Wangmahaporn Ties School Record At UCF Challenge

Iowa State University

ORLANDO, Fla. – Iowa State sophomore Chayanit Wangmahaporn tied the school’s 54-hole scoring record with a 209 at the UCF Challenge this afternoon. Wangmahaporn, who fired rounds of 68-71-70 to go 7-under in the tournament, tied for fifth in the medalist race to pace the Cyclones. 

As a team, the Cyclones finished 11th at the par-72 Eagle Creek Golf Club. The Cyclones carded a final-round 299 for an 873 total. Clemson and Miami tied for the tournament title at 850.

The 17-team field consisted of 10 teams currently ranked in the Golfstat top-50.

Wangmahaporn’s performance was the fifth top-10 finish of her career and her opening-round 68 tied for the lowest 18-hole round of her career. Her 209 equals the school record previously set by Chonlada Chayanun (209 at the 2015 Lady Puerto Rico Classic). 

Celia Barquin (70-72-75=217) finished in a tie for 27th and Nattapan Siritrai (76-70-77=223) tied for 62nd. Siritrai’s second-round 70 was her lowest 18-hole mark of the season.

The Cyclones will be back on the links in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, Feb. 12-14.

Team Scores
1. Clemson 286-283-281=850
    Miami (Fla.) 287-280-283=850
3. Texas 288-284-282=854
    UCF 280-288-286=854
    Mississippi State 285-275-294=854
6. Kent State 290-284-287=861
7. Auburn 284-292-288=864
8. SMU 292-291-286=869
    Wisconsin 283-293-293=869
10. Daytona State 293-278-301=87211. Iowa State 285-289-299=873
12. Kentucky 283-292-299=874
13. Tulane 291-288-297=876
      East Carolina 288-294-294=876
15. Old Dominion 286-289-302=877
16. South Florida 297-288-303=888
17. UNC Wilmington 295-301-310=906

Iowa State Scores
T5. Chayanit Wangmahaporn 68-71-70=209
T28. Celia Barquin 70-72-75=217
T62. Nattapan Siritrai 76-70-77=223
T76. Amelia Grohn 72-78-77=227
T81. M.J. Kamin 75-76-78=29Top Individuals
1. Chieh Jessica Peng, Mississippi State 66-65-74=205
2. Jiwon Jeon, Daytona State 69-66-71=206
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