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Courtesy: Jeff Huehn/UTSA Athletics

Lindsey leads UTSA to sixth-place finish at Border Olympics

Courtesy: UTSA Athletics
Release: 03/16/2013
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LAREDO — Led by an 18th-place showing from J.J. Lindsey, UTSA finished sixth at this weekend's Border Olympics, which wrapped up Saturday at Laredo Country Club (par 72/7,319 yards).

The Roadrunners entered the final round in a tie with Lamar for fifth place and they carded a 296 to finish at 16-over-par 880, just two strokes behind No. 37 Baylor  (878) and four back of the Cardinals (876) and ahead of Texas State (885), Sam Houston State (890), Stephen F. Austin (894) and Washington State (897) in the 14-team field.

Lindsey and Garrison Lackey led UTSA on the final day by turning in even-par rounds of 72.

Lindsey, a freshman from Adkins, finished in a five-way tie for 18th at five-over 221 (77-72-72), while Lackey, a sophomore from Weslaco, was 33rd with a 224 (80-72-72).

Brett Hogan (70-76-76—222) and Ryan Werre (72-72-78—222) finished one shot back of Lindsey in a tie for 23rd, while Stanton Tondre tied for 46th (73-78-76—227).

No. 33 Houston shot a five-under 859 to win the team crown ahead of 35th-ranked Oklahoma (867) and Central Arkansas (869).

UCA's James Newton followed his 70 and 65 from Friday with a 74 to finish at seven-under 209 to win the individual title.

UTSA will return to the course in three weeks when it competes at the two-day Jim West Intercollegiate in McKinney. The tournament is slated to tee off on April 8.

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