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MEN'S GOLF: Porter Gains Top-10 Finish

Published On: Oct 29 2013 04:48:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 29 2013 04:48:50 PM CDT
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THE COLONY, Texas -

Junior Matt Porter (Seymour, Texas) placed ninth in the final individual standings at The Classic at The Tribute tournament (hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce), which wrapped up with 18 holes on Tuesday (Oct. 29). The War Hawks finished 10th out of 15 teams.

Porter carded his second-consecutive two-under-par round of 70 in Tuesday’s final 18 holes, giving him a 140 for the event and another top-10 finish for his career. Only seven players had a lower score than Porter on Day 2 of the tourney.

Sophomore Mitchel Fagan – who also shot a 70 in Monday’s first round – turned in a 75 on Tuesday to close out his round with an aggregate 145 and a tie for 25th place.

Jansen McBride was McMurry’s third finisher with a 36-hole total of 148, tying him for 38th place. Seth Abbott bounced back from a 78 on Monday to post a 74 on Day 2 and 152 for the tournament (tie for 59th). Curtis Stanley had back-to-back 81's.

Information provided by McMurry athletics department.