Flurry of birdies of the final 9 holes pushes Mavs to first team co-title since 2011.
Boerne native is among the top 10 finishers after his first two rounds as a Maverick
The Sam Hall Intercollegiate serves as first college event for a pair of freshmen.
A quartet of UTA golfers will compete for the state title this week in Dallas
Under the direction of Stuart Deane, the UTA golf programs made strides in 2016-17.
UTA finishes weather-affected first day at the Sun Belt Men's Golf Championships.
The UTA men's golf team conducted its final practice round prior to the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Championships at Raven Golf Club in Miramar Beach, Fla.
A selection of Sterling Randal photos from the 2017 Sam Hall Intercollegiate in Hattiesburg, Miss.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17): Competed in all but one tournament, 29 rounds, for UTA this season ... A second team all-Sun Belt Conference honoree ... Top team finisher at the 2017 SBC Championship as he earned a tie for 13th (72-72-73, +4), his third-best performance of the year ... Carded a career-best tie for fourth at the Cape Fear National Intercollegiate in March after shooting a +6 222 ... Fired a season-low 69 three times ... Finished at even par twice this season, at season-opening Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational and Jim West Intercollegiate ... Turned in a 2-under 214 at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate in February to earn his second-best finish with a tie for 11th ... Averaged a team-best 73.34 on the season ... Turned in three rounds in the 60's with nine on par or better ... earned Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll honors.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Competed in eight tournaments with four top-20 finishes ... Season-best tie for fifth at Jim West Intercollegiate (212, -4) ... Shot a season-low 69 three times, most recently on the last day of the Sun Belt Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Coronado High School ... Four-year varsity letterman ... First Coronado golfer to win four high school golf tournaments in one season ... Lowest round ever for a Coronado golfer on the Rawls golf course in Lubbock (66) ... 2013-2014 District champion ... All-time District 1-5A low score for a two-day District Championship (10-under-par 134) ... All-time low score for a single round in a District Championship (9-under-par 63) ... Never missed a cut or finished above 21st place during AJGA career ... Nominated for the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame two years in a row (2013-2014) ... All-City Golf MVP 2013-2014 ... Qualified for and played in Callaway Jr. World golf tournament four times ... Took the medalist honors in 2013 for the Frank Redman City Amateur tournament ... 2015 El Paso City Men's Champion.
PERSONAL: Son of Darlene and Butch Gore ... Two sisters, Lauren and Kristi ... Business finance Major ... Enjoys fishing, hunting and playing basketball.
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