UMHB men's golf ties for 15th at Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational

Posted at 5:17 PM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 18:17:58-04

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team moved up one spot in the team standings on the final day as the Cru finished in a tie for 15th place at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational Tuesday in Florida.

UMHB fired a final round 302 to finish with a 303-295-302=900 to tie with Wisconsin-Eau Claire (304-293-303=900) for 15th place. St. Thomas won the team title after carding a 284-278-295=857. Huntingdon College finished second with a 287-285-292=864, Illinois Wesleyan took third place at 288-283-294=865, Emory University claimed fourth place with a 294-281-297=872 and Rhodes College rounded out the top five at 296-286-292=874. The American Southwest Conference put two teams in the top ten. U.T.-Tyler finished eight with a 293-283-301=877 and Concordia Texas took ninth place with a 280-294-305=879. An 18-team field competed in the tournament.

Kyle Revis was the low individual finisher for the Cru after tying for 32nd place with a 74-73-74=221. Bryce Parker carded a 74-75-75=224 to tie for 46th place, Cort Crawley shot 82-72-76=230 to tie for 63rd place, Nathan Zahn claimed 66th place with a 73-76-82=231 and Parker Love finished in a tie for 73rd place after recording an 82-75-77=234. Huntingdon College’s Stephen Shepard won individual medalist honors after posting a 69-68-69=205 total.

The three-day, 54-hole event was played on a par-71, 6,568-yard layout at Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Florida. The Cru men will return to action with the Abilene Intercollegiate. That tournament will be played October 23-24 at Diamondback Country Club in Abilene and will close out the fall tournament schedule for UMHB.