Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for 11th at Fighting Illini Invite - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for 11th at Fighting Illini Invite

Baylor men’s golf is tied for 11th place after shooting 16-over-par 296 in Saturday’s second round at the Fighting Illini Invitational. The Bears have a 36-hole score of 29-over-par 589 and are within five strokes of the top six heading to Sunday’s final round at Olympia Fields Country Club.

Freshman Cooper Dossey is tied for 18th place individually at 4-over-par 144, after shooting 3-over 73 on the day. Senior Hunter Shattuck is tied for 24th place at 6-over 146 following his second consecutive round of 3-over 73.

Sophomore Braden Bailey carded another 4-over 74 score, placing him in a tie for 36th at 8-over 148. Sophomore Garrett May is tied for 51st place with a two-round score of 11-over 151 following Saturday’s 6-over 76. Matthew Perrine (+21, 161) is in 77th place after shooting 12-over 82 in his second round.

Illinois (-6) leads the field, followed by Texas A&M (+15), Oklahoma State (+17), North Carolina (+19), Florida State (+20), Southern California (+24), UNLV (+25), Alabama (+25), Texas (+26) and Indiana (+28) rounding out the top 10. Baylor (+29) and Purdue (+29) are tied for 11th place, ahead of Arizona State (+31), Northwestern (+31) and Army (+52).

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor has made 110 pars through 36 holes, tied for fifth-most in the 15-team field.

Hunter Shattuck has made 26 pars to tie for sixth-most in the 78-player field.

Shattuck is tied for ninth in par-3 scoring at even-par 3.00.

Cooper Dossey is tied for 11th in par-4 scoring at 2-over 4.08.

STAT OF THE DAY
4 – the number of birdies made by freshman Cooper Dossey, accounting for nearly half of the team’s nine birdies on the day. Dossey birdies Nos. 6, 9, 11 and 15. His birdie on the 472-yard, par-4 ninth was one of 11 birdies made on the hole during the day, which played as the most difficult hole in the second round with an average score of +0.52.

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