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Bulldogs shoot low round of tournament, take third at Abilene Intercollegiate

Bulldogs shoot low round of tournament, take third at Abilene Intercollegiate

(Scores Below Story)
 
ABILENE, Texas – Texas Lutheran Men's Golf shot the low round of the tournament, a 284 on Tuesday, and finished in third place at the Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Intercollegiate.
 
At Diamondback Golf Course, the Bulldogs came within six shots of the team title. Southwestern posted a 285 on Tuesday to claim the tournament win by two shots over McMurry. TLU finished four shots behind McMurry.
 
TLU started the day eight shots behind McMurry and seven shots behind Southwestern.
 
TLU senior Colin Uecker (Kerrville/Tivy) matched the low round of the day and came within one shot of the low round of the tournament by firing a 3-under-par 71 on Tuesday.
 
Uecker rebounded from a 75 Monday and moved up to a tie for fifth overall.
 
Bulldog sophomore Matthew McArthur (New Braunfels/New Braunfels) posted a 2-under-par 69 in the second round and also recorded a tie for fifth.
 
Nathan Haley (Richmond/Foster) and Chase Maus (Manor/Manor) carded a 74 and a 73, respectively, in the closing round. Haley came home in 12th, and Maus moved up to 18th.
 
Evan Skaar (Coleraine, Minn./Homeschool/Greenway) recorded a 79 on Tuesday and finished in a tie for 42nd.
 
Southwestern (574), McMurry (576), and TLU (580) were followed in the final team standings by: host HSU (587), LeTourneau (601), University of Texas at Dallas (604), Mary Hardin-Baylor (606), Howard Payne (626), and Centenary College (631).
 
McMurry individual golfer Clemente Yanes won the tournament with a 3-under-par total. Yanes shot a 70 in the first round and closed with a 69. Yanes won by a stroke over Matthew Christl and Cade Osgood of Southwestern.
 
The Abilene Intercollegiate is the final golf tournament of the Bulldogs' 2018 fall season. The TLU spring season begins in February 2019.
 
Men's Golf
Abilene Intercollegiate
Diamondback Golf Course
Abilene, Texas

Pos. Team/Player (seed) Rd 1 Rd 2 Total
1 Southwestern Univ. 289 285 574
T2 Cade Osgood (2) 67 73 140
T2 Matthew Christl (3) 72 68 140
T8 John Kellum (4) 74 70 144
T19 Sutherland Stith (1) 76 74 150
48 Thomas Kuznar (5) 83 85 168
 
2 McMurry University 288 288 576
4 Elliot Bourke (4) 72 70 142
T8 Brendon Lowrance (1) 69 75 144
T8 Hunter Hughes (5) 75 69 144
T13 Lane Roye (2) 72 74 146
T25 Bautista Airaudo (3) 75 78 153
 
3 Texas Lutheran 296 284 580
T5 Colin Uecker (1) 75 68 143
T5 Matthew McArthur (4) 74 69 143
12 Nathan Haley (3) 71 74 145
18 Chase Maus (2) 76 73 149
T42 Evan Skaar (5) 81 79 160
 
4 Hardin-Simmons Univ. 298 289 587
T5 Matt Jouett (2) 71 72 143
T13 Luke Smith (1) 74 72 146
T16 Nick Vella (4) 78 70 148
T19 Bobby Johnson (3) 75 75 150
50 Greg Garrison (5) 86 88 174
 
5 LeTourneau University 304 297 601
T8 Cory Gillespie (4) 74 70 144
T19 Wes Nolan (3) 78 72 150
T23 Reed Fisher (1) 75 77 152
T33 Buster Byrnes (5) 77 78 155
39 Alex Koll (2) 78 79 157
 
6 Texas at Dallas 308 296 604
15 Brice Cooper (2) 76 71 147
T23 Jacob Rockefeller (4) 78 74 152
T25 Bear Bailey (5) 80 73 153
T33 Connor Ahn (3) 76 79 155
38 Jared Harvey (1) 78 78 156
 
7 Mary Hardin-Baylor 308 298 606
T19 Cort Crawley (5) 78 72 150
T25 Tyler Gonzalez (3) 79 74 153
T28 Parker Love (2) 80 74 154
T28 Caleb Schwertner (4) 76 78 154
41 Dustin Dingler (1) 75 84 159

8 Howard Payne Univ. 316 310 626
T33 Andrew Errico (1) 80 75 155
T33 Reed Shelley (2) 76 79 155
40 Ty Wright (3) 80 78 158
T44 Kyle Anderson (4) 80 82 162
T44 Chase Day (5) 84 78 162
 
9 Centenary College 321 310 631
T28 Reed Balcerowicz (1) 81 73 154
T28 Brodey Warner (3) 76 78 154
T42 Harrison John (2) 83 77 160
46 Taylor Wells (4) 81 82 163
51 Henry Llorence (5) 90 85 175