NT Starts The Spring Season With A Strong Close In San Antonio




Feb. 11, 2014

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – No. 13 Oklahoma and No. 30 Baylor held off the final round charge by the North Texas men’s golf team at the UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational as the Mean Green began the spring season with a third place finish. North Texas placed three golfers in the top-15 led by junior Jason Roets, who finished in a tie for fifth place, the third top-five finish of his career.

The Sooners captured the team title with a score of 876, while Baylor ended with an 881 and North Texas shot an 885.

Freshman Andrew Hudson notched his first career top-10 finish as he ended in ninth place while Juan Munoz charged up the leaderboard to finish tied for 15th.

The rebound in the game for Roets started yesterday and carried him to a top-five finish. Roets briefly held the lead in the final round, but settled for a third-round of 75 and a 4-over par score of 217 for the event.  For Roets, it is his first tournament of the 2013-14 season and the first top-five finish since posting two third place finishes last season.

Hudson shot a final round of 4-over par 75 and was two strokes behind Roets with a 219. Munoz tied for the third lowest round of the day with an even-par score of 71. He had five birdies on the day and climbed into the top-20.

Gonzalo Rubio had a final round of 4-over par and moved up into a tie for 44th place while Julien Marot shot a 79. Richard Broadhurst, playing as an individual, struggled on the day with a third round of 86.


 

 

The third place finish is the best of the season for the Mean Green and NT trumped all five team from Conference USA in the field along with No. 44 Southeastern Louisiana.

North Texas returns to action on February 23-24 at the John Hayt Invitational. 

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