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Men's Golf: LeTourneau begins spring portion of schedule

LONGVIEW, February 18, 2014--The LeTourneau University men’s golf team is in 10th place after shooting a 342 in Monday’s opening round of the 2014 Linda Lowery Invitational at Falconhead Golf Club in Austin, hosted by Concordia University.

The YellowJackets, who are playing in their first tournament of the spring, shot a first round 342. The top individual for LeTourneau is junior Will Park, who shot a 78 – just two strokes off his best round of the season - and is tied for 14th overall. Zach Oliver of Schreiner leads the individual race with a one-under 71 and host Concordia holds a two-stroke lead in the team race with a 304.

The rest of the LeTourneau lineup includes freshman Nathan Kleoppel (t-39th, 84), freshman Blake Smith (52nd, 89), sophomore Jacob Soerens (t-53rd, 91) and freshman Austin Gray (t-57th, 92). The YellowJackets and the field will return to the course on Tuesday, for an 8:30 a.m., shotgun start.

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