The University of Texas at Dallas Athletics

09/10/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/10/2019 15:29

Comet Men Open Fall Season With 6th Place Showing at TLU

SEGUIN, TX (09.10.19) - The UT Dallas men's golf team opened the 2019 fall season this week at the John Bohmann Memorial Tournament, hosted by Texas Lutheran at Starcke Park Municipal Golf Course, and recorded a sixth place finish among a competitive field from across the region.


Junior tied a school record with a final-round 66 (-5) he closed out the 54-hole event tied for 10th place in the field of 55 golfers. Harvey completed the three rounds with a total of 218 (74-78-76), one shot better than freshman teammate , who tied for 13th at 219 (74-68-77). Shofner's 68 was the Comet's lowest round through either of the first two rounds played by UTD on Monday.

Sophomore tied for 20th at 221 (72-72-77), senior tied for 27th at 224 (76-74-74) and senior tied for 42nd at 228 (75-75-78). Sophomore , playing as an individual, tied for 36th at 227 (78-74-75).

McMurry claimed the team title of the two-day event, finishing the 54 holes with a total of 853 (279-291-283), 12 shots better than runner-up U. Dallas (865). Trinity finished third at 872, Southwestern fourth at 876 and LeTourneau fifth at 877. UTD (295-289-294) tied with host TLU at 878 for sixth place. The Comets' second-round total of 289 was the lowest of any of the 10 teams during the second set of 18 holes.

Harvey becomes just the second UTD men's golfer to record a 66 in competition in program history, joining former Comet Ryan Bell. Bell posted a 66 in the second round of this same event in the fall of 2014.

The Comets return to the links Sept. 30-Oct. 1 when they travel to Belton for the UMHB Fall Intercollegiate Invitational, hosted by Mary Hardin-Baylor. The event will take place at the Wildflower Country Club.