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UTSA to continue busy Spring Break at this weekend's Border Olympics

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SAN ANTONIO — UTSA will continue its busy Spring Break this weekend when it travels to Laredo for the Border Olympics. The two-day tournament begins on Friday and it will be hosted by Houston at Laredo Country Club (par 72/7,125 yards).

The Roadrunners finished 18th in last year’s event behind a 44th-place, four-over-par 220 from sophomore Ryan Werre.

UTSA is coming off a seventh-place tie at the three-day Argent Financial Classic in Choudrant, La. Sophomore Ryan Werre carded his fourth consecutive top-15 finish with a one-over 217 (72-73-72).

What: Border Olympics

When: Friday, March 16 — Saturday, March 17

Where: Laredo Country Club (1415 Country Club Dr., Laredo, Texas 78045)

Format: Friday, March 16 (first and second rounds/8 a.m. shotgun start); Saturday, March 17 (third round/8 a.m. shotgun start)

Tournament Field: Baylor, Central Arkansas, Eastern Michigan, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Lamar, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Mississippi State, Rice, Southern Miss, Stephen F. Austin, Texas State, UTSA, VCU

2011 Team Champion: Arkansas –32 (280-273-279—832)
2011 Individual Champion: Michael Whitehead, Rice –19 (68-67-62—197)

UTSA Lineup
Martin Board, Fr. (Midland, Texas)
· Ranks third on team with a 75.30 stroke average through 20 rounds this season
· Tied for 32nd with a 76-72-74—222 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Carded a 76-72-77—225 to tie for 32nd at the Argent Financial Classic
· Redshirted in 2010-11

Mitchell Griffin, Jr. (Driftwood, Texas)
· Has a 76.90 stroke average through 20 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 76.67 stroke average through 15 rounds in 2011-12
· Tied for 46th with a 74-75-75—224 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Tied for 35th with a 78-76-72—226 at the Argent Financial Classic

Stanton Tondre, Jr. (Castroville, Texas)
· Ranks second on team with a 74.85 stroke average through 20 rounds in 2011-12
· Tied for 24th with a 76-72-73—221 at the Rice Intercollegiate
· Tied for 17th with a 72-71-76—219 at the Lone Star Invitational
· Three-time all-state and all-region and four-time all-district performer at Medina Valley High School

Ryan Werre, So. (Redcliff, Alberta)
· Leads UTSA with a 72.65 stroke average through 20 rounds this season
· Named Southland Conference Player of the Month for February
· Has posted four 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

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