Kaman bright spot for CU at Rattler Invite
For Immediate Release
February 25, 2020
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Tyler Kaman finished in the top-20 individually while the Cameron men came in 13th place at the St. Mary’s Rattler Invite on Tuesday.
The Aggie men had a rough go around during their three-rounds at the Dominion Country Club. CU was at the back of the pack after two rounds on Monday, and had their worst round on Tuesday, shooting a 319 during the final round. Their 940 for the invite was 52 strokes back of the tournament winner and host team St. Mary’s.
Kaman was the bright spot for Cameron, finishing the 54-hole event with a 226, which was good for an 18th place finish. He carded a team-best 74 during the final round to pair with his two 76’s from Monday’s rounds. Kaman led the field with a one-under score on the par-3 holes and recoded nine birdies throughout the tournament.
Logan Durst was one of three Aggies to shoot an 82 during the final round. Durst added that to his pair of 77’s from the first day to give him a 236 for the event. Joey Kirk also shot on 82 on Tuesday, totaling a 238 for the three rounds. Devin Whipple recorded his second 81 of the Rattler Invite to give him a 240 for the tournament, while Preston Holmes had the third 82 and finished with a 250 score.
CU’s individual Jordan Hardin also shot an 82 during Tuesday’s play, finishing with a 245 after carding an 82 and 81 during rounds one and two respectively.
The Rattlers 888 was the low score by five strokes on their home course, edging out Oklahoma Christian, who finished with an 893. St. Edwards and West Texas A&M tied for third place with a pair of 897 scores, while Texas A&M International rounded out the top-5.
Cameron was just four strokes back of the 12th place squad UAFS and was 16 back of Dallas Baptist, who came in 11th with a 924 score.
OC’s Trevor Norby passed StMU’s Emilio Gonzalez for the top spot, as the Eagles’ to player finished the tournament with a two-under 214. Gonzalez’s 77 during the final round dropped him to second place at an even 216, which tied WT’s Daniel Unger.
The Aggies will have a few weeks to regroup before their next competition. They will play in the Rogers State Hillcat Classic March 16-17 in Owasso, Okla.
Kenton Means, ‘15
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