KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC men’s golf team posted an 11th place finish on Saturday afternoon at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa., in the Hawkeye Invitational, finishing at +40, 616 (303-313).
Paul Foulquie paced the Roos in the event, finishing in a tie for 14th at +5. In the opening round, the Frenchman tallied a pair of back nine birdies, on the par-5 No. 15 and the par-4 No. 18, while eagling No. 15 in Saturday’s round two.
Senior Jack Hermeston tied for 35th at +9, notching a single birdie in round one and adding a team-high two birdies in round two.
Francois Lagraulet was the squad’s next highest finisher, placing in a tie for 57th at +14 with his lone birdie of the event coming on the par-4 No. 16, while McCain Schellhardt tied for 60th one shot back at +15. Schellhardt tallied back-to-back birdies on Nos. 1 and 2 in round one and added a third birdie in round two.
Sam Humphreys rounded out the UMKC lineup in a tie for 63rd at +16 after registering a pair of first round birdies.
The Blue & Gold will be back in action again on Apr. 23-25 when they head to Hutchinson, Kan., for the WAC Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club.
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