Santa Clara takes National Invitational; Voke and Morantes share Medalist Honors
Nick Voke (Courtesy Athletics Communications)
Nick Voke (Courtesy Athletics Communications)

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Santa Clara held off a late-charging New Mexico squad to capture their first victory of the season at the National Invitational.

The Broncos fired a final-round 281 (7-under) to turn in three straight rounds under par and an 18-under par total. New Mexico also played well in the final round with a 280 (8-under) but fell six shots short of Santa Clara's mark.

Hayden Shieh played a major role in Santa Clara's success, opening with a course-record 62 to jumpstart his team. He followed it up with two rounds of 72 for a solo third place finish.

The medalist honor was shared by Iowa State's Nick Voke and New Mexico's Gustavo Morantes who each finished which a total score of 205 (11-under). Voke's performance was highlighted by a second round 65 which led him to his third win of his career.

ABOUT THE National Invitational Tournament

54 hole men's college tournament hosted by the University of Arizona. Team (best four scores of five players each day) and individual competitions.

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