Oct. 11, 2012
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Baylor women's golf team is headed to Chapel Hill, N.C., to compete in the 37th annual Ruth's Criss Tar Heel Invitational, which runs Friday through Sunday.
The three-day, 54-hole event is hosted by the University of North Carolina on the par-72, 6,379-yard UNC Finley Golf Course. Tee times for Friday and Saturday begin at 8:51 a.m. ET from the first and 10th tees, while Sunday's final round begins with a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start.
Baylor's lineup includes junior Kaylin Terry, sophomores Emma Carberry and Hayley Davis, and freshmen Annette Lyche and Lauren Taylor. The top four scores from each round will count toward the team's final score.
Baylor, which is ranked No. 42 in the latest GolfWeek rankings, will be making its first appearance at the Tar Heel Invitational. The Lady Bears will be competing alongside 17 other teams including tournament host UNC (No. 23), Florida (No. 3), Duke (No. 5), Michigan State (No. 8), Auburn (No. 10), North Carolina State (No. 13), Virginia (No. 24), Arkansas, Central Florida, Colorado, Kentucky, LSU, Louisville, Michigan, Mississippi, South Carolina and Wake Forest.
Baylor is coming off a sixth-place finish at the 33rd Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Davis, who is ranked No. 92 nationally, finished tied for ninth individually to earn her second consecutive top-10 finish to open the season. Carberry finished tied for 21st and Taylor tied for 25th place. The Lady Bears opened the season with a second-place finish at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic in Fort Collins, Colo.
Live scoring of the Tar Heel Invitational is available through www.GolfStat.com.
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