HSU Moves Up Two Places To Fourth; Errico, Smith Record Top 10s

HSU Moves Up Two Places To Fourth; Errico, Smith Record Top 10s
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team shot a 297 and improved two places to finish fourth at the Abilene Intercollegiate, held at the par-71, 6,977-yard Diamondback Golf Club in Abilene.

Junior Aaron Errico had his first career top five finish after matching rounds of 74 for a 148 total. He placed tied for fifth. Sophomore Luke Smith had his third top 10 of the fall and fourth of his career with a 75-74-149 total. Both players had five birdies in the tournament.

Freshman Matt Jouett had a 78-74-152 to place 15th overall. Senior Austin Prior rebounded from an 87 in the first round with a 75 to shot 162 and Mike Speck had two rounds of 83 for a 166 total.

Clayton Bonner shot 88-79-167 and Chris Rorie had an 89-84-173 total playing as medalists for the Cowboys.

In the team race, Concordia rallied from an eight-shot first-round deficit to tie Mary Hardin-Baylor. The Tornados won the tournament by virtue of their fifth player's score. Ryan McGinley's 75 gave them the win.

Concordia shot 292-295-587 and UMHB shot 284-303-587. Southwestern was third with a 599, HSU was fourth with a 607, Texas Lutheran was fifth with a 611 and LeTourneau (618), Howard Payne (633) and Centenary (643) rounded out the field.

Seger Howell of Concordia won the medalist title with a 70-72-142 total. He won by one stroke over Jarrod Brown of Mary Hardin-Baylor.  

The tournament concludes the fall season for the Cowboys.
 

4 Hardin-Simmons

310

297

607

T5 Aaron Errico  

74

74

148

T7 Luke Smith  

75

74

149

T15 Matt Jouett  

78

74

152

T34 Austin Prior  

87

75

162

42 Mike Speck  

83

83

166

Medalists

 

 

 

T43 Clayton Bonner

88

79

167

47 Chris Rorie

89

84

173

 
 
 
 

Team Scores

1

2

Total

T1 Concordia

292

295

587

T1 Mary Hardin-Baylor

284

303

587

3 Southwestern

301

298

599

4 Hardin-Simmons

310

297

607

5 Texas Lutheran

305

306

611

6 LeTourneau

301

317

618

7 Howard Payne

316

317

633

8 Centenary College

328

315

643

 
 
 
 

Top 10 Individuals

1

2

Total

1 Seger Howell, CTX

70

72

142

2 Jarrod Brown, UMHB

71

72

143

3 Alden Fortner, UMHB

69

75

144

4 Reese Chance, UMHB

71

76

147

T5 Aaron Errico, HSU

74

74

148

T5 Ryan McGinley, CTX

73

75

148

T7 Cade Osgood, SW

74

75

149

T7 Juan Rodriguez, LETU

72

77

149

T7 Luke Smith, HSU

75

74

149

T7 Alex Woodward, CTX

75

74

149

T7 Logan Young, CTX

74

75

149

 
 

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