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Houston Finishes Sixth at Aggie Invitational

April 8, 2018

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Scoring | Schedule

Team Rounds Score
123 F
1.  #1 Oklahoma State 295 297 277 869 +5
2.  #31 Kent State 304 287 285 876 +12
t3.  #12 LSU 300 295 287 882 +18
t3.  #2 Texas A&M 302 293 287 882 +18
5.  #8 Alabama 289 299 295 883 +19
6.  Houston 301 297 296 894 +30
7.  #10 Baylor 310 302 284 896 +32
8.  Arkansas 312 296 290 898 +34
9.  Michigan 311 291 298 900 +36
10.  #6 Texas Tech 311 306 294 911 +47
11.  North Texas 306 304 305 915 +51
t12.  New Mexico 318 309 304 931 +67
t12.  New Mexico State 323 306 302 931 +67
14.  Denver 321 310 301 932 +68

HOUSTON LEADERS
123 F
t7.  Michael Perras 70 74 72 216 E
t19.  Matt Williams 72 74 77 223 +7
t43.  George Gardner 82 74 74 230 +14
t50.  Zach Tracy 79 75 78 232 +16
t52.  Pryce Beshoory (Ind.) 81 76 76 233 +17
t58.  Alexander Frances 80 82 73 235 +19
t61.  Papito Gonzalez (Ind.) 85 80 71 236 +20

OVERALL LEADERS
123 F
t1.  Walker Lee (Ind.)
 Texas A&M
73 71 67 211 -5
t1.  #15 Chandler Phillips
 Texas A&M
68 70 73 211 -5
t3.  #6 Viktor Hovland
 Oklahoma State
75 72 65 212 -4
t3.  #35 Ian Holt
 Kent State
74 68 70 212 -4
5.  #18 Kyle Mueller
 Michigan
73 71 69 213 -3

BRYAN, Texas – The University of Houston Men’s Golf team finished sixth at the Aggie Invitational on Sunday afternoon at Traditions Club.

Competing on the 7,088-yard, par-72 layout, the Cougars completed the Second Round on Sunday morning after darkness suspended the first day of play. Houston recorded a 297 in the Second Round and enjoyed their low round of the tournament – 296 – in Sunday’s Final Round.

Senior Michael Perras fired a 72 in the Final Round on Sunday and tied for seventh at 216 to lead the Cougars. The Deer Park, Texas, native birdied two of his first three holes and added three birdies in a 5-hole stretch midway through his second nine for his team-leading fifth Top-10 finish of the season.

Senior Matt Williams tied for 19th at 223.

Sophomore George Gardner tied for 43rd at 230, while sophomore Zach Tracy tied for 50th at 232. Freshman Alexander Frances tied for 58th at 235.

Competing as individuals, sophomore Pryce Beshoory tied for 52nd at 233, while senior Papito Gonzalez tied for 61st at 236.

No. 1 Oklahoma State posted the low round of the day at 11-under 277 in the Final Round and captured the team championship with a 54-hole score of 869. No. 31 Kent State finished second at 876, while No. 12 LSU and No. 2 Texas A&M tied for third at 882. No. 8 Alabama finished fifth at 883 with No. 10 Baylor (896), No. 16 Arkansas (898), Michigan (900) and No. 6 Texas Tech (911) rounding out the Top-10 leaders.

Texas A&M teammates Chandler Phillips and Walker Lee shared medalist honors at 5-under 211. Oklahoma State’s Viktor Hovland and Kent State’s Ian Holt tied for third at 212, while Michigan’s Kyle Mueller tied for fifth at 213.


UP NEXT
Following the Aggie Invitational, the Cougars takes their first step into the postseason when they tees off at the American Athletic Conference Championships on April 22-24 on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla.


Perras looks to defend his American Athletic Conference Championships individual title from a year ago. With that championship, he became the first Cougar in program history to win NCAA Regional and conference championships titles during his career.


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