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Houston won its third straight tournament of the season – and its fourth overall – at the Border Olympics on March 15.
The Cougars were nine shots back of Oklahoma entering the final round at Laredo (Texas) Country Club, but shot 8-under 280 in the final round for a one-shot victory. The team shot 6-under 858 total at the par-72, 7,375-yard course.
Oklahoma finished in second. Baylor finished in third with a three-round total of 1-under 863. Louisiana-Monroe finished in fourth at 15 over and Texas-San Antonio placed fifth at 19 over.
Also, for the third tournament in a row, Roman Robledo snatched the individual title. Robledo was three shots back heading into Saturday’s round and shot 2-under 70 for a two-shot win. He finished at 7-under 209.
Baylor’s Jerry Ruiz finished in second at 5-under 211 and Oklahoma’s Michael Gellerman finished in third at 4 under.