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Women's Golf in 14th Place at Darius Rucker
March 2, 2018

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Day One Results and Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

Baylor women's golf is in 14th place after shooting 15-over-par 299 in Friday's first round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Cove Club.

The Bears (+14) are in front of No. 35 Tennessee (+16), No. 20 Virginia (+17), No. 34 Auburn (+20) and No. 14 Oklahoma State (+20). BU is 13 shots back of the tournament leader, No. 2 Alabama (+2) and six strokes back of the top five.

Baylor also trails No. 13 Northwestern (+3), No. 3 Arkansas (+6), LSU (+7), No. 9 Furman (+8), Mississippi State (+8), No. 6 Arizona State (+9), No. 33 North Carolina (+9), Georgia (+10), No. 5 Duke (+11), No. 29 Vanderbilt (+11), No. 28 Wake Forest (+12) and No. 8 South Carolina (+14).

BU senior Amy Lee posted the Bears' best round of the day with a 1-over-par 71 to sit in a tie for 15th place in the 93-player field. Junior Maria Vesga and freshman Gurleen Kaur are tied for 42nd place after posting matching rounds of 4-over 75, and freshman Diane Baillieux carded Baylor's final counting score with a 6-over 77 to place her in a tie for 67th place. Baylor's third freshman in the lineup, Laila Hrindova, shot 6-over 77 in her first collegiate round and is tied for 77th place.

The Bears began their round from the 10th hole and played the back-nine first. BU took the turn at 13-over-par, and turned in a solid last half of the round with a combined score of 2-over. Lee shot 2-under on the front-nine, while Kaur made par on all nine holes to card even-par, Vesga shot 1-over and Baillieux shot 3-over.

• No. 37 Baylor finished the day ahead of four top-35 ranked teams - No. 14 Oklahoma State, No. 20 Virginia, No. 34 Auburn and No. 35 Tennessee.
• Baylor is tied for fourth in the 18-team field in par-5 scoring at even-par 5.00, tied fort 11th in par-3 scoring at 5-over 3.25 and tied for 15th in par-4 scoring at 17-over 4.31.
• Baylor's nine birdies in the first round tied for 11th-most in the field, and the Bears' 54 pars were 12th-most out of 18 teams.
Laila Hrindova is tied for fourth in the 93-player field in par-3 scoring at 1-under 2.75.
Diane Baillieux and Gurleen Kaur are tied for ninth in par-5 scoring at 1-under 4.67.
Amy Lee led the team with three birdies, which ranks tied for 11th in the field.
• Kaur finished her round with nine consecutive pars and is tied for 12th with 13 pars across 18 holes.

2-over - Baylor shot an impressive 2-over on the front-nine, led by Amy Lee at 2-under with three birdies, one bogey and five pars. Gurleen Kaur carded nine consecutive pars to play the front-nine at even-par.

Baylor is paired with Tennessee and South Carolina for Saturday's second round, which starts at 7:30 a.m. CT with tee times from Nos. 1 and 10. Baylor tees off from No. 10 at 8:20 a.m., with Hrindova up first. She'll be followed in 10-minute intervals by Baillieux, Kaur, Vesga and Lee, respectively. Live scoring is available at Follow @BaylorWGolf on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates throughout the season.



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