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Baylor Women’s Golf in Third Place at Ping/ASU Invitational

Baylor women’s golf is in third place after shooting 9-over-par 297 in Saturday’s second round at the Ping/ASU Invitational. The Lady Bears sit at 1-under 575, nine strokes back of the lead entering Sunday’s final round at the ASU Karsten Golf Course.

No. 15 Baylor (-1) trails only No. 5 Arizona State (-10) and No. 17 Arizona (-7). BU is in front of No. 45 UNLV (+1), No. 47 Washington (+5), No. 46 Kansas State (+5), Oregon State (+10), LSU (+12), No. 38 SMU (+12), No. 27 San Diego State (+14), New Mexico (+16), Missouri (+18), Kentucky (+18) and Northern Arizona (+24).

Four BU players shot below par in Friday’s first round, but none did so in the second round. Dylan Kim and Amy lee each shot 1-over 73, with Kim moving into a tie for sixth place at 3-under 141 and Lee in a tie for ninth place at 1-under 143. Fiona Liddell carded a second-round 77 to move into a tie for 21st place at 2-over 146, and Cheerie Tan shot 4-over 76 and is tied for 28th at 3-over 147. Maggie Beth Byers counted a 3-over 75 and is tied for 63rd place at 9-over 153, and individual Giovana Maymon improve three strokes to 6-over 78 and is in 76th place at 15-over 159.

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor ranks third in the 14-team field in par-5 scoring at 8-under 4.80. BU is tied for fourth in par-4 scoring at 8-over 4.08 and ninth in par-3 scoring at 10-over 3.25.

BU is tied for fourth in the field with 127 pars and ranks fifth with 27 birdies.

Dylan Kim is tied for third in par-5 scoring at 4-under 4.50 and tied for sixth in par-4 scoring at 1-under 3.95.

Amy Lee ranks tied for third in par-3 scoring at 1-under 2.88 and tied for seventh in par-5 scoring at 3-under 4.63.

Cheerie Tan and Fiona Liddell are tied for 15th in par-4 scoring at 1-over 4.05.

Lee is tied for third in the 81-player field with nine birdies, while Kim is tied for 11th with seven birdies.

STAT OF THE DAY 
5 – the number of top-50 ranked teams Baylor leads heading to the final round. The Lady Bears are in front of No. 27 San Diego State, No. 38 SMU, No. 45 UNLV, No. 46 Kansas State and No. 47 Washington.

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