April 29, 2012
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Oklahoma State's women's golf team posted a 297 during its final round on Sunday at the Big 12 Championship to finish in a tie for fourth place at Lawrence Country Club.
The Cowgirls 17-over score gave them a 54-hole total of 913, knotting them with Iowa State at the par-70, 6,038-yard layout. Baylor also posted a 297 to finish a shot clear of the two teams and alone in third place. Oklahoma posted a 296 during its third round to win the event. The Sooners' 904 total was seven strokes better than runner-up Texas.
A&M's Mary Michael Maggio used a 1-under 69 to move from a tie for fifth place into first place at 219.
OSU had a pair of players finish among the top 10 with Jayde Panos leading the way. The sophomore closed with a 73 to finish at 223 and remain in fifth place.
Junior Kelsey Vines carded the squad's best score of the day with a 72 to move from a tie for 11th into a tie for eighth place at 226.
Sophomore Amy Ruengmateekhun closed with a 77 to finish at 19-over 229 and alone in 14th place.
Freshman Courtney Ferguson posted her low round of the event with a 76 to tie for 33rd place at 237.
Senior Jocelyn Alford finished a shot off the pace of Ferguson at 238 after signing for a 76 during her third round to tie for 35th place.
The Cowgirls will now await the selection of the NCAA Tournament participants on Monday at 8 p.m. (CST).