SEGUIN – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team fired two solid, consistent rounds and the Cru is tied for fifth place after the opening day of the John Bohmann Memorial Invitational Monday in Seguin. The UMHB men posted a 285-286=571 to match McMurry University (289-282=571) for fifth place in the team standings. Defending National Champion Schreiner University holds the team lead after posting a 283-275=558 team score. Southwestern University is in second place with a 275-288=563, tournament host Texas Lutheran sits in third place after shooting 286-280=566 and U.T.-Dallas is in fourth place, two strokes clear of UMHB with a 290-279=569. Trinity University is in seventh place at 294-286=580, TLU’s “B” team is eighth with a 301-295=596, LeTourneau University is ninth with a 298-299=597 and McMurry’s “B” team rounds out the field with a 306-306=712 team total.
Mats Heien is the top individual for the UMHB men, sitting in sixth place with a 69-69=138. Jarrod Brown is tied for eighth place with a 70-70=140, Ryan Nolan recorded a 73-71=144 and is tied for 18th place, Stayton Lindeman is tied for 23rd with a 71-75=146, Kade Bentley carded a 75-72=147 for a share of 27th place and Casey Turner is tied for 50th for UMHB after shooting 78-77=155. Schreiner University’s Jimmy Keener has the individual lead with a 68-64=132.
The tournament is being played on a par-72, 6,676-yard layout at Starcke Park Golf Course in Seguin. Teams will tee off with an 8:00 AM shotgun start in Tuesday’s final round.