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Baylor Women’s Golf Tied for Seventh at Big 12

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-22 19:39:25-04

Baylor women’s golf is tied for seventh place after shooting 18-over-par 306 in Saturday’s second round of the Big 12 Championship at The Dominion Country Club. BU sits at 29-over 605, 14 shots back of the lead heading to Sunday’s final round.

Dylan Kim shot a team-best 3-over 75 to remain tied for third place at 2-over 146. She’s three strokes back of the individual lead held by Texas’ Sophia Schubert (-1). Fiona Liddell and Amy Lee both shot 4-over 76 on Saturday, with Liddell moving into a tie for 17th place at 6-over 150 and Lee tied for 24th place at 8-over 152.

Maria Vesga recorded the final countable score with a 7-over 79, and she is tied for 38th place at 13-over 157. Cheerie Tan carded a 10-over 82 to move into a tie for 43rd place at 16-over 160.

Baylor (+29) trails No. 19 Texas (+15), No. 17 Oklahoma State (+18), No. 38 Texas Tech (+22), Kansas (+22), No. 37 TCU (+23) and No. 49 Iowa State (+24). The Lady Bears are tied with No. 47 Kansas State (+29) and two strokes in front of No. 23 Oklahoma (+31).

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor’s 106 pars are third-most in the nine-team field.

Baylor ranks fifth in the field in par-4 scoring at 23-over 4.23, seventh in par-5 scoring at 9-over 5.23 and tied for seventh in par-3 scoring at 13-over 3.33.

BU is tied for sixth with 21 birdies made.

Dylan Kim leads the 45-player field in par-3 scoring at 2-under 2.75, and she’s tied for sixth in par-4 scoring at 1-over 4.05.

Amy Lee is tied for sixth in par-5 scoring at 1-under 4.88.

Fiona Liddell is tied for eighth in par-4 scoring at 2-over 4.10 and tied for seventh in par-3 scoring at 1-over 3.13.

Kim is tied for sixth with 24 pars and tied for eighth with six birdies over 36 holes.

STAT OF THE DAY 
1 – Dylan Kim was the only player to make birdie on the 188-yard, par-3 fifth hole on Saturday. It played as the third-toughest hole on the course at +0.58 to par.

TOP QUOTE

“I’m very happy that Dylan Kim is being rewarded for all of the hard work she has put in. She deserves it, and I believe she is going to do well tomorrow,” head coach Jay Goble said. “This is a difficult game. We all believed that this was going to be our week, and our play so far is hard to accept. We will come out tomorrow ready to go.”