Men’s Golf Has Sub‘par’ Season

Men’s Golf Has Sub‘par’ Season

The men’s golf team closed out their fall season on Oct. 22 at the ASC preview where they placed seventh overall. The Comets played four tournaments this season from Sept. 9-Oct. 22 placing sixth, fourth, ninth, and seventh. The average team score for the season was 305.11, with total scores...

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Golf Team ‘Aces’ Season Opener

Golf Team ‘Aces’ Season Opener

Freshman breaks records by winning first tournament, scoring eagle in second  Freshman Karen Alvarez had a strong start to her first collegiate golf season, placing first at the team’s opening tournament before matching a school record with a score of 70 in the second round of another invitational.  Alvarez took...

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Golf shows strong presence at conference

Golf shows strong presence at conference

The women’s golf team played in the American Southwest Conference Championships on April 12-14. The championship was held in Glen Rose, Texas, where the Comets also competed against Mary Hardin-Baylor, Hardin Simmons, Concordia, McMurry, UC Santa Cruz, East Texas Baptist, Howard Payne and Le Tourneau. The team started the tournament...

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Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf

Bad weather leads to rough season opener for women’s golf

The UTD women’s golf team opened the spring season with a second place finish at the Pinecrest Intercollegiate, a two-day event hosted by LeTorneau University. UTD finished at the event, held March 5, with a 36-hole total of 708, 16 shots behind the tournament champion. The event began with a...

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Golf team hopeful for spring semester

Golf team hopeful for spring semester

The golf teams’ fall seasons started and ended positively in anticipation of the upcoming spring term, despite rain hurting performance midway through the fall semester.  The season opened with both teams playing games primarily out of state, though some were canceled because of the weather. The fall session is shorter...

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Women’s golf sets sights on ASC Tournament

Women’s golf sets sights on ASC Tournament

The UTD women’s golf team is preparing for the ASC tournament. The Comets have not won a championship since their first season in 2008. The closest the team has come to a title was in the 2015 ASC Tournament, when they placed fourth. Set to open the 2018 ASC Championship...

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Golf team swings for a better start

Golf team swings for a better start

The women’s golf program started this season with a series of new individual and team records as they work to establish the program as an athletic competitor as well as an academic one. In a school full of American Southwest Conference championship winning programs, the women’s golf team has never...

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Golf in full swing for spring season

Golf in full swing for spring season

A UTD golf player is using her platform as an athlete to draw attention to a cause dear to her as the team completes its 19-week season after the off-season break. Shreena Bhakta, an emerging media and communications freshman, is on the women’s golf team and has played golf for...

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Women’s golf team reaches new heights

Women’s golf team reaches new heights

The women’s golf team posted its four best tournament records in the program’s history this semester. Their fall season ended earlier this month after they placed first in the #DallasStrong Tri-Match. In the first tournament of the fall season, they placed third but broke a record for the program. It...

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Golfer more than a great shot

Golfer more than a great shot

Freshman golfer Gina Brannon is optimistic about her future in golf after making her first hole-in-one during a practice round at the ASC Championship Tournament.  Brannon was 150 yards out from the hole and could not see where the ball landed when everyone around her started cheering.  “I had no...

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