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Baylor Men’s Golf in Seventh at the 2016 Big 12 Championship

BRYAN, Texas – Baylor men’s golf is in seventh place at the 2016 Big 12 Championship after carding a first round score of 21-over 309 and a second round score of 12-over 300 to total 33-over-par 609 on Friday at Whispering Pines Golf Club.

Freshman Braden Bailey is leading the team at 5-over-par 149, tied for 12th place. Bailey recorded a first-round score of 4-over 76 and improve by three strokes in his second round, shooting 1-over 73 to climb seven spots on the individual leaderboard. Bailey is seven strokes back of the individual leaders, TCU’s Paul Barjon (-2, 142) and Texas’ Beau Hossler (-2, 142).

Andreas Gjesteby is tied for 21st place at 9-over-par 153 after carding scores of 7-over 79 and 2-over 74, respectively. Matthew Perrine and Hunter Shattuck are tied for 25th place at 10-over 154 through two rounds. Perrine recorded back-to-back rounds of 5-over 77 on Friday, while Shattuck shot 6-over 78 and 4-over 76, respectively. Frederik Andersen (+19, 163) is tied for 46th place after carding a 6-over 78 first-round score and a 13-over 85 in the second round.

Texas (+9) leads the field by seven strokes, with Oklahoma State (+16) trailing in second place. Texas Tech (+17) is in third, followed by Oklahoma (+28), Kansas State (+29), TCU (+32), Baylor (+33), Kansas (+40), Iowa State (+41) and West Virginia (+49).

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Baylor is tied for third in par-4 scoring at 27-over 4.27.
  • BU has recorded 29 birdies through two rounds, second-most in the field.
  • Braden Bailey is tied for second in par-5 scoring at 4-under 4.50.
  • Matthew Perrine is tied for fourth in par-4 scoring at even-par 4.00.
  • Bailey made nine birdies through 36 holes, tied for third-most birdies in the field.
  • Frederik Andersen is tied for sixth in par-3 scoring at 1-over 3.13.

STAT OF THE DAY
29 – The number of birdies the Bears have recorded through 36 holes to rank second in the field.  

WHAT'S NEXT

Tee times for Saturday’s third round begin at 8 a.m. CT, with the top six teams beginning from the first tee and the remaining four teams beginning on No. 10. Baylor and Kansas are paired together and will begin on the 10th tee. Andersen is up first for the Bears are 8:22 a.m., and he’ll be followed in nine-minute intervals by Shattuck, Perrine, Gjesteby and Bailey, respectively. For live scoring information throughout the tournament, visit www.golfstat.com. Follow @BaylorMGolf on twitter for updates throughout the season. 

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