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Houston-Victoria to Appear on Golf Channel

July 08, 2014
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By Paul Ebner, Sports Information Specialist, UHV

VICTORIA, Texas -- The University of Houston-Victoria men’s golf team won the NAIA Division and Heather Shake represented the UHV women’s team with an individual championship in the Women’s Division in May at the 28th annual PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championships.

UHV fans will have an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Jaguars at the event when the Golf Channel airs an hour-long special on the 2014 event on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The show will feature highlights and interviews from this year’s event played May 9-11 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Fans will also have a chance to catch a re-airing of the program on Tuesday, July 22 at 1 p.m. and again on Monday, August 11 at 1 p.m.

The UHV men took the top five individual places in the NAIA division with Steven Jones winning individual honors with a 218. Vance Edwards followed with a 222, while William Dawson-Hicks added a 225, Nick Ver Elst a 234 and William “Jake” Truss a 235. The Jaguars posted a team score of 894.

The UHV women finished third in the 54-hole with a 945. Bethune-Cookman won the women’s team title with a 908, while Chicago State University was second at 914.

Heather Shake claimed top individual honors with a 222, while Rebecca Benchot and Haley Harris posted scores of 240, Brooke Brasseaux a 243 and Caitlin Swisher a 254.,

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The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to approximately 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery and Gonzales counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.