Jayhawks Finish Day One in Ninth at Florida State Match-Up

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Kansas senior Thanuttra “Fhong” Boonraksasat finished in the top five after day one of the Florida State Matchup in Tallahassee, Fla., as she carded a 71 (-1).

Boonraksasat sat at two-over par through the first eleven holes. She was able to recover as she caught fire and went on to birdie three of her final six holes placing her in a tie for third on the individual leader board.

The Jayhawks as a team shot a 309 (+21) which places them in ninth place trailing eighth-place Mississippi state by four strokes, who shot a 305 (+17), in the 11-team field.

Second for the Jayhawks was freshman Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee who finished with a 78 (+6). She currently sits in a tie for 40th of all individuals. Sophomore Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn fell one shot behind Sakdee shooting a 79 (+7) placing her in a tie for 44th.

Kansas senior Meghan Potee finished the day with a nine-over par 81 which places her in a tie for 52nd. Rounding out the Jayhawks was junior Minami Levonowich who carded an 84 (+12) putting her in 59th.

South Carolina and Texas A&M currently sit in a tie for first in the team leader board as both schools shot a first round 293 (+5). Ending day in one is the host school Florida State who trails the leaders by one stroke after recording a 294 (+6).

In the Match-up portion of the tournament Kansas and Furman are sitting in fifth place with a 35-over par. Leading the Match-up even is Florida State and Texas A&M who shot combined 11-over par.

The Florida State Match-up will continue tomorrow, Saturday Feb. 15, at 8:30 a.m. with 18 holes. The event will conclude Sunday Feb. 16 with a final 18 holes.

Florida State Match-Up
Southwood Golf Club * Tallahassee, Florida * Par-72
February 14, Day 1 Results (One Round)

Team Standing: Par 288 (288)
T1. South Carolina; 293 (+5)
T1. Texas A&M; 293 (+5)
3. Florida State; 294 (+6)
4. Clemson; 297 (+9)
T5. Virginia; 298 (+10)
T5. Mercer; 298 (+10)
7. Furman; 302 (+14)
8. Mississippi State; 305 (+17)
9. Kansas; 309 (+21)
10. Florida Gulf Coast; 310 (+22)
11. Kansas State; 315 (+27)

Top 10 Individuals: Par 72 (72)
1. Matilda Castren, Florida State; 68 (-4)
2. Sarah Schmelzel, South Carolina; 70 (-2)
T3. Thanruttra Boonraksasat, Kansas; 71 (-1)
T3. Katerina Ruzickova, Texas A&M; 71 (-1)
T5. Jia Xin Yang, South Carolina; 72 (E)
T5. McKenzie Talbert, Clemson; 72 (E)
T5. Briana Mao, Virginia; 72 (E)
T5. Andrea Jonama, Texas A&M; 72 (E)
T9. Suzie Lee South, Carolina; 73 (+1)
T9. Lauren Coughlin, Virginia; 73 (+1)
T9. Bianca Fabrizio, Texas A&M; 73 (+1)

Other Kansas Scores
T40. Pornvipa Sakdee; 78 (+6)
T44. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn; 79 (+7)
T52. Meghan Potee; 81 (+9)
59. Minami Levonowich; 84 (+12)

Match-Up Scores First Round
Florida State/Texas A&M +11
Clemson/Virginia +19
South Carolina/Mississippi State +22
Mercer/FGCU +32
Furman/Kansas +35
Mississippi State/Kansas State +44

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