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.
T5 Brandon Heard 80
T34 Sean Aleman 85
T34 Ryan Hughes 85
T47 Tyler Mileger 87
T69 Mike Hursh 95
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
11 Centenary College 335
12 Hardin-Simmons 337
13 Louisiana College 346
14 Mississippi College 347
15 Mississippi College (B) 366
16 LeTourneau Univ. 374
17 Maryville University of St Louis (B) 385
Top 10 Individuals
T1 Cameron Thomas Delta State 76
T1 Brady Purdom Mary Hardin-Baylor 76
3 Matt Ragovin McMurry 77
4 Zander Winston Centenary College 79
T5 Dillon Dunbar Louisiana College 80
T5 Brooks Ashcraft Arkansas-Monticello 80
T5 Chris Patton Millsaps College 80
T5 Matt Porter McMurry University 80
T5 Adam Peterson Texas Lutheran 80
T5 Brandon Heard Hardin-Simmons 80
T5 Garrett Barnes Millsaps College 80
Information provided by HSU athletics department.