October 13, 2009
San Antonio – Sam Jernigan finished second overall individually to lead the St. Mary’s University men’s golf team to a second place finish at the Alamo City Classic, Tuesday afternoon at the River Crossing Golf Club. Ursula Perez finished fourth individually as the Rattler women tied for second in the women’s Alamo City Classic, also played on Tuesday.
Jernigan (So., San Antonio) followed up his opening round 69 with a second round 71 to finish four-under par from the tournament. His 140 tied Ryan Barry of Trinity University and Vince Cavazos of the University of Texas at Brownsville for the title. Barry won medalist honors in a playoff.
Jeff Rein (Jr., San Antonio) and Tim Paiz (Fr., San Antonio) finished tied for ninth overall with identical 148s. Matt Vela (Jr., San Antonio) recovered from a poor first round to finish 11th overall with a 149, while James Grant (Sr., San Antonio) was 29th overall.
Trinity University took the team title, firing a two-round total of 576 (284-292) to finish at even par. The Rattlers took second play, seven strokes back at 583 (286-297). The University of Texas at Brownsville finished third with a 588 (289-299).
With their finish at the Alamo City Classic, the Rattlers completed play for the fall season. The Rattlers spring schedule will be announced soon.
Perez (Jr., San Antonio) shot a two-round total of 159 (79-80) to finish eight strokes behind Kristen Davenport of Southwestern University, who took medalist honors with a 151. Alejandra Cantu (So., Mission) placed seventh overall with a score of 162, Jenna Wessels (Sr., Katy) was ninth with a 166, Camile Ferguson (Fr., Newcastle, Calif.) was 20th with a 177 and Erika Patterson (So., San Antonio) was 22nd with a 179.
Southwestern University won the team title for the women, finishing with a two-round total of 642 (315-327). St. Mary’s and McMurry University tied for second with identical totals of 664. The University of Texas at Brownsville finished fourth with a total of 700.
With their finish at the Alamo City Classic, the Rattler women finished the fall season. St. Mary’s will return to action in February when they host the Lady Rattler Roundup at The Dominion Country Club.