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UHV's James Rollins finished tied for seventh at the MCC Dr. Pepper Classic on Tuesday.
UHV's James Rollins finished tied for seventh at the MCC Dr. Pepper Classic on Tuesday.
Men's Golf - Tue, Oct. 25, 2016

WACO – James Rollins (FR/Liberty Hill, TX) and the University of Houston-Victoria men's golf team turned in seventh-place finishes Tuesday at the McLennan Community College Dr. Pepper Classic.

 

Rollins turned in a final round 74 on the par-72 Twin Rivers Golf Club to finish tied for seventh, while the Jaguars posted a final round 305 to finish seventh in the team standings with a 36-hole total of 621.

 

The Jaguars began the day tied for sixth with Tyler Junior College and McLennan B at 316. Tyler made the biggest move posting a final round 292 to finish second at 608, while the Jaguars finished 14 shots ahead of McLennan B.

 

New Mexico Junior College went wire-to-wire with the lead to win the tournament by 12 shots posting a 299-297-596.

 

Rollin, who began the day tied for 11th after an opening round 76, finished the tournament at 6-over par 150. Cristian Esparza (JR/Houston, TX) turned in a top-20 finish for the Jaguars as he tied for 20th after posting rounds of 82-73-155. Esparza's 73 was the Jaguars' best round of the day.

 

Preston Woodward added a 78-83-161 for the Jaguars, while Adrian Saenz (SO/Brownsville, TX) finished with an 80-81-162, and Terry Strickland (FR/Missouri City, TX) a 96-77-173.

 

Playing as medalist for UHV, Zachary Blevins (FR/Victoria, TX) finished with an 83-79-162 and Brett Currie (FR/Richmond, TX) an 81-85-166.

 

New Mexico's Luke Turbutt and Ben Tucker finished one-two in the individual standings. Turbutt posted a 2-under 142 with rounds of 70-72, while Tucker finished at 1-over with rounds of 75-70-145.

 

MCC Dr Pepper Classic

Twin Rivers Golf Club, Waco

7,478 Yards, Par 72

Oct. 24-25, 2016

 

1, New Mexico JC                            299-297-596

2, Tyler JC                                            316-292-608

3, Hutchinson CC                              301-309-610

4, McLennan CC                                309-302-611

5, Ranger College                             307-305-612

6, Abilene Christian                         308-305-613

7, Houston-Victoria                         316-305-621

8, McLennan CC (B)                         316-319-635

9, Garden City CC                             335-310-645

10, Jacksonville College (B)          329-336-665

11, Jacksonville College (A)          331-336-667