Bal's Round of 73 Leads Jayhawks in Day Two at The Derby

Oct. 25, 2008

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AUBURN, Ala. — Sophomore Meghna Bal shot a one-over-par 73 Saturday to help the Kansas women’s golf team improve three spots to ninth place heading into Sunday’s final round at The Derby.

Bal, who hails from New Delhi, India, is tied for 12th place in the individual standings. Junior Emily Powers shot a 78 and is tied for 18th. Rounding out the lineup for the Jayhawks were juniors Meghan Gockel (83-76–15, T59) and Jennifer Clark (82-85–167, T83) and sophomore Grace Thiry (79-7—158, T54).

No. 3 Arizona State overtook No. 8 Virginia in the team standings after posting a 284 on Saturday. The Sun Devil’s Anna Nordqvist is in first place in the individual standings thanks to a five-under-par round of 67.

Sunday’s final round is set to tee off at 8:30 a.m. Check back to for results and a complete recap following tomorrow’s final round.

Team Standings

1. Arizona State 300-284–584

2. Virginia 289-298–587

3. Alabama 294-302–596

4. Auburn 298-304–602

5. Mississippi 305-305–610

9. Kansas 311-306–617

Individual Standings

1. Anna Nordqvist, Arizona State 70-67–137

2. Whitnet Neuhauser, Virginia 69-71–140

3. Azahara Munoz, Arizona State 72-70–142

T4. Jennie Arseneault, Virginia 73-71–144

T4. Candace Schepperle, Auburn 71-73–144

Kansas Results

Meghna Bal (77-73–150, T32)

Emily Powers (73-78–1151, T15)

Grace Thiry (79-79–158, T46)

Meghan Gockel (83-76–159, T59)

Jennifer Clark (82-85–167, T83)