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Baylor Women’s Golf Ties for Seventh in Battle at the Beach

Baylor women’s golf finished tied for seventh place with a 54-hole total of 19-over-par 871 in the Battle at the Beach. The Lady Bears shot 12-over 296 in Sunday’s final round at Club Campestre San Jose.

BU (+19) earned head-to-head victories over No. 25 Vanderbilt (+24), Mississippi State (+27), TCU (+36), No. 24 North Carolina (+36), Tulane (+43) and No. 36 Ohio State (+50). Baylor tied No. 20 Wake Forest (+19) and finished one stroke back of No. 22 Houston (+18) and No. 38 Auburn (+18). No. 1 UCLA (-13) won the title ahead of No. 31 Oklahoma (-10), No. 13 Texas (-4) and No. 21 Virginia (+13).

Three BU players finished among the top 20 individuals. Freshman Diane Baillieux tied for 16th place at 2-over-par 215 following a final round of 2-over 73. Amy Lee and Fiona Liddell tied for 18th place at 3-over 216 after shooting 1-over 72 and 5-over 76, respectively, in the final round. Giovana Maymon posted the final third-round counting score with a 4-over 75 to tie for 78th place at 24-over 237.

Maria Vesga shot 7-over 78 in the final round and finished tied for 55th place at 14-over 227. Jordan Shackelford and Cheerie Tan both played as individuals, with Shackelford in 73rd place at 20-over 233 and Tan disqualified for an unsigned first-round scorecard. Tan shot 4-over 75 in the final round and would have tied for 33rd place at 6-over 219 if not for the disqualification. Shackelford posted her best collegiate round with a 1-over 72 on Sunday.

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