Feb. 23, 2013
WACO, Texas -
The 20th ranked Baylor women's golf team is headed to New Orleans to compete in the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship, which runs Sunday through Tuesday at English Turn Golf and Country Club.
The three-day, 54-hole event is hosted by Tulane University and is played at the par-72, 6,105-yard course. Baylor's opening round tee times begin at 8:45 and continue in nine-minute intervals. Tee times for Monday's second round begin at 8 a.m., and Tuesday's championship round will be an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Baylor's lineup features sophomores Hayley Davis and Emma Carberry and a trio of freshmen in Lauren Taylor, Laura Lonardi and Annette Lyche. Lyche has Baylor's first tee time on Sunday at 8:45 a.m. on the first hole. The rest of the Lady Bears' lineup tees off in nine-minute intervals following Lyche, with Lonardi at 8:54 a.m., Taylor at 9:03 a.m., Carberry at 9:12 a.m. and Davis anchoring the team at 9:21 a.m.
The Lady Bears will compete against 17 other schools, including four the nation's top-five ranked teams. Tournament-host Tulane is joined by No. 5 Alabama, Auburn, Colorado, No. 4 Duke, No. 3 Florida, LSU, Ohio State, No. 14 Oklahoma State, Oregon, No. 19 Purdue, Texas, No. 21 Texas A&M, UCLA, No. 1 USC and UTSA. Live stats are available through www.GolfStat.com.
The Lady Bears are coming off of a sixth-place finish in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes, Calif. Hayley Davis finished a team-best tied for ninth place. Emma Carberry came in one stroke behind Davis and tied for 13th place overall.
Follow the official twitter feed of Baylor women's golf, @BaylorWGolf, for updates throughout the season.
ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION
Dates: Feb. 24-26
Location/ Course: New Orleans, La./English Turn Golf & Country Club
Field (18 teams): No. 5 Alabama, Auburn, No. 20 Baylor, Colorado, No. 4 Duke, No. 3 Florida, LSU, Ohio State, No. 14 Oklahoma State, Oregon, No. 19 Purdue, Texas, No. 21 Texas A&M, Tulane, UCLA, No. 1 USC and UTSA