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Freshman Matt Scobie Finishes Fifth at SHSU/Funston Invitational

Oct. 8, 2013

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Final Results | Season Stats

Team Rounds Score
123 F
1.  Sam Houston State 276 283 286 845 -7
2.  Abilene Chrsitian 293 280 296 869 +17
3.  Oral Roberts 288 292 292 872 +20
4.  Stephen F. Austin 287 301 285 873 +21
5.  Tyler JC 291 297 287 875 +23
6.  Incarnate Word 291 299 288 878 +26
7.  Western Texas CC 300 294 297 891 +39
8.  Murray State CC 313 305 304 922 +70

HOUSTON LEADERS
123 F
T5.  Matt Scobie 71 70 70 211 -2
T12.  Emmett Oh 74 71 72 217 +4

OVERALL LEADERS
123 F
1.  Zach Cabra
 Sam Houston State
67 69 68 204 -9
2.  Albert Miner
 Sam Houston State
68 69 70 207 -6
3.  Scott Newell
 Oral Roberts
69 72 67 208 -5
4.  Corbin Renner
 Abilene Christian
71 67 72 210 -3
5.  Matt Scobie
 Houston
71 70 70 211 -2

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - University of Houston freshman Matt Scobie fired a 1-under-par 70 Tuesday for the second straight round to finish with a score of 211 and place fifth at the Sam Houston State/Harold Funston Invitational.

Playing on the on the 6,943-yard, par-71 course at Raven Nest Golf Club, Scobie posted three straight rounds of par or better for the first time during his collegiate career to earn his best finish to date. He topped his previous best of ninth at the HBU Husky Invitational last week.

Redshirt freshman Emmett Oh tied for 12th after shooting a 72 in Tuesday's final round. The Calgary, Alberta, Canada, native tied with Stephen F. Austin's Bradley Phelps at 217 over 54 holes.

Like Scobie, Oh earned his best career finish Tuesday, besting his previous high of 35 at the HBU Husky Invitational.

With only two student-athletes competing, the Cougars were not eligible for the team title. Host Sam Houston State won the team title with a score of 845 to finish 24 strokes ahead of Abilene Christian. Oral Roberts (872), Stephen F. Austin (873) and Tyler Junior College (875) rounded out the top-five leaders.

Individually, Sam Houston State teammates Zach Cabra and Albert Miner went 1-2 with scores of 204 and 207, respectively. Scott Newell of Oral Roberts finished third at 208, while Abilene Christian's Corbin Renner finished one stroke ahead of Scobie.


UP NEXT
Following the Sam Houston State/Harold Funston Invitational, the Cougars will take several months off from their schedule before opening the spring season on Feb. 21-23 at its own Bayou City Collegiate Championship at Redstone Golf Club.
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