Vella Tied For The Lead At UMHB Fall Invitational

Vella Tied For The Lead At UMHB Fall Invitational

KILLEEN, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team is in third place and freshman Nick Vella is tied for the individual lead at the Mary Hardin-Baylor Fall Invitational at Stonetree Golf Club in Killeen. 

Vella led the field with 13 pars and added four birdies and a double bogey in a two-under-par round of 70. He is tied with Wyatt Blezinger and Matthew McArthur of Texas Lutheran and Dawson Dally of Trinity for the lead.

Luke Smith is tied for 11th overall after shooting a 74 and Aaron Errico is tied for 18th after firing a 76. Matt Jouett shot 78 for the Cowboys and Michael Speck had a 79.

Texas Lutheran leads the tournament after shooting a 290 in the opening round. They lead second-place Trinity by two shots. HSU is eight shots back in third, Mary Hardin-Baylor and McMurry are tied for fourth. UMHB B, Dallas, LeTourneau, Howard Payne and Louisiana College round out the field.

The tournament will conclude with 18 holes on Tuesday.

 

3 Hardin-Simmons

298

T1 Nick Vella

70

T11 Luke Smith

74

T18 Aaron Errico

76

T29 Matt Jouett

78

T37 Michael Speck

79

 

 

Top 10 Individuals

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T1  Wyatt Blezinger, TLU

70

T1  Nick Vella, HSU

70

T1  Dawson Dally, Trinity

70

T1  Matthew McArthur, TLU

70

5  Robby Evans, Dallas

71

6  Max Mitchell, Trinity

72

T7  Michael Hunt, McMurry

73

T7  Kade Bentley, UMHB

73

T7  Colin Uecker, TLU

73

T7  Bautista Airaudo, McMurry

73

 

 

Team Scoring

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1  Texas Lutheran

290

2  Trinity University

292

3  Hardin-Simmons

298  

T4  Mary Hardin-Baylor

300  

T4  McMurry University

300  

T6  Mary Hardin-Baylor (B)

305

T6  Dallas

305

8  LeTourneau

308

9  Howard Payne

317

10  Louisiana College

326

 

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