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MSU Roundup: Brenna Moore Finishes Fourth

Midwestern State placed four players in the top 11 as the Mustangs finished second at the Northeastern State Golf Classic at the Cherry Springs Golf Club.

The Mustangs posted a 296 for the round to finish 11 strokes behind tournament host Northeastern State at 597. The two were well ahead of the third place tie of Arkansas Tech and Arkansas-Fort Smith at 641.
 
The Mustangs have placed first and second in their first two events this season.
 
Freshman Brenna Moore of Burkburnett led the Mustangs charge with a fourth place individual finish. Moore shot a three-over 75 on Tuesday for a tournament score of five-over 149.
 
Junior Taylor Klutts of Callisburg fired an even-par 72 to place sixth at seven-over 151, and junior Lindsay Burkhart of Grapevine ripped a one-over 73 to move into eighth at nine-over 153.
 
Junior Kendra Whittley of Callisburg posted a five-over 76 for 11th at 155, while junior Lauren Romines of Callisburg added a 76 to chalk up a 160 and make the top 20 in 18th.
 
Midwestern is back in action in two weeks at the Central Oklahoma Bronco Classic at the Lincoln Park Golf Course in Oklahoma City on Oct. 3-4.

Men's Golf: Mustangs finish sixth at Dornick Hills Classic

The Midwestern State Mustangs fell back two spots in the final round of the Dornick Hills Classic to finish the tournament in sixth place on Tuesday.
 
After shooting the best score in the second round on Monday, the Mustangs reverted and tallied a 307 in the final round to finish at 604.
 
Central Oklahoma won the event with an 858, while Abilene Christian was second at 884 and St. Edward's was third at 886.
 
"We were not very good off the tee," said MSU Coach Jeff Ray. "We didn't hit the fairways and it cost us."
 
Freshman Derek Oland of McKinney, playing in his first collegiate tournament, led the Mustangs with a 17th place individual finish. Oland carded a 75 on Tuesday to finish with a 224. Archer City junior Sam Smith also posted a 75 and made the top 20 two strokes back at 226.
 
"Derek had a solid tournament," Ray said. "He did well for his first outing in college."
 
The rest of the Mustangs ended the tournament tied at 231 as junior Raine Copeland of Carrollton recorded a 78 and senior Brett Perry of Edgewood added a 79. Highland Village sophomore Jeremy LeGuen ballooned with an 84 in the final round to join the pair after sitting in the individual top 10 after the second round.
 
Individually, UCO's Andrew Green fired an even-par 70 to win the tournament at one-under-par 209. West Texas A&M's Ben Hargis was three strokes back at two-over 212 and UCO's Dillon Rust added a two-under 68 to finish in third at 213.
 
The men won't be in action again until Oct. 17-18 when they visit Jefferson City, Mo., for the Missouri Golf Association Regional Preview.

Volleyball: Mustangs drop fourth straight at #17 West Texas A&M

No. 17 West Texas A&M proved too much for Midwestern State here Tuesday night as the Lady Buffs rolled to a 25-15, 25-14, 28-26 Lone Star Conference win.
 
The loss was the fourth straight for the Mustangs, who fell to 6-5 on the season and 2-4 in LSC play, while WT improved to 11-1 and 5-1.
 
Led by sophomore outside hitters Ashley Davis (12 kills, 3 errors) and Halie Horton (10 kills, 2 errors), as the Lady Buffs combined for 29 kills and six errors in convincing wins over the opening two sets.
 
MSU battled back in the third set, but was unable to put away any of its three set points at 24-22 or 25-24 to stretch the match even with the strong play of sophomore middle blocker Caitlin Wallace, who put down four kills without an error in the frame.
 
But the Lady Buffs' strong net play allowed WT to finish off the match culminating in a solo block by Erika Dupree. West Texas A&M combined for 11 total blocks frustrating the Mustangs into 24 attack errors and a .064 team attack percentage.
 
Wallace paced Midwestern with seven kills while senior middle blocker Miranda Byrd added five kills and four total blocks and senior outside hitter Hillary White had five kills, six digs and three blocks.
 
Senior libero Kiara Jordan paced the Mustangs' back row efforts with 19 digs.
 
Midwestern State returns to action Saturday afternoon when the Mustangs play host to Tarleton State in an LSC contest at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. First serve is set for 2 p.m.
 
 
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