AUSTIN, Texas – Carlos Ortiz shot the lowest round of the day and Curtis Donahoe had a season-best finish to fuel the No. 36 North Texas men’s golf team at the final day of the Morris Williams Invitational. Ortiz shot a 3-under 68, which tied for the best score of the day, while Donahoe finished alone in sixth place and North Texas knocked off two top-25 teams as they finished in seventh place overall.
Ortiz finished in a tie for seventh place after playing his best round of golf of the season. The 68 is a season-low for Ortiz as he posted four birdies on only one bogey on the day. He finished at 1-under par 212 for the tournament.
Donahoe was one shot better than Ortiz for the tourney with a score of 2-under par 211. He posted a final round of 1-over par that featured five birdies. He ended alone in sixth place for the event.
Rodolfo Cazaubon, Gonzalo Rubio and Jason Roets didn’t fare as well as their teammates in the third round. Cazaubon and Rubio shot 79 while Roets shot an 81. Marco Scarola, playing as an individual, was 1-over par with a 72 finished tied for 31st place.
No. 6 Texas captured the team title with a final round of 2-over par. North Texas was 14-over on the day and finished in front of No. 25 Houston, No. 49 Baylor, No. 20 Kent State and No. 29 UNLV.
North Texas turns its attention to defending their Sun Belt Conference title as they are back in action on April 22-24 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama at the SBC Championship