Seguin, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team put together another solid round but was only able to break a tie and finish in sole possession of fifth place on the final day of the John Bohmann Memorial Invitational Tuesday in Seguin.
The Cru finished with a 285-286-293=864 total and was six shots behind fourth-place U.T.-Dallas’ 290-279-289=858. Defending national champion Schreiner University won the tournament after posting a blistering 283-275-279=837 total. Tournament host Texas Lutheran University claimed second place with a 286-280-284=850 and Southwestern University finished third after firing a 275-288-288=851. McMurry University finished in sixth place at 289-282-298=869, Trinity University was seventh with a 294-286-293=873, LeTourneau University took eighth place with a 298-299-297=894, TLU’s “B” team finished ninth at 301-295-313=909 and McMurry University’s “B” team rounded out the ten-team field with a 306-306-316=928.
Mats Heien was the top individual finisher for the Cru. Heien shot 69-69-71=209 in his first collegiate tournament to take fourth place. Jarrod Brown tied for tenth place after shooting 70-70-73=213, Kade Bentley was 25th with a 75-72-73=220, Ryan Nolan tied for 26th place at 73-71-77=221, Stayton Lindeman claimed 30th place at 71-75-76=222 and Casey Turner tied for 52nd place after recording a 78-77-81=236. Schreiner University’s Jimmy Keener won the individual title with a 68-64-70=202.
The tournament was played on a par-71, 6,676-yard layout at Starcke Park Golf Course in Seguin. The UMHB men return to action with their only home tournament of the fall. The Cru will host the UMHB Fall Intercollegiate Invitational at Cowan Creek Golf Club in Georgetown on September 22nd and 23rd.