DALLAS – Finishing just three strokes off the lead, St. Mary’s senior men’s golfer Jeff Rein placed third at the Dallas Baptist University Invitational on Tuesday.

Rein carded a 70 in the third and final round, giving him a total of 208 to tie for third individually.

The San Antonio native, who graduated from Central Catholic High School, fueled St. Mary’s to an eighth-place finish as a team. The Rattlers shot 875.

Sam Jernigan (Jr., San Antonio) shot 224 following Tuesday’s 75, while teammate Shawn Bennett (Fr., Marion, Texas) shot up the list to tie Jernigan for 54th place after carding a 70 in the final round.

Matt Vela (Sr., San Antonio) and Chris Becker (Jr., San Antonio) each shot 228 for the tournament.

Abilene Christian won the tournament by shooting 842 as a team, while ACU’s Alex Carpenter won the individual title at 205.

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