Baylor women’s golf is tied for third place after shooting 18-over-par 306 in Monday’s first round at the Trinity Forest Invitational. The Bears (+18) are two strokes back of tournament-leader Michigan (+16) entering Tuesday’s final round.
Teams were originally scheduled to play two rounds on Monday, but rain delays forced the cancellation of the second round. Baylor trails Michigan by two strokes and Texas A&M (+17) by one stroke. BU is tied with Ohio State (+18) and ahead of UNLV (+19), SMU (+21), Houston (+22), Texas Tech (+27), Kansas State (+27), Kansas (+27), Mississippi State (+30), UTSA (+31), Memphis (+32) and Tulsa (+42).
Baylor is led by Amy Lee, who shot 2-over-par 74 to finish the day tied for third place, three strokes back of Texas A&M’s Bianca Fabrizio (-1). Dylan Kim is tied for sixth place after shooting 3-over 75, Maria Vesga is tied for 20th at 5-over 77 and Giovana Maymon and Fiona Liddell are tied for 38th place at 8-over 80.
Baylor ranks second in the 14-team field in par-4 scoring at 19-over 4.38.
BU is third in par-5 scoring at even-par 5.00 and seventh in par-3 scoring at 7-over 3.35.
Baylor’s 48 pars are tied for second-most in the field, one back of UNLV.
Baylor players combined for 11 birdies on Monday, one back of the tournament lead.
Lee is tied for second in the 75-player field in par-4 scoring at 1-over 4.10 and tied for second in par-5 scoring at 2-under 4.50.
Kim is tied for sixth in par-3 scoring at even-par 3.00.
Lee is tied for second with four birdies, and Kim is tied for seventh with three birdies.
Lee is tied for fourth with 12 pars, and Vesga is tied for seventh with 11 pars.
STAT OF THE DAY
5 – all five Baylor players are among the top-40 individuals in the 75-player field. BU and tournament-lead Michigan are the only teams in the field with all players in the top 40.