WESTWORTH VILLAGE, TEXAS (Sept. 10, 2019) - The men's golf team of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) made an impressive start for its first tournament of the season. The Saints participated in the Texas Intercollegiate sponsored by Texas Wesleyan University (TWU) at the Hawks Creek Golf Club, finishing in third place out of a slate of seven teams.
Leading the way was Texas Wesleyan with a first round of 290, a second round of 281 and an overall 571. TWU's second team placed second with an overall 574 and OLLU followed with a 591. The Saints shot an overall 298 first round and a 293 second round.
OLLU's Kane Ybarra (SR/San Antonio, Texas) excelled for the Saints finishing in fourth place overall out of a lineup of 37 individual golfers. He shot an overall 2-under par 142 with a first round of 72 and second round of 70.
Newcomer Diego Garcia (SO/Guadalajara, Mexico) logged an eighth-place finish with an even 144 after a first-round 73 and second round of 71.
Sophomore returner Raul Gutierrez (SO/San Antonio, Texas) was five strokes behind Garcia with an overall 149. He shot a first-round 73 and second round of 76. Next was returner Daniel Jones (SO/Comfort, Texas), who shot rounds of 81 and 76 for an overall 157. Returning sophomore Joshua Sturt (SO/Portsmouth, U.K.) completed the slate for the Saints with an overall 162.
The Saints had a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. to complete the tournament today.