ISU Ties For Fourth at Big 12 Championship
AUSTIN, Texas- The No. 24 Iowa State women’s golf team tied for fourth at the Big 12 Championship this afternoon with a 54-hole 886 tally. ISU fired the third lowest round this afternoon (291), as the Cyclones finished fourth or better in the Big 12 Championship for the fifth-straight season.
Oklahoma won the tournament title at 861 (291-292-278), setting the new Big 12 Championship record. The Sooners’ Chirapat Jao-Javanil was also the individual champion at 209.
A pair of Cyclones earned Big 12 All-Tournament honors for the first time in junior Chonlada Chayanun and senior Sasikarn On-iam. Chayanun notched her third top-10 performance of the season, leading all Cyclones by tying for fourth at 216. Chayanun was solid all week, firing rounds of 73-72-71.
On-iam joined Chayanun on the all-tournament team by tying for ninth at 220 (75-73-72). On-iam never finished outside the top-25 as an individual in her four Big 12 Championship appearances.
The Cyclones have had eight players place in the top-10 in the last five Big 12 Championships: 2014 (Chayanun, T4th; On-iam, T9th), 2013 (Punpaka Phuntumabamrung, 2nd; Cajsa Persson, 5th), 2012 (Phuntumabamrung, T8th), 2011 (Victoria Stefansen, T4th), 2010 (Phuntumabamrung, T7th; Laurence Herman, T7th).
Sophomore Cajsa Persson (77-72-76) and senior Prima Thammaraks (77-76-72) both finished tied 21st with a three-round 225 tally.
Iowa State will lock up its record-setting fifth-straight NCAA Regional berth tomorrow afternoon.
1. Oklahoma 291-292-278=861
2. Texas 297-289-292=878
3. Baylor 297-299-288=884
4. Iowa State 302-293-291=886
6. Texas Tech 295-306-300=901
7. Oklahoma State 298-308-300=906
8. Kansas State 293-311-312=916
9. TCU 310-306-301=917
Iowa State Scores
T4. Chonlada Chayanun 73-72-71=216
T9. Sasikarn On-iam 75-73-72=220
T21. Cajsa Persson 77-72-76=225
Prima Thammaraks 77-76-72=225
38. Carmen Vidau 77-76-82=235
1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma 69-72-68=209
2. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, Kansas 69-73-69=211
Natalie Karcher, Texas 71-69-71=211