GEORGETOWN – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s golf team dropped one spot on the final day as the Cru men finished in fourth place at the UMHB Fall Invitational Tuesday in Georgetown.

The UMHB men finished with a 302-306=608 total for fourth place. Tyler Junior College won the team title after shooting 288-287=575 to edge Schreiner University’s 279-298=577 by two strokes. Hardin-Simmons University moved into third place, finishing with a 303-295=598 score. Southwestern University took fourth place by shooting 307-307=614 and UMHB’s second team carded a 308-311=619 for sixth place. Concordia Texas fired a 311-309=620 for seventh place, Jacksonville Community College posted a 325-309=634 for eighth, the Jacksonville “B” team recorded a 337-319=656 to take ninth place, University of Dallas took tenth place with a 355-336=691 and Jarvis Christian rounded out the 11-team field with a 439-390=829.

UMHB’s Mats Heien won the individual title in a scorecard playoff with Schreiner University’s Jimmy Kenner. Heien shot 70-72=142 for his first collegiate victory. Jarrod Brown fired a 74-75=149 for the Cru to tie for 13th place, Brandon Robertson took 19th place with a 76-75=151, Ryan Nolan tied for 20th after carding a 79-73=152, Kade Bentley shot 72-81=153 to tie for 24th, Jacob Greathouse tied for 27th with a 79-76=155,Stayton Lindeman shot 81-76=157 to tie for 32nd, Andrew Curiel (82-79=161) tied for 35th, Brian Kauffman carded an 83-80=163 to tie for 38th,Ben Carr tied for 40th with an 81-83=164, Mason Wyatt tied for 43rd place at 77-90=167 and Casey Turner posted an 86-82=168 to tie for 45thplace.


The tournament was played on a par-72, 7,017-yard layout at Cowan Creek Golf Course at Sun City in Georgetown. The UMHB men will return to action with the Al Jones Memorial Tournament on September 29th and 30th. That tournament will be played at The Cascades Golf Club in Tyler.