Cowboys Move Up A Spot To Finish Fifth At ASC Championship

Cowboys Move Up A Spot To Finish Fifth At ASC Championship

KERRVILLE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team passed up Mary Hardin-Baylor to finish fifth at the American Southwest Conference Championship at Comanche Trace Golf Club in Kerrville.

The Cowboys finished the tournament with a 317-307-316-940 total. Concordia won the ASC title with a 298-294-300-892. McMurry was second with a 909. UT-Dallas finished third at 916. LeTourneau was fourth with a 932 total, HSU was fifth, Mary Hardin-Baylor was sixth at 943. East Texas Baptist and Howard Payne tied at 954 and Louisiana College finished ninth with a 1,001 total.

Luke Smith led the Cowboys in the tournament with a 73-74-78-225 total. He placed seventh overall. Matt Jouett led the Cowboys with a 75 on Tuesday and finished 78-80-75-233. Nick Vella shot 82-74-81-237. Bobby Johnson shot 84-79-87-250 and Shea Easterling shot 84-87-82-253.

Ben Balen of Concordia held off teammate Seger Howell for the individual title. Balen shot two-under-par 214 for the tournament.

Smith was named first-team all-ASC and Jouett was named honorable mention all-ASC in the awards announced after the tournament.

The tournament concluded the season for the Cowboys. Smith could be selected as an individual for the NCAA Championship.   

 

5 Hardin-Simmons

317

307

316

940

7 Luke Smith

73

74

78

225

16 Matt Jouett

78

80

75

233

T22 Nick Vella

82

74

81

237

39 Bobby Johnson

84

79

87

250

41 Shea Easterling

84

87

82

253

 

 

 

 

 

Team Scoring

 

 

 

 

1 Concordia

298

294

300

892

2 McMurry

297

307

305

909

3 UT-Dallas

302

304

310

916

4 LeTourneau

297

314

321

932

5 Hardin-Simmons

317

307

316

940

6 Mary Hardin-Baylor

313

306

324

943

T7 Howard Payne

329

313

312

954

T7 East Texas Baptist

317

318

319

954

9 Louisiana College

332

329

340

1001

 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Individuals

 

 

 

 

1    Ben Balen, CTX

71 

71 

72 

214 

2    Seger Howell, CTX

74 

73 

71 

218 

T3    Elliot Bourke, MCM

72 

75 

75 

222   

T3    Landon Oney, LETU

76 

73 

73 

222   

T5    Brice Cooper, UTD

72 

75 

76 

223   

T5    Brady Wright, ETBU

75 

76 

72 

223   

7    Luke Smith, HSU

73 

74 

78 

225   

8    Jared Harvey, UTD

78 

72 

78 

228   

T9    Michael Hunt, MCM

75 

78 

76 

229   

T9    Jacob Rockefeller, UTD

75 

76 

78 

229 

 

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