Kawinpakorn Leads Jayhawks After Day One in Augusta

3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate
Forest Hills Golf Club // Augusta, Ga.
Par 72 // 7,140 yards
Freshman Pornvipa Sakdee
Team Leaderboard Thru 1 Round Par 288
Team Score
1. Vanderbilt 299 (+11)
2. East Tennessee State 309 (+21)
3. Illinois 311 (+23)
4. Mercer University 311 (+23)
5. Kansas 316 (+28)
T6. Coastal Carolina 318 (+30)
T6. GRU Augusta (Host) 318 (+30)
T6. Campbell 318 (+30)
9. Troy 320 (+32)
10. Purdue 321 (+33)
11. Chattanooga 325 (+37)
12. Lamar 332 (+44)
13. Southern Mississippi 337 (+49)
14. Boston College 348 (+60)
Individual Leaderboard Thru 1 Round Par 72
Place Name Team Score
1. Lacey Fears Mercer 73 (+1)
1. Samantha Postillion Illinois 73 (+1)
T3. Sian Evans East Tennessee State 74 (+2)
T3. Simin Feng Vanderbilt 74 (+2)
T3. Jenny Hahn Vanderbilt 74 (+2)
T3. Stephanie Miller Illinois 74 (+2)
Kansas Leaderboard Thru 1 Round Par 72
Place Name Score
T12. Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn 77 (+5)
T20. Thanruttra “Fhong” Boonraksasat 79 (+7)
T30. Minami Levonowich 80 (+8)
T30. Meghan Potee 80 (+8)
T39. Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee 81 (+9)
T68. Gabriella DiMarco (Individual) 87 (+15)

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 41st ranked Kansas women’s golf team currently sits in fifth place with a first round 316 (+28) behind Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn’s 77 (+5) at the 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate, Friday in Augusta, Ga., at the Forest Hills Golf Club.

Mook started off the day slow as she finished her first two holes three over par. She quickly recovered and recorded two birdies in the next nine holes. Mook currently sits in a tie for 12th with her 5-over par.

Also contributing to the Jayhawks effort was Thanuttra “Fhong” Boonraksasat who shot a 7-over par, 79, which places her in a tie for 20th in the 75-player field. Fhong ended the round in a clutch manner as she finished with a birdie and par on the final two holes.

KU junior Minami Levonowich and senior Meghan Potee both carded a day one 80, (+8) placing them both in a tie for 30th. Levonowich showed flashes of what she could do as she was able to record three birdies. Potee also contributed with her consistent play as she was the only player on the team to not record over a bogey.

Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee ended her first day in Augusta with a 9-over par, 81, which puts her in a tie for 39th. Faii looks to build on her two birdie outing tomorrow as the Jayhawks prepare for the second round of the 3m Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.

Gabriella DiMarco competed as an Individual for the Jayhawks and finished in a tie for 68th as she carded a 87, (+15) in the first round.

Fourteenth-ranked Vanderbilt currently leads the tournament with a first round 299, (+11). Sitting in second place is 46th ranked East Tennessee State which carded a day one 309, (+21).

Lacey Fears of Mercer University and Samantha Postillion of Illinois currently sit in a tie for first as they both shot a 73 (+1).

The 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate will continue with one round, 18 holes, tomorrow Saturday March 15, and conclude with 18 final holes on Sunday March 16.

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