Monday, September 26, 2016

Belfast's Chloe Weir is Kansas State leader at 

Lincoln with career-best one-under 71

LINCOLN, Nebraska – With four individuals in the top five – including individual leader Chloe Weir from Belfast  – the Kansas State women’s golf team is in first place following the first round of play at the Chip-N Club Invitational at the par-72, 6,276-yard Wilderness Ridge Country Club.
The Wildcats shot a 4-over par 292 in the first round and jumped out to a 10-stroke lead heading into Monday’s second round.
“I am proud of the team today,” said head coach Kristi Knight. “They started well and did a nice job adapting and staying patient when the gusty winds arrived.”
Weir, a sophomore, leads all individuals, thanks to shooting a career-best round of 1-under par 71. Senior Madison Talley is two strokes behind Weir at 1-over par 73 to currently stand in third place.
Junior Connie Jaffrey from Kilwinning and Paige Nelson are tied for fifth place at 2-over par 74.
The Wildcats lead second-place Florida International, which shot a 14-over par 302, while South Dakota State is in third place at 15-over par 303.
Weir holds a one-stroke advantage in the individual competition of FIU’s Camila Serrano.
The second round of the Chip-N Club Invitational begins at 9 a.m., on Monday. Live results can be followed at and results will be available at at the conclusion of play Monday (USA time)

Chip-N Club Invitational
Lincoln, Nebraska
Wilderness Ridge Country Club
Par 72 / 6,276 Yards

Team Scores: 1. Kansas State, 292 (+4); 2. FIU, 302 (+14); 3. South Dakota State, 303 (+15); 4. North Dakota State, 305 (+17); 5. UMKC, 307 (+19); T6. Nebraska, 314 (+26); T6. South Dakota, 314 (+26); 8. Iowa Western, 317 (+29); 9. Wyoming, 318 (+30); 10. Omaha, 321 (+33); Creighton, 322 (+34).
Top Individuals: 1. Chloe Weir, Kansas State, 71 (-1); 2. Camila Serrano, Florida International, 72 (E); T3. Natalie Roth, North Dakota State, 73 (+1); T3. Madison Talley, Kansas State, 73 (+1); T5. Seven Individuals, 74 (+2).
K-State Individuals: T5. Paige Nelson, 74 (+2); T5. Connie Jaffrey, 74 (+2);



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