Smith Shoots Career Best 66 At Rhodes College Fall Collegiate

Smith Shoots Career Best 66 At Rhodes College Fall Collegiate

 

TUNICA, Miss. – Hardin-Simmons' senior golfer Luke Smith shot a career-best 66 to lead the Cowboys at the Rhodes College Fall Collegiate which is being played at the par-72, 7,111-yard Tunica National Golf Course in Tunica, Miss.

Smith held the lead after the first round after a six-birdie first round. He came back with an even-par 72 in the second round and is in fourth place in the medalist race. 

Matt Jouett shot 75-72-147 for the Cowboys. Nick Vella improved five strokes from round one to round two going 79-74-153. Bobby Johnson also improved going from 79 to 75 for a 154 total. Greg Garrison shot 81-80-161.

Huntingdon College and UT-Tyler are tied at the top of the team leaderboard after shooting identical 283-282-565s. LaGrange College is eight shots back. The Cowboys had rounds of 299 and 293 for a 592 total. HSU is 12th in the 20-team field.

Tyler Uhlig of UT-Tyler has a one-stroke lead in the medalist race after shooting 68-66-134. He leads Henry Gee of Huntingdon. Brandon Lowrance of McMurry shot 68-68-136 and he is two shots ahead of Smith. 

The teams will play 18 holes on Monday to complete the tournament.

 

T12 Hardin-Simmons

299

293

592

4 Luke Smith

66

72

138

T38 Matt Jouett

75

72

147

T76 Nick Vella

79

74

153

T81 Bobby Johnson

79

75

154

T93 Greg Garrison

81

80

161

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Individuals

1

2

Total

1 Tyler Uhlig, UTT

68 

66

134   

2 Henry Gee, HC 

68  

67      

135 

3 Brendon Lowrance, McM

68 

68      

136 

4 Luke Smith, HSU

66 

72      

138   

T5 Sutherland Stith, SW

74 

66      

140   

T5 Spencer McKinney, Transy

68 

72       

140 

T5 Ben Harris, HC

73 

67      

140 

T8 Emilio Montalvo, UD

68 

73      

141   

T8 Vince Wheele, RC

72 

69      

141 

T8 Drew Mathers, HC

70 

71      

141   

T8 Wesley Heston, BC

67 

74      

141 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Scores

1

2

Total

T1 Huntingdon College

283 

282      

565 

T1 UT-Tyler

283 

282      

565 

3 LaGrange College

288 

285      

573   

4 Rhodes College

287 

287      

574   

5 Southwestern

298 

281      

579   

6 Transylvania

291 

289      

580   

7 Berry College 

289 

293      

582   

8 Maryville

299 

285      

584   

9 Sewanee

297 

290      

587   

T10 Webster

296 

292      

588 

T10 McMurry

290 

298      

588   

T12 Millikin

300 

292      

592   

T12 Hardin-Simmons

299 

293      

592   

14 Dallas

304 

289      

593   

15 DePauw University

297 

306      

603   

16 Centre College

305 

301      

606   

T17 Birmingham Southern

307 

302      

609   

T17 Rhodes College

301 

308       

609   

19 Piedmont College

309 

303      

612   

20 Millsaps College

335 

329

664 

 

 

 

 

 

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