UTEP senior Cole Donielson | Photo courtesy UTEP
HOUSTONÂ â€“ The UTEP Menâ€™s Golf team closed out the final round of play at the Bayou City Collegiate Classic with the Miners finishing 11th as a team on Tuesday at Westwood Golf Club in Houston.Â
UTEP began with a strong start, posting its best round of the tournament in the opening round on Monday with a team total of 290 (+2) to open the event. The Miners shot 296 (+8) in the second round on Monday afternoon before finishing up with a team total of 292 (+4) in Tuesdayâ€™s final round.
UTEP senior Cole Donielson led the Miners, finishing in a tie for 11th with a three-day total of 213 (71-72-70; -3). Donielson shot his best round of the tournament for the Miners in the final round on Tuesday with a score of 70 (-2) to move up to 11th individually.
Greg Yellin finished the event with a three-round total of 218 (70-75-73; +2) to finish tied for 37th, while Greg Holmes shot 76 and 74 in the first two rounds before finishing up with a score of 73 in the final round on Tuesday for a total of 223 (+7).
UTEPâ€™s Jacob Presutti finished the event at 13-over par after shooting 229 (74-79-76) over the course of three rounds, while Danny Daniels (75-75-81) shot 15-over with a three-round total of 231.
Sam Houston claimed the team title at this weekendâ€™s Bayou City Collegiate Classic after finishing 29-under par, while Paul Chaplet also took home the individual title for the Bearkats after shooting 14-under par at the event.
The Miners return to action on April 12-14 when the team travels to San Jose, California, to compete in the Western Intercollegiate, which is hosted by San Jose State and will air live on the Golf Channel.Â Â
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