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SAN ANTONIO — UTSA will travel to the Bayou State for the second consecutive week to participate at the Argent Financial Classic. The three-day tournament gets underway on Sunday at Squire Creek Country Club (7,105 yards/par 72) in Choudrant, La.

The Roadrunners will join eight other teams at the 54-hole event, which is slated to tee off at 8 a.m. all three days.

UTSA is coming off a 13th-place finish at the 27th annual Louisiana Classics last Tuesday in Lafayette, La. Southland Conference Player of the Month Ryan Werre posted his second consecutive top-10 finish with his two-under-par 214 to lead the Roadrunners.

What: Argent Financial Classic

When: Sunday, March 11 – Tuesday, March 13

Where: Squire Creek Country Club (289 Squire Creek Pkwy, Choudrant, La. 71227)

Format: 18 holes with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. on all three days

Tournament Field: Jacksonville State, Louisiana Tech, LSU, Middle Tennessee, Missouri State, Rice, Southern Mississippi, UALR, UTSA

Live Scoring:

2011 Team Champion: Middle Tennessee State +4 (278-300-290—868)
2011 Individual Champion: Hunter Green –3 (213=70-73-70)

UTSA Lineup
Ryan Werre, So. (Redcliff, Alberta)
· Leads UTSA with a 72.71 stroke average through 17 rounds this season
· Named Southland Conference Player of the Month for February
· Has posted three straight top-15 finishes, two in the top 10
· Tied for fourth at Rice Intercollegiate with a three-under 213
· 2011 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year and third-team all-league selection

Stanton Tondre, Jr. (Castroville, Texas)
· Ranks second on team with a 74.76 stroke average through 17 rounds in 2011-12
· Tied for 24th with a 76-72-73—221 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference selection at Odessa College
· Three-time all-state and all-region and four-time all-district performer at Medina Valley High School

Martin Board, Fr. (Midland, Texas)
· Ranks third on team with a 75.71 stroke average through 17 rounds in 2011-12
· Tied for 32nd with a 76-72-74—222 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Redshirted in 2010-11
· 2010 District 2-5A Player of the Year

Mitchell Griffin, Jr. (Driftwood, Texas)
· Has a 76.59 stroke average through 17 rounds in 2011-12
· Tied for 32nd with a 74-76-72—222 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Tied for 36th at the UTA/Waterchase Invitational last September
· Had a pair of top-25 finishes as a sophomore

Taylor Koser, Jr. (Rice Lake, Wisc.)
· Has a 77.00 stroke average through 12 rounds in 2011-12
· Placed 46th (74-75-75—224) at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Finished 13th (78-75—153) at the St. Edward’s Championship last spring

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