TLU athletics - golf, volleyball recaps
Posted on 9/12/2018 7:44:00 AM.
 
Colin Uecker (third from left) claimed the individual championship at TLU's John Bohmann Memorial, Matthew McArthur (far right) finished third, and the Bulldogs ended up second in the team standings. Photo by Dustin Wyatt. 
 
Uecker wins Bohmann title; Bulldogs take second in home tournament
(Seguin) - Texas Lutheran senior Colin Uecker won the 2018 John Bohmann Memorial at Starcke Park Municipal Golf Course and led the Bulldogs to a second-place team finish.

Uecker followed up Monday's rounds of 70 and 69 with a 3-under 68 on Tuesday.

Uecker edged Segar Howell of Concordia Texas by two shots for the win.

Uecker won the fourth collegiate title of his career.

TLU tied with the University of Dallas for the low round of Tuesday - a 280 - but the Bulldogs could not catch Southwestern, who built a nine-shot lead over Concordia Texas and a 10-shot lead over TLU heading into Tuesday's final round.

The Pirates shot a 283 on Tuesday and won by seven shots over TLU and by eight shots over Concordia.

TLU edged Concordia by a shot.

On Tuesday, the Bulldogs counted Uecker's 68, Matthew McArthur's 4-under 67, Chase Maus' 1-over 72, and Connor Tran's 2-over 73.

McArthur climbed into a tie for third with the low round of the day. Robby Evans of Dallas also shot a 67 on Tuesday.

Maus, a freshman from Manor, tied for 16th. Nathan Haley, a junior from Richmond, finished 30th, and Tran tied for 39th.

Swift registers sixth-place finish; Bulldogs come home fifth at Lady Bulldog
(Seguin) - Texas Lutheran junior Summer Swift produced a sixth-place finish Tuesday at the TLU Lady Bulldog Fall Classic and pushed the Bulldogs to a fifth-place team showing in the tournament.

Swift, the 2018 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion, shot an 80 on Tuesday after an 82 on Monday.

The Bulldogs improved on Monday's team score of 351 by nine shots with a 342 on Tuesday.

Kristen Cox posted an 86 on Tuesday after a 91 on Monday, and Kaley Martin and Halie Lewis each carded 88s in the final round.

Kristen Laird posted a 91 on Tuesday after a first-round 90.

Trinity University won the team title with rounds of 319 and 318.

Kendalyn Ferguson of McMurry captured the individual crown. Ferguson followed Monday's 77 with a 78 on Tuesday. 
 
Texas Lutheran Volleyball falls just short in five to Our Lady of the Lake
(Seguin) - Texas Lutheran Volleyball came up just short against Our Lady of the Lake Tuesday evening.

At TLU's Susan Duke Court, the Saints (3-6) posted a 15-25, 25-23, 25-20, 16-25, 15-9 win over the Bulldogs (3-5).

Cailey Young led TLU with 14 kills. Young hit .364 with the 14 kills on 33 attempts and only two errors. Bryten Mitchan and Kelsey Hamrick followed with 13 and 12 kills, respectively.

Junior libero Jaci Chambers recorded 28 digs, and setter Kelly Jurden delivered 28 assists for the Bulldogs.

Kelsi Menn put up seven blocks (3 solo, 4 assists) for TLU, while Peyton Sulak served up four aces to go along with her 16 digs. Jurden added three aces of her own.

OLLU received 14 kills from Natalie Fazio, who also collected 14 digs. Tijana Kruta added 12 kills. Annisa Tamez led the Saints with 39 assists and a service ace.

The Bulldogs start SCAC play this Friday with a 3 p.m. match in Kerrville, Texas against Austin College.


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