HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla.-Parker Mitas stared down the hole. In what could be defined as the biggest tournament of his young collegiate career, the freshman’s bid to reach round three at the NCAA tournament came down to a single playoff hole against Gustavus Adolphus’ Jacob Pederson. And he proved that his remarkable poise was very much a strength, coming up clutch, as the last player on UMHB’s five-man team with an opportunity to advance to Thursday’s action.
GRANBURY, Texas- It did not seem like the race for the ASC men’s golf individual title could get any closer as the back nine of Sunday’s round three approached. And then it did. UMHB’s Andrew Baucum and Concordia’s Ben Constancio were tied through 18 holes, forcing a sudden-death playoff between the tournament’s two leaders. It took just one hole to decide the champion, as Baucum recorded a par to defeat Constancio, and claim his first ASC individual crown.
BELTON, Texas- 2021 saw a number of incredible achievements in UMHB athletics, from conference titles, to win streaks, to individual performances. In this year in review, we attempted to capture a snapshot of some of the notable numbers that defined 2021 for the Cru, as well as some of the memorable quotes and moments following 2021’s key victories.
GRANBURY, Texas- For the majority of the UMHB men’s golf team, Tuesday’s victory at the ASC preview marked the midpoint of the 2021-22 season. But for senior Kaden Treybig, the tournament had a slightly different feel to it.
After all, Treybig was not getting ready to cap off his fall season when he teed off Tuesday morning. He was preparing to begin the final round of his collegiate career.
GRANBURY, Texas- Coming off an ASC title and a national championship appearance, expectations were high for the UMHB men’s golf team entering the 2021 fall slate.
The Cru returned three from its five player lineup who competed at the national championship in May and earned the program’s eighth conference title in the spring.
Head coach Jordan Cox’s squad delivered on those expectations through six tournaments in the fall, winning four of them, including the ASC preview on Tuesday afternoon.
The Cru, in second place after day one, shot a -7 on Tuesday to win the tournament by 21 strokes. Five Crusaders tallied Top-10 finishes, including Harrison Jaeger and Andrew Baucum, who tied individually for first with a -5 (139) after 18 holes.
The tie in the top spot led to a playoff hole, which…
Above photo provided by the UMHB Athletics Department GLADEWATER,Texas- Neither the UMHB men’s or women’s golf team had trouble defending its day one lead over