Frances leads Houston at Jim Rivers Intercollegiate

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team Round score
1 2 3 F.
1. LSU 285 281 275 841 -23
2. UTSA 290 272 286 848 -16
3. Southern Miss 285 284 282 851 -13
4th Louisiana Tech 286 279 289 854 -10
5. Small stone 285 282 295 862 -2
6th ULM 294 282 289 865 +1
t7. Houston 284 291 296 871 +7
t7. Lamar 290 288 293 871 +7
9. South Alabama 293 282 297 872 +8
10. Louisiana 294 287 292 873 +9
11. UT Arlington 291 287 297 875 +11
12th Troy 286 293 297 876 +12
13th Francis Marion 291 292 296 878 +14
14th Abilene Christian 293 296 290 879 +15
fifteen. Middle Tennessee 297 290 293 880 +16
16. High point 296 290 300 886 +22
17th rice 301 301 294 896 +32
18th WKU 296 299 302 897 +33
19th Chattanooga 308 294 298 900 +36
20th Central Arkansas 306 305 307 918 +54
21. Louisiana technique (B) 312 306 309 927 +63
OVERALL LEADER
1 2 3 F.
1. Sam Murphy
Louisiana Tech
68 68 67 203 -13
2. Hunter Atkins
Southern Miss
69 68 70 207 -9
3. Magnus Lomholt
Small stone
70 68 70 208 -8th
4th Hunter Bott
UTSA
74 65 70 209 -7
t5. Jack Hearn
South Alabama
73 68 69 210 -6
t5. Christian fan skins
UTSA
70 70 70 210 -6
t4. Drew Doyle (Ind.)
LSU
68 71 139 -5

CHOUDRANT, La. – University of Houston COVID Senior Alexander Frances fought his way back from a difficult start to finish with a straight par 72 in the final round of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate and finished seventh with a score of 5 under 211 at Squire Creek Country Club Place on Tuesday.

As a team, the Cougars finished with a score of 871 to finish seventh with Lamar on the 7,105-yard par-72 course.

At the beginning of his day off with No. 1, Frances had problems with back-to-back bogeys on No. 3 and switched to 4-over with a double bogey on No. 7.

A native of Stege, Denmark, however, he quickly recovered and started hitting the par-4 eight hole with a birdie. After closing his front nine with par, he opened his back nine with consecutive birdies and returned to level par with his last birdie of the day at the 405-yard, par-4 14th hole.

It was his first Top 10 result of the season and the eighth of his career.

LSU took the team title with a three-day score of 841 to finish seven shots ahead of UTSA. Southern Miss finished third with 851, Louisiana Tech (854) and Little Rock (862) rounded out the top five leaders.

Louisiana Tech’s Sam Murphy was medalist with a score of 13 under 203, finishing four strokes ahead of Hunter Atkins of the Southern Miss. Little Rock’s Magnus Lomholt was third with 208.

Junior Austyn Reily finished 28th with 217 while COVID senior Andrew Gibson finished 40th with 219. COVID Senior Laurence Crea was 66th with 224, while newcomer Jacob Borow was 101st with 232. Junior Marcus Wochner played a draw as a single player for 66th out of 224.

This was the second of four fall tournaments for the Cougars.

NEXT

After the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate, the Cougars will tee off at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational at the Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark., October 4-6. The Cougars will meet their female UH counterparts at this event, which airs on the GOLF Channel every day.

From there, the Cougars will finalize their fall schedule when they compete in the Williams Cup presented by Stitch Golf at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, NC, October 25-26

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