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Weather Cuts Short Golf Tourney for War Hawks

LAREDO, Texas - Winter weather - including temperatures in the mid-30s and a misting rain in Laredo - coupled with much worse road conditions in Central and North Texas, caused Texas A&M International to cancel the final day of the Jack Brown Memorial at the Laredo Country Club.

That left the McMurry University men in fourth place and the women in fifth for the tournament. The male competitors played 36 holes yesterday, while the women finished 18. With eight of the men's and women's total 14 teams hailing from north of San Antonio, the decision was made to eliminate the men's third round of play and the women's second round of play.

In men's action, War Hawks junior finished in fourth place, posting rounds of 71 and 75 for a 146. Teammate was 13th in the standings after carding a 154 (75-79) and 18th with a 156.

(162) and (165) were 25th and 26th, respectively.

In the women's invitational, McM's squad had an 18-hole total of 340. Junior finished tied for 10th place with an 82.

Freshman tied for 21st after an opening-day 85. Senior had an 86, tying her for 23rd.

and finished tied for 26th after identical rounds of 87 for McM.

Rogers State's men (287-306–593) won the team competition with a two-round total of 17-over par. Texas A&M-Commerce (298-309–607) finished in second, while the Dustdevils Maroon Team (301-307–608) took third. McMurry (303-312–615) finished in fourth, St. Thomas (310-314–624) took fifth and the Dustdevils Silver Team (303-330–633) came in sixth. South Texas College (348-367–715).

On the women's side, Midwestern State shot a 22-over 310 to finish 23 strokes ahead of second place Arkansas-Forth Smith (333, +45). Rogers State (334) finished in third with TAMIU (336) just two-strokes behind in fourth place. McMurry (340), Texas A&M-Kingsville (345) and the University of Texas at Brownsville (365) finished in fifth through seventh, respectively.

Information provided by McMurry athletics department.

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