Player: Braden Bailey

2016-Braden Bailey
Hometown: Groves, TX
University: Baylor University
Area of Study: Finance
Expected Graduation: 2019
Soldier Honored: Timothy J. Moshier

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)
Played as No. 3 or No. 4 player in Baylor lineup in all 13 tournaments ... Earned Division I PING All-Central Region honors ... Posted team-best 72.61 stroke average, joining Jimmy Walker (73.97 in 1997-98) and Ryan Baca (71.76 in 2002-03) as only freshmen in program history to lead team in stroke average ... Played team-high 15 of 38 rounds at par or better ... Recorded six top-10 individual finishes, including two top-five finishes ... Placed among top 25 individuals in nine of 13 tournaments ... Counted 81 percent of rounds (30.67 of 38) toward team score ... Made collegiate debut at Gopher Invitational, tied for 65th place at 19-over 232 ... Shot even-par 70 in first round at Fighting Illini Invitational, went on to lead team with season-best tie for 18th-place finish at 5-over 215 ... Posted team's second-best finish with tie for 33rd place at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, shooting 6-over 216, including final round of even-par 70 ... Began fall season carding 5-over 218 for ninth place finish at Oak Hills Invitational, earning career-first top-10 finish ... Tied for 21st place at All-American after shooting 3-over 219 ... Post seventh place finish at Querencia Cabo Collegiate with 4-under 209, including season-best 66 in final round ... Shot 4-under 140 to tie for eighth place while leading team tournament title at Border Olympics ... Tied for 65th place at Linger Longer Invitational with 16-over 232 ... Earned season-best tie for fourth place at Aggie Invitational with 1-under 215 ... Shot 2-under 138 at The Maxwell to tie for seventh place ... Tied for 19th place at Big 12 Championship with 9-over 297 ... Helped team to tie for fourth place at NCAA Kohler (Wis.) Regional, securing sixth NCAA Championship berth in program history ... Led team with 3-under 213 at Kohler Regional, which tied for fifth place individually ... Shot final-round 68, helping team climb in front of Idaho to claim final NCAA Championship berth awarded at Kohler Regional ... Shot team-best 5-over 215 at NCAA Championship to tie for 36th place individually ... Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls and Fall Baylor Dean's List.

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