The Fort Hays State men’s golf team jumped 10 spots in the standings, sitting in 17th after the first round, to finish seventh at the UCM Heart of America Invitational in Warrensburg, Mo at Keth Memorial Golf Course. The Tigers tied for third among MIAA teams in the second MIAA sanctioned event of the season.
Trey Herman led the Tigers, tying for fifth individually. He shot rounds of 2-over, 2-under, and 3-over par to finish 3-over. He was just two strokes back of the winning score of 1-over par, shot by three players. Max Lazzo of Washburn won the playoff for the individual title at the par-71 venue.
Central Missouri won the tournament on its home course with a total score of 865 (295-283-287). Washburn was third overall and second among MIAA schools with an 882. FHSU (306-293-294) and Nebraska-Kearney tied for seventh overall and third among MIAA schools, each with 893.
Jeff Heptig and Nick VonLintel each tied for 47th for FHSU, each shooting a total of 227. Heptig shot rounds of 76-76-75, while VonLintel went 79-76-72. Mark Cunningham tied for 55th with a score of 229. He shot rounds of 83-72-74. Grant Storey also played and finished 61st with rounds of 78-78-74.
The Tigers return to action next week at the Missouri Western Invitational in St. Joseph, Mo. to close out the fall portion of their season.
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