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UMHB Men's Golf finishes third at the Preview

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Posted at 12:37 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 13:37:55-04

BROWNWOOD, Texas — The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team improved by one shot and took over sole possession of third place in the team standings on the final day of The Preview Tuesday in Brownwood.

UMHB followed up Monday’s 294 with a second round 293 to finish in third place at 587. LeTourneau University won the tournament after carding a 293-287=570 and McMurry University took second place, four shots ahead of the Cru with a 287-296=583. Hardin-Simmons University finished fourth at 294-299=593 and Concordia Texas rounded out the top five with a 301-295=596. A ten-team field competed in the tournament.

Luis Legarreta, Jr. fired a final round 68 and posted the low individual finish for the UMHB men with a 75-68=143 to tie for third place. Tyler Gonzalez finished in a tie for seventh place with a 71-74=145, Brayden Pawlak (75-73) and Kaden Treybig (74-74) both carded 148’s to share 17th place, Grant Russell tied for 26th place after shooting 73-78=151 and Ryan Russell tied for 46th place with a 76-81=157. LeTourneau’s Reed Fisher won individual medalist honors after recording a 74-67=141.

The two-day, 36-hole event was played on a par-72, 6,959-yard layout at The Hideout Golf Club in Brownwood. That course will also be the site of the 2020 American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament. The tournament also closes out the fall schedule for the UMHB men.