UAPB Golf Finished Second at the BCGCA Houston National Tournament

Joshua McCray

Houston, TX. –  The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff golf team placed second at the Black College Golf Coaches Association (BCGCA) Houston National Invitational, after finishing 31-over 895 (295-295-305), two strokes from bringing home the championship trophy.

Junior Joshua McCray was named the top induvial medalist in the tournament in a field of over 100 golfers.

“I’m honored to receive an award like this,” said McCray. “Playing against some of the best competitors in this tournament will help us down the stretch as we get ready to play for a conference championship.”

The Golden Lions had four golfers finished in the top eight, led by McCray, who erupted 1-over 217 (72-74-71). Junior Grayson Martin placed fifth, shooting 6-over 222 (70-75-77) to round out the top-five.

Sophomore Jamie Moliner and Patrick Mwendapole finish tied for eighth, finishing 12 over 228 (81-71-76) and 228 (72-75-81).

Sophomore Kohlin Hickstied for 17th, finishing 19-over 235 (80-76-79), and Freshman Jared Charbonneau placed 23rd, finishing 31-over 247 (86-77-84).

The Golden Lions returns to action at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate Invitational in Nashville, TN. Hosted by Tennessee State, the tournament will run from Sunday April 10 through Tuesday April 12 at the Old Hickory Country Club.