March 27, 2002
WACO, Texas - Baylor University will host the 2002 Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout at Tapatio Springs Golf Resort in Boerne, Texas, Thursday and Friday.
The second annual women's collegiate golf tournament will boast a competitive 20-team field that includes Baylor, Illinois, Iowa State, Kansas State, Kent State, Missouri, McLennan C.C., Middle Tennessee, Northwestern, Nebraska, North Texas, Ohio, Sam Houston State, Southwest Texas State, Tulane, Texas A&M, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, UT-Pan American, Texas Tech and Wisconsin.
10 of the 20 participating teams are currently ranked among the nation's top 70 teams according to the latest Golfweek/Sagarin poll (No. 32 Kent State, No. 33 Tulane, No. 34 Baylor, No. 51 Texas Tech, No. 52 Wisconsin, No. 55 Missouri, No. 58 Kansas State, No. 62 Iowa State, No. 66 Illinois and No. 67 Nebraska).
Included in the 20-team field are seven Big 12 institutions and nine schools from the state of Texas.
The format of the Baylor Shootout consists of 36 holes beginning with a practice round on Wednesday, one round of 18 holes Thursday beginning at 7:45 a.m. and a final round Friday beginning at 7:45 a.m.
Tapatio Springs is a 6,007-yard, par 72 course in Boerne, northwest of San Antonio.
Last year's inaugural Baylor Shootout was held at Pecan Valley Golf Course in San Antonio, and was won by Indiana University. Indiana's Natalie Tucker shot a 146 and won the individual crown in a one-hole playoff over Kent State's Veronique Drouin.