GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Brent Grant placed first to lead No. 24 BYU-Hawaii men's golf to its first ever tournament victory at the Mustang Intercollegiate on Tuesday at the Palm Valley Golf Club.
The Seasiders finished 2 under par for the day to finish 19 under for the tournament. No. 18 University of Colorado-Colorado Springs started the day in the lead, but fell to second place after shooting 4 over in the final 18 holes, while No. 28 Dominican held strong at third with a 3-over 291.
Grant started fast with a birdie on his first hole and finished 2 under on the front nine. He added a birdie on the 10th hole to move to 3 under and finished with eight consecutive pars. Grant tied with No. 20 Chris Crisologo of Simon Fraser who capped off his day with an eagle at the fifth hole to move 5 under on the day.
Holding a two stroke lead going into the final holes, Dalton Stanger and Inoka Kahawaii each birdied on 18 to give BYU-Hawaii some breathing room heading into the clubhouse. Stanger finished even for the tournament to place 24th, while Kahawaii finished 4 under to tie for 12th.
Nicolas Herrera added his second consecutive round at 1 under on the back of three birdies. Herrera tied for 30th in the field of 100 golfers at 1 over par. Alex Stulce rounded out the field for the Seasiders with a 4-over 76 to tie for 68th.
BYU-Hawaii will return to the islands for the Hawaii Challenge beginning Friday at Waikoloa Kings Golf Club in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Final results can be found here.