K-State women finish eighth at Big 12 Championships


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.