Wildcat Golfers Finish 14th In Mexico

Published 03/04 2014 06:46PM

Updated 03/04 2014 06:53PM

Reported by: Lance Fleming, ACU Associate Director of Athletics for Media Relations

LOS CABOS, Mexico – The ACU Wildcats shot a final-round 322 on Tuesday as they finished 14th at the SMU Querencia Cabo Collegiate at the Los Cabos Querencia Golf Club.

The Wildcats finished the three-day, 54-hole tournament at 961 overall after shooting rounds of 321-318-322 in a field that featured some of the top teams in the country.

Defending national champion and top-ranked Alabama saw its 11-match winning streak snapped by Houston, which beat the Crimson Tide by one stroke.

Alabama shot the lowest round of the day with a 2-over 286 on the par-71, 6,945-yard Querencia Golf Club to finish at 12-over 864, but Houston's 6-over 290 was enough to hold on for the win at 863. Baylor finished third at 18-over 870, Kentucky was fourth at 872 while Vanderbilt and SMU rounded out the top five at 875 (+23).

ACU junior Corbin Renner posted the Wildcats' lowest three-day total at 228 after shooting a final-round 77 on the par-71 course. Senior Trey Sullivan shot a 232 over the three days after a final-round 79. Kaden Walters was 73rd at 248, while Luke Carpenter and Ian Evans finished tied for 77th at 262.

The Wildcats are off until the Arkansas-Little Rock First Tee Classic, which will be played Mardch 24-25 at the Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Ark.

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