Big 12 Match Play: Texas takes down Baylor in the Championship Match
Texas Men's Golf Team (Texas Athletics Photo)
Texas won the Big 12 Match Play Championship at The Clubs at Houston Oaks in Hockley, Tex.
The Longhorns defeated Baylor 4-1 in the Championship match. This is the second win in the event by Texas in its five-year history. Ludvig Aberg and Texas Tech won the event last season.
In the championship match against Baylor, Nathan Petronzio posted a 5&4 win against Trey Bosco, and Christiaan Maas recorded a 5&3 victory over Luke Dossey. Jacob Sosa clinched the overall team victory with a 2&1 win against Davis Ovard, and Brian Stark added a 1-up victory over Johnny Keefer.
During the three-day event, the Longhorns registered an overall record of 4-1, with the only setback coming in a 4-2 defeat to No. 19 Oklahoma in an exhibition match. Texas claimed a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati on Monday morning and a 3.5-1.5 win against K-State on Tuesday morning in pool play.
The Longhorns posted a 3.5-1.5 victory over Oklahoma State in the bracket semifinals on Tuesday afternoon before concluding their run with a win against Baylor in the championship match on Wednesday.
Petronzio and Stark led the way individually during the tournament, as both posted 4-1 match-play records. Sosa also added a 3-1-1 mark on the week.View results for Big 12 Match Play Championship
ABOUT THE Big 12 Match Play Championship
College match play tournament, with each team match
consisting of six individual matches. A player match win
is worth 1 point, and a tie is worth 1/2, and the
team is the one with the most points in the six player
matches. Pool play determines the match play final.
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