schwerman 85-88–173
*T47 Shelby White 83-90–173
*T64 Kelly Birdsell 90-95–185
*66 Sarah Kierl 93-100–193
*- played as an individual