Paul Livengood

Three players to watch

Heading into Texas State's matchup against the Georgia Southern Eagles, here are three pivotal players to watch.

David Mayo, senior linebacker: The first key point for Texas State to pull off the upset is stopping the run. The Georgia Southern Eagles have an FBS-best rushing attack, gaining 404.2 yards per game. Texas State counters with David Mayo, the FBS leader in total tackles.

The performance at the linebacker position has a huge impact on whether or not an offense’s run game is effective. Mayo has to fly around the field and be a force in the trenches if the Bobcats have any chance of slowing down the Eagles’ run game.

Three players to watch

Sports Reporter Paul Livengood provides his three players to watch in Texas State's matchup against New Mexico State, Nov. 1. 

David Mims, junior cornerback: Mims is coming off two consecutive games with an interception. New Mexico State has the fifth-best passing offense in the Sun Belt, racking up 234.4 passing yards per game. Look for Mills to capitalize on the turnover-prone Aggies.

Men's golf finishes fourth at Miramont Invitational

The Texas State men’s golf team tied for fourth place in the Miramont Invitational co-hosted by Rice and Sam Houston State Oct. 13-14 in Bryan, Texas.

The Bobcats shot a 12-over-par 588, which tied them with Sam Houston State, Louisiana and Rice, and finished only one stroke away from third-place Columbia.

Junior Torbjorn Johansen placed 13th overall in the tournament with an even-par 144. Johansen had nine birdies, five bogeys and two double bogeys. He shot a personal season-best even-par 71 in the final round.

“The team played well,” Coach Shane Howell said. “We gave ourselves a shot to win the tournament the last day and couldn’t get it done, unfortunately. Overall, though, I’m pleased with how the team played.”

Women's golf to play in Schooner Fall Classic

The Texas State women's golf team is participating in The Schooner Fall Classic at Belmar Golf Club, Oct- 4-6.

The team placed 15th in last year’s event, finishing with a 63-over-par-904.

“We know the golf course a little bit better,” Coach there is some course management, and there is a drivable par 4 there,” Coach Mike Akers said. “The cold front came through last year, the north wind started blowing, and it was really hard to manage. We are excited to get back there and play better.”

As one of the top performers on the team at last year’s Schooner Fall Classic, Maty Monzingo, sophomore, is working diligently to improve her performance.

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