Cowboys In Fourth After First Day of ASC Golf Championship

Cowboys In Fourth After First Day of ASC Golf Championship

AUSTIN, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team is in fourth place after the first day of the American Southwest Conference Championship that is being played at the par-72, 7,068-yard Avery Ranch Golf Club in Austin.

Starting on the easier back side of the course, the Cowboys started the day red hot and was -7 at one point early in the first round. HSU eventually settled for their best round of the spring with a 296 in the first round and ended the round in a three-way tie for second place.

In the second round, the Cowboys shot a 303 and finished the day with a 296-303-599 total. UT Tyler is in the lead after shooting 287-296-583. The Patriots have a four-stroke lead over Concordia. UT Dallas is third at 596, HSU is fourth, Mary Hardin-Baylor is 20 strokes behind the Cowboys at 619. LeTourneau, Howard Payne and Louisiana College round out the field.

Freshman Nick Vella had a stellar day for the Cowboys. He shot 72-74-146 and is in a tie for third place overall. Matt Jouett shot 74-74 and his 148 is tied for sixth overall. Aaron Errico shot 74-78-152. Luke Smith had rounds of 76 and 77 for a 153 and he is tied for 19th. Michael Speck shot 78-88-166.   

Tyler Uhlig of UT Tyler is running away with the medalist race after a 68-71-139 on Monday. He has a six-stroke lead.

The teams will conclude the tournament with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday.

 

HSU 1 2 Total

4 Hardin-Simmons 296 303 599

T3 Nick Vella 72 74 146

T6 Matt Jouett   74 74 148

T17 Aaron Errico 74 78 152

T19 Luke Smith 76 77 153

37 Michael Speck   78 88 166

 

Team Scores 1 2 Total

1 UT Tyler 287 296 583

2 Concordia 296 291 587  

3 UT Dallas   296 300 596  

4 Hardin-Simmons 296 303 599  

5 Mary Hardin-Baylor 314 305 619  

6 LeTourneau 315 307 622  

7 Howard Payne.   316 315 631  

8 Louisiana College 325 331 656

  

Top 10 Individuals 1 2 Total

1   Tyler Uhlig, UTT 68   71   139   

2   Ryan McGinley, CTX 68   77   145   

T3 Nicklaus Cuny, UTT 72   74   146   

T3 Nick Vella, HSU 72   74   146   

5   Trystan Perkins, UTT 74   73   147   

T6  Harrison Hicks, UTD 72   76   148   

T6  Matt Jouett, HSU 74   74   148   

T6  Levi Pettit, UTD 73   75   148   

9    Logan Young, CTX 76   73   149   

T10 Will Arend, CTX 77   73   150