Paul McConnell, a UT-Arlington golfer, fired a 70 in today’s final round to clinch a one-stroke victory in the men’s division of the 2010 Collegiate Players Tour National Championship event at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless.
McConnell, who posted a 54-hole total of 211, edged a foursome of golfers at 212: Andrew Green, Julio Vegas, Hunter Brown and Taylor Artman.
Irving resident Jacey Chun closed with a 75 to seal an eight-stroke victory in the women’s division. Chun, who finished with a 211 total, outdistanced Sam Houston State’s Stefanie Page-Fields (219) and North Texas’ Kelsey Kipp (221).
_ Jimmy Burch