DELHI, La. -

Hardin-Simmons’ men’s golf team is in the 12th place after the first round, but just nine strokes out of the lead in a tightly bunched Mississippi College Spring Invitational which is being played at the Black Bear Golf Club in Delhi, La.

Hardin-Simmons’ men’s golf team is in the 12th place after the first round, but just nine strokes out of the lead in a tightly bunched Mississippi College Spring Invitational which is being played at the Black Bear Golf Club in Delhi, La.

Windy and cool conditions led to some high scores in the first round. Only four players in the field broke 80 and McMUrry and UT-Dallas are tied with a 328 team score. Texas Lutheran, Arkansas-Monticello and Mary Hardin-Baylor are all tied at 329 just one shot back and Texas-Tyler and Millsaps shot 331.

Brandon Heard led the Cowboys with an 80 and is tied for fifth place overall. Sean Aleman and Ryan Hughes each shot 85 and Tyler Mileger fired an 87. Mike Hursh shot a 95.

Cameron Thomas of Delta State and Brady Purdom of Mary Hardin-Baylor shot 76 to take the individual lead.

The teams will conclude the tournament with 18 holes on Tuesday.

 

HSU Scores

T5 Brandon Heard                                            80

T34 Sean Aleman                                             85

T34 Ryan Hughes                                             85

T47 Tyler Mileger                                             87

T69 Mike Hursh                                                95

 

Team Scores

T1 McMurry                                                      328

T1 Texas Dallas                                                 328

T3 Texas Lutheran                                              329

T3 Mary Hardin-Baylor                                       329

T3 Arkansas-Monticello                                       329

T6 Texas-Tyler                                                  331

T6 Millsaps College                                            331

8 Maryville University of St Louis                         332

T9 Delta State                                                   334

T9 Hendrix College                                            334