OU golf finishes third, OSU fourth in separate tournaments
OU golf finishes third in National Invitational
The Oklahoma men’s golf team finished third at the National Invitational Tournament in Tuscon, Arizona on Tuesday.
The two-day, 54-hole event was held at the par-72, 7,200-yard Catalina Course at the OMNI Tucson National.
No. 4 Arizona State won the team title by 21 strokes, earning the victory with a three-round 814 (-50). No. 5 USC took second place at 835 (-29).
Oklahoma posted a 836 (-28), Junior Garett Reband was the Sooners' highest individual scorer, finishing seventh.
OSU places fourth but Wolff wins individual title
Oklahoma State's men’s golf team finished fourth in the Valspar Collegiate at Floridian National Golf Club after finishing with a 14-under total of 838.
Due to the threat of inclement weather in the forecast, the field attempted to complete 36 holes on Monday at the par-71, 7,114-yard layout. However, two teams had to return to the course Tuesday morning to finish their rounds.
OSU posted a 275 total during its two rounds on Monday. Wake Forest won the event at 827, while Auburn was second at 833 and South Carolina was third at 837.
The Cowboys' Matthew Wolff extended the squad’s string of individual victories. The sophomore posted rounds of 66 and 68 on Monday to finish at 14-under 199 and a stroke ahead of the field.
Wolff’s victory was his fifth this season, setting a program single-season mark.
Energy FC players to compete for national teams
Three Energy FC players were called up to their respective national teams this week: goalkeeper Cody Laurendi, forward Cordell Cato and defender Mekeil Williams.
Laurendi will depart for Puerto Rico for their Concacaf Nation’s League match at home against Grenada on Sunday and miss Energy FC’s upcoming USL Championship match at Sacramento Republic FC that day.
Cato and Williams will play with the Soca Warriors, the Trinidad and Tobago national team, against Wales on Wednesday at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham, north Wales.
Cornerback recruit no longer committed to OU
Three-star cornerback prospect Jalen Huff, who had been committed to Oklahoma since November, on Tuesday announced his decision on Twitter to re-open his recruitment.
Huff said his decision was due to the shakeup on Oklahoma's defensive staff.
Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and cornerbacks coach Roy Manning came aboard after Huff's initial commitment. Huff was close with former defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks, who left after the season to take a similar job at Texas Tech.