Cowboys Finish Second At Abilene Intercollegiate

Cowboys Finish Second At Abilene Intercollegiate

ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team finished second at the Abilene Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon at the par-71, 6,977-yard Diamondback Golf Club in Abilene.

Freshman Nick Vella tied his career-low with a one-under par 70 and he finished with a 75-70-145 to place fifth. Luke Smith shot 71-72-143 to finish third in the tournament. Matt Jouett had rounds of 76 and 78 for a 154 total. Aaron Errico had a pair of 79's for a 158 total and Michael Speck shot 85-83-168.

Chris Rorie tied his career-best round with a 79. He shot 81-79-160 playing as an individual. Freshman Greg Garrison shot 86-96-182 also playing as an individual.

Concordia ran away with the tournament title. The Tornados shot 286-291-577 and finished 23 shots ahead of the Cowboys. HSU shot 301-299-600 to placed second by one shot over Southwestern. Mary Hardin-Baylor was fourth with a 607 and Texas Lutheran shot 608.

Ryan McGinley of Concordia shot a pair of 70's for a 140 total to win the medalist title by one shot over teammate Logan Young.

The tournament concluded the fall season for the Cowboys.

2 Hardin-Simmons

301

299

600

3 Luke Smith

71

72

143

5 Nick Vella

75

70

145

16 Matt Jouett

76

78

154

T26 Aaron Errico

79

79

158

T39 Michael Speck

85

83

168

 

 

 

 

Individuals

 

 

 

30 Chris Rorie

81

79

160

45 Greg Garrison

86

96

182

 

 

 

 

Team Scoring

1

2

Total

1  Concordia

286

291

577  

2  Hardin-Simmons

301

299

600

3  Southwestern

308

293

601  

4  Mary Hardin-Baylor

312

295

607  

5  Texas Lutheran

309

299

608  

6  McMurry

316

322

638  

7  LeTourneau

326

315

641  

8  Howard Payne

321

329

650  

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Individuals

1

2

Total

1    Ryan McGinley, CTX

70 

70 

140   

2    Logan Young, CTX

72 

69 

141   

3    Luke Smith, HSU

71 

72 

143   

4    Will Arend, CTX

70 

74 

144   

5    Nick Vella, HSU

75 

70 

145   

6    Wyatt Blezinger, TLU

74 

73 

147   

7    Kade Bentley, UMHB

75 

73 

148   

T8    Cade Osgood, SW

77 

72 

149   

T8    Bryce Parker, UMHB

80 

69 

149   

T8    Sutherland Stith, SW

77 

72 

149   

 

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