UTSA men’s golf rises to seventh place at Trinity Forest Invitational

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor

After back-to-back out-of-state meets, the UTSA men’s golf team participated in the Trinity Forest Invitational  Oct. 2 through Oct. 4. The Roadrunners finished seventh out of 17 teams, including a pair of top-15 finishes from Christian Fanfelle and David Harrison.  

After finishing in 11th place on Sunday, Oct. 2, UTSA jumped four spots to seventh place on the second day of the invitational. The ‘Runners were a 4-under-par 284, with Fanfelle tying at fourth place overall. Harrison jumped to 19th place, helping UTSA rise in the team standings.  

Fanfelle finished with a 9-under-par 207 (68-70-69), earning him fifth overall. Harrison jumped six spots, tying for 13th place with a score of 5-under-par 211 (72-71-68). Jack Wehman was the third-highest finisher for the ‘Runners, tying for 54th overall with a 4-over-par 220 (77-72-71). Brayden Bare made his debut for UTSA, finishing a shot behind Wehman, landing him 61st overall. Bare earned a score of 5-over 221 (73-71-77). The fifth and final participant for the Roadrunners was Carson Gallaher, who finished 90th overall with a 17-over 233 (77-78-78).  

Fanfelle’s score of 207 is the top score on a 54-hole course in his career and is the fifth-best in program history. Fanfelle also notched four birdies, while Harrison finished with five birdies and an eagle. Nathan Petronzio from Southern Methodist University won the invitational with a score of 13-under-par 203 (68-67-68), just four shots ahead of Fanfelle. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock took home the team title with a score of 833. UTSA finished ahead of all Conference USA participants, including North Texas, Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech and Florida Atlantic.  

The men’s golf team will be back in action at The Clerico in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Oct. 24-25.