K-State women finish eighth at Big 12 Championships

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The women’s golf team traveled to Austin, Texas to play in the Big 12 Championships that lasted from Friday to Sunday. The tournament was held at UT Golf Club, and K-State finished eighth in the tournament overall.

The Wildcats played a great round on Friday with a 293, which left them in second going into the next two days of the tournament. On Saturday they came crashing back to Earth with a 311 that took them all the way back to seventh. Their struggles continued on Sunday, when they shot a 312 that led to their eighth-place finish. They were 52-over par for the tournament, one stroke ahead of last place TCU.

The Oklahoma Sooners won the tournament, finishing 3-under par. Oklahoma senior Chirapat Jao-Javanil won the tournament at 7-under par.

K-State senior Gianna Misenhelter was the Wildcats highest finisher, tied for 19th at 8-over par. Juniors Olivia Eliasson and Carly Ragains finished tied for 26th, at 11-over par. Freshman Madison Talley rounded out the team at 22-over, finishing 40th.

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