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Wildcats' golf team takes second at Harold Funston Invitational

Published On: Oct 08 2013 10:58:44 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas -

Led by junior Corbin Renner's fourth-place individual finish, the Abilene Christian golf team Tuesday placed second at the Sam Houston State Harold Funston Invitational.

This week's even was hosted by the par-71, 6,943-yard Raven Nest Golf Course.

Renner yesterday fired a two-round total of 138 as he followed a first-round 71 with a 4-under-par-67. But today he shot a third-round 72 to finish six strokes behind winner Zach Cabra of SHSU at 3-under-210. Cabra (9-under-204) was followed in the standings by teammate Albert Miner (6-under-207) and Scott Newell of Oral Roberts (5-under-208).

Houston's Matt Scobie, competing as an individual, rounded-out the top 5 with a 2-under-2011.

The one-two finish of Cabra and Miner allowed the Bearkats to run away with the team title at 7-under-845 as SHSU was the only school out of eight to finish under par. ACU (17-over-869) earned runner-up honors over Oral Roberts by three strokes (20-over-872). Stephen F. Austin was fourth (21-over-873) and Tyler Junior College placed fifth (23-over-875).

After Renner's 210, ACU's individuals were Kyle Kennedy (11th place 73-69-74-216), Kyle Karnei (tied for 20th at 73-74-74-221) Trey Sullivan (tied for 24th at 76-70-76-222) and Luke Carpenter (45th at 79-81-77-237).

The Wildcats return to action next week for The Territory Classic in Duncan, Okla. This will be ACU's final tournament of the fall season.

Information for this story provided by ACU Athletics.