Women's Golf Tied for Seventh After Day One of Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate

Oct. 26, 2009


After two rounds of play, Kansas women’s golf is tied for seventh at the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C., Monday night. Senior Emily Powers leads the team as she is currently tied for third, after firing a strong second round of two-under par 70. This marks the second tournament in a row and fourth time in her career where Powers has shot a round of 70 or below.

Setting the pace for the 18-team tournament is East Tennessee State, which finished the day with a team score of 583. Maryland currently holds second place at 586, while Campbell University sits at third-place with 591. Following a second round of 295, Kansas moved up four places to end the day tied with UALR at 601.

Junior Grace Thiry jumped from 33rd to 22nd place after carding rounds of 76-73 to end the day with a 149. Jennifer Clark moved from 63rd to 43rd with a two-round total of 154. Close behind Clark is Meghna Bal, who shot a 155 to sit tied at 50th. Rounding out the KU lineup is Senior Meghan Gockel, who fired a 159 and is tied at 71st.

The tournament will conclude Tuesday with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m.

Team Standings

(18 teams)

(Thru two rounds)

1. East Tennessee State 289-294—583

2. Maryland, U. of 296-290—586

3. Campbell University 298-293— 591

4. Kennesaw St. Univ. 297-297—594

5. East Carolina Univ. 295-303—598

Georgia State Univ. 299-299—598

7. Kansas 306-295—601

UALR 298-303—601

Individual Standings

1. Jessie Hollandsworth, Maryland 69-68—137

2. Sinead O’Sullivan, ETSU 74-69—143

3. Emily Powers, Kansas 74-70—144

Nina Muehl, ETSU 68-76—144

*Sandra Angulo, Campbell 75-69—144

Kansas Individuals

T3. Emily Powers 74-70­­­­­—144

T22. Grace Thiry 76-73—149

T43. Jennifer Clark 79-75—154

T50. Meghna Bal 77-78—155

T71. Meghan Gockel 82-77—159