Baylor Women’s Golf Heads to Dallas for Trinity Forest Invite

Posted at 7:02 PM, Nov 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-06 20:02:28-05

Baylor women’s golf plays its final tournament of the fall season in Dallas at the Trinity Forest Invitational Presented by Vic Salvino, which runs Monday and Tuesday at Trinity Forest Golf Club.

BU, which climbed to No. 21 nationally in the Golfstat rankings after winning the tournament title at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, is one of 14 teams in the field. Half of the field is ranked in the nation’s top 50, with No. 21 BU joined by tournament-host No. 32 SMU, No. 45 Kansas State, No. 46 Michigan, No. 26 Ohio State, No. 22 Texas A&M and No. 30 Texas Tech, along with Houston, Kansas, Memphis, Mississippi State, Tulsa, UNLV and UTSA.

Trinity Forest is a par-72, 6,236-yard course. Teams are scheduled to play two rounds on Monday, beginning with an 8:30 a.m. CT shotgun start. Baylor is paired with SMU and UNLV and will begin on the first three holes.

BU’s lineup features junior Amy Lee, sophomore Maria Vesga, sophomore Dylan Kim, freshman Fiona Liddell and junior Giovana Maymon. Vesga and Lee will tee off from No. 1, Kim will begin on the second hold and Liddell and Maymon will begin their rounds from the No. 3 tee.

Baylor has recorded three top-four finishes in four tournaments this season, including a first-place finish at the 19-team Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown and third place at the 16-team Dick McGuire Invitational. Lee leads the team with a 70.91 stroke average and has finished among the top-25 individuals in all four events, including winning medalist honors in Las Vegas and two more top-10 finishes. BU players have shot 26 of 63 total rounds at par or better, and the Bears have earned 14 top-25 individual finishes out of 23 starts.