BU fell 3-2 in match play to No. 1-ranked Stanford
BU earns No. 7 seed in eight-team field to determine national champion
BU's 12-over-par 300 was two strokes back of Sunday's best round
BU tied for best score among 12 teams in Friday's morning wave
BU earns fourth NCAA Championships berth in program history
Played 24 rounds over nine tournaments, all as part of Baylor lineup ... Ranked fourth on team with 76.04 stroke average and tied for second with three rounds at par or better ... Counted 79 percent of rounds (19-of-24) toward team score ... Began season playing No. 4 at Mason Rudolph Championship, tied for 60th place at 11-over 227 ... Moved up to No. 2 spot for second time in career at Tar Heel Invitational, tied for 71st place at 18-over 234 ... Played in No. 3 spot at Alamo Invitational, shot final-round 1-under 71 to climb into tie for 33rd place at 8-over 224 ... Played in No. 4 spot at inaugural East Lake Cup ... Lost first match to USC's Robynn Ree, 4 & 3, then dropped third-place match against Stanford's Shannon Aubert, 1-up ... Began spring season playing No. 5 at Hurricane Invitational, shot final-round even-par 71 to tie for 66th place at 14-over 227 ... Moved up to No. 4 spot for Wildcat Invitational and tied for 33rd place at 8-over 224 ... Remained in No. 4 spot for next two tournaments ... Shot 17-over 233 to tie for 56th place at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational and carded 18-over 234 to tie for 66th place at Ping ASU Invitational ... Played in No. 5 spot in Big 12 Championship, which was held at The Dominion CC in hometown of San Antonio ... Earned career-best finish with tie for 21st place at 6-over 222, including even-par 72 in second round ... First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honoree ... Named to WGCA All-American Scholar Team for second time ... Repeated as Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection in fall and spring, extending streak to six straight semesters recognized.
Finished sophomore season with 76.08 stroke average over 12 rounds played ... Counted 79 percent of round (9.5-of-12) toward team score ... Played in four tournaments, all as member of Baylor lineup ... Began season in No. 2 spot at Cougar Classic, tied for 71st place at 12-over 228 ... Moved to No. 3 spot for Schooner Fall Classic, tied for 30th place at 3-over 213, including career-best 2-under 68 in final round ... Remained in No. 3 spot for Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, finished with season-best tie for 27th place at 14-over 230 ... Played one even during spring season, as No. 5 player at Bruin Wave Invitational ... Tied for 62nd place at 26-over 242 ... Selected to Baylor Dean’s List and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in both fall and spring semesters.
Played in five tournaments, including four times as part of Baylor lineup, recording 76.71 stroke average over 14 rounds ... Began collegiate career playing No. 4 at Tar Heel Invitational, shot final-round 1-over 73 to tie for 87th place at 19-over 235 ... Played in No. 5 spot at Alamo Invitational and carded 11-over 227 to finish in 65th place ... Began spring season playing as individual at LSU Tiger Classic, tied for 33rd place at 14-over 230 ... Returned to BU lineup in No. 4 spot for Dallas Athletic Club Invitational, helped team win tournament title with 10-over 154 to tie for 28th place individually ... Played in No. 5 spot at NCAA East Regional, shot final-round 1-over 73 to climb into tie for 89th place at 12-over 228 ... Named to Baylor Dean’s List and Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll in both fall and spring semesters ... Earned WGCA All-American Scholar recognition.
Three-year letterwinner at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas ... Part of CHS’ Winners Circle and volunteered in community through Symphony Belles ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ... Earned All-District honors during all three years on Churchill’s golf team under coach Randy Spivey ... Named first-team All-State, All-Region and All-District as senior in 2013 ... Recognized as first-team All-Region and All-District and second-team All-State as sophomore in 2011 ... Helped lead 2011 team to district championship, second place at regionals and sixth place at state ... Earned second-team All-District honors as freshman in 2010.
Full name is Margaret Elizabeth Byers ... Born Feb. 26, 1995, in San Antonio, Texas ... Daughter of George and Margaret Byers ... Accounting major.
BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS
Best round: 68 at Schooner Fall Classic (fall 2014)
Best finish: t-21st at Big 12 Championship (spring 2016)
Lowest 18-hole score: 73 at Wildcat Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 36-hole score: 145 at Schooner Fall Classic (fall 2014)
Lowest 54-hole score: 213 at Schooner Fall Classic (fall 2014)
Top 5 finishes: none
Top 10 finishes: none
Top 25 finishes: one; last at Big 12 Championship, t-21st (spring 2016)