Cyclones Place Fourth At Big 12 Championships
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The 15th-ranked Iowa State women's golf team finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships after carding a final-round 297 at The Club at Old Hawthorne this afternoon. The Cyclones finished the tournament with a 54-hole total of 882, 10 shots behind champion Texas at 872.
Iowa State's fourth-place finish equals the best showing ever by a Cyclone team at the Big 12 Championships. Iowa State also placed fourth a year ago.
Senior Victoria Stefansen led the Cyclones by tying for fourth en route to earning Big 12 All-Tournament team honors. Stefansen carded a 3-under par 69 this afternoon to give her a 54-hole 216 tally. She is just the fourth player in school history to earn all-tournament honors at the Big 12 Championships. It was also Stefansen's 13th top-10 finish of her career.
True freshman Prima Thammaraks tied for 12th in her first Big 12 Championships, carding rounds of 74-69-78 for a 221 total. Sophomore Punpaka Phuntumabamrung tied for 18th at 223.
Texas' Madison Pressel won the medalist race with an 8-under par 208.
Iowa State is a lock to earn its second consecutive NCAA Regional appearance. The Cyclones will find out which regional they will compete at via a NCAA conference call tomorrow afternoon.
1. Texas 296-287-289=872
2. Texas A&M 298-290-287=875
3. Missouri 297-291-292=880
4. Iowa State 300-285-297=882
5. Oklahoma 298-293-297=888
6. Texas Tech 294-296-299=889
7. Oklahoma State 302-294-295=891
8. Baylor 301-294-305=900
9. Colorado 302-297-304=903
10. Nebraska 297-298-314=909
11. Kansas 302-305-304=911
12. Kansas State 309-303-304=916
Iowa State Scores
T4. Victoria Stefansen 75-72-69=216
T12. Prima Thammaraks 74-69-78=221
T18. Punpaka Phuntumabamrung 76-71-76=223
T23. Sasikarn On-iam 75-73-76=224
T32. Laurence Herman 77-73-77=227
1. Madison Pressel, Texas 71-66-71=208
2. Josephine Janson, Oklahoma State 73-71-69=213
Katerina Ruzickova, Texas A&M 71-72-70=213