UHV’s Morant, Paton named A.i.i. all-conference

VICTORIA, Texas — University of Houston-Victoria sophomore Ryan Morant and freshmen Will Paton were named to the Association of Independent Institutions all-conference men’s golf team on Friday.

The A.i.i. couldn’t award a men’s golf team champion this season, but league officials wanted to recognize players for their excellent spring performances and Friday announced an all-conference and Champions of Character team.

Named to the Champions of Character team for UHV was freshman Max Schliesing.

Morant led the Jaguars with a 73.27 scoring average in five events this past year. He turned in top-10 finished in four of the five events with his best finish coming at the UHV Fall Classic where he tied for second with a 2-under par 69.

In his two spring events he finished third at the UHV Claud Jacobs and tied for sixth at the San Antonio Shootout.

Paton compiled a 76.27 scoring average in five events in his first year with the Jaguars. He had one top-10 finish and two top-20 finishes.

His best finish came at the Temple Junior College Intercollegiate where he tied for second with a 2-under par 142 (73-69).


Courtesy: University of Houston-Victoria Athletics