Cowboys Have Solid Opening Round At Texas Cup

Cowboys Have Solid Opening Round At Texas Cup

 

PLANO, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team shot a 306 and is in sixth place after the first day of the Texas Cup at Watters Creek Golf Club in Plano.

Matt Jouett fired an even-par 72 and is tied for third place overall. Luke Smith is one stroke back and in a tie for eighth. Nick Vella shot an 80 for the Cowboys and Shea Easterling and Bobby Johnson had rounds of 81 and 82.

McMurry shot a 293 and has a three-stroke lead over Texas Lutheran. Concordia is third with a 299, followed by LeTourneau and UT Dallas. The Cowboys are sixth in the 15-team field.

Seger Howell of Concordia and Chase Maus are tied for the individual lead after 1-under par 71s. Five players are one stroke back with 72s.

The teams will conclude the tournament with 18 holes on Sunday. 

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6 Hardin-Simmons

306

T3 Matt Jouett

72

T8 Luke Smith

73

T42 Nick Vella

80

T48 Shea Easterling

81

T55 Bobby Johnson

82

Team Scoring 

 

1 McMurry University

293

2 Texas Lutheran

296

3 Concordia Univ. (TX)

299

4 LeTourneau University

301

5 Texas at Dallas

305

6 Hardin-Simmons .

306

7 Texas at Dallas (B)

308

8 Christopher Newport

311

9 Mary Hardin-Baylor

312

10 Augsburg College

313

11 Howard Payne

317

12 Hendrix College

324

13 Whittier College

333

14 Louisiana College

339

15 Louisiana College (B)

356

Top 10 Individuals 

 

T1 Seger Howell, CTX

71

T1 Chase Maus, TLU

71

T3 Ben Balen, CTX

72

T3 Cory Gillespie, LETU

72

T3 Matt Jouett, HSU

72

T3 Brendon Lowrance, McM

72

T3 Travis Skorheim, CTX

72

T8 Bautista Airaudo, McM

73

T8 Ben Brezette, Hendrix

73

T8 Brett Buckingham, Augsburg

73

T8 Luke Smith, HSU

73

T8 Colin Uecker, TLU

73