Baylor women’s golf is tied for eighth place after shooting 6-over-par 290 in Saturday’s first round at the Schooner Fall Classic. The Lady Bears are 13 shots back of the lead with 36 holes to play at Belmar Golf Club.
Baylor (+6) is tied with Texas (+6) and leads Florida State (+7), Texas State (+9), Washington (+10), Notre Dame (+10), Mississippi State (+17) and Tulsa (+22). The Lady Bears trail Oklahoma (-7), Texas A&M (-6), Alabama (-3), Florida (E), Clemson (+1), UCF (+3) and Miami (+3).
Amy Lee finished with birdies on Nos. 17 and 18 to card an even-par 71, which has her tied for 18th place in the 81-player field. Fiona Liddell went out in +3 and made two birdies and seven pars on the back-nine to finish at 1-over 72, tied for 29th place.
Cheerie Tan birdied No. 18 to finish at 2-over 73 in a tie for 34th place. Maria Vesga was +3 through six holes, then shot even-par the rest of the way to post Baylor’s final counting score at 3-over 74, tied for 42nd place. Freshman Diane Baillieux shot 12-over 83 in her first collegiate round, and Giovana Maymon carded a 2-over 73 while playing as an individual.
Baylor is tied for fourth in the 15-team field in par-5 scoring at 1-under 4.95, tied for ninth in par-3 scoring at 5-over 3.20 and 12th in par-4 scoring at 14-over 4.31.
Baylor’s 13 birdies tied for seventh-most in the field, and BU tied for ninth with 52 pars.
Amy Lee is tied for third in the 81-player field in par-3 scoring at 1-under 2.80 and tied for third in par-5 scoring at 2-under 4.50.
Fiona Liddell is tied for third in par-3 scoring at 1-under 2.80.
Cheerie Tan is tied for the tournament lead in par-5 scoring at 3-under 4.25, as she made three birdies and a par over the four par-5 holes.
Liddell is tied for 14th in the field with 12 pars.
STAT OF THE DAY
5 – Baylor finished strong with five birdies on Nos. 17 and 18. BU recorded eight birdies over the first 16 holes combined.