Roadrunners in ninth place after opening round of Bayou City Collegiate Championship
HUMBLE — Led by a one-under-par 71 from Bryce Alley, the UTSA men's golf team is in ninth place after day one of the Bayou City Collegiate Championship held Friday at The Golf Club of Houston (par 72/6,982 yards).
Alley, a freshman, wrote down six birdies on the day, including three as part of a 34 on the back nine. The Longview native is tied for 16th place in the individual standings, three shots off the pace set by Wesley McClain of Houston and Caleb Sturgeon of South Carolina.
The Roadrunners, fresh off claiming their second straight Rice Intercollegiate title on Tuesday, carded a four-over 292 and they are in ninth place with 36 holes remaining. No. 15 Houston is the day-one leader at eight-under 280, followed by No. 21 Texas (285) and No. 19 Arkansas (287). No. 31 Baylor, No. 29 South Carolina and Rice are tied for fourth (288), while Mississippi State (289) and Louisiana Tech (290) are just ahead of UTSA in the 15-team field.
Garrison Lackey shot a 73, the second-best round of the day by a Roadrunner, and he is tied for 35th. Brett Hogan and J.J. Lindsey are tied for 44th after each posted a 74.
Round two will get underway on Saturday with tee times beginning at 9 a.m.