KENNESAW, Ga. (10/24/16) – The Arkansas State men’s golf team shot a combined 589 Monday at the Pinetree Intercollegiate to complete the 54-hole tournament’s opening two rounds in fourth place among 11 teams.

The Red Wolves recorded a first-round 301 to place it tied for sixth, but cut 13 strokes off that total in the second round as they climbed two places in the standings.  A-State ended the day six strokes behind third-place Central Arkansas and within seven of host-school Kennesaw State.  Iowa State posted a combined 580 to finish the tourney’s initial day atop the leaderboard.

A-State was led by three players who finished the first two rounds with a top-20 score, including Tanner Napier in a tie for second place with a 140 (73-67), Andrew Huseman in a tie for fifth place with a 144 (73-71) and Joel Wendin in a tie for 19th with a 149 (77-72).

Also competing for the Red Wolves, Patrik Jericha is tied for 38th place with a 155 (79-76), Zan Luka Stirn is tied for 42nd with a 156 (78-78) and Matthew Cole tied for 47th with a 158 (79-79).  Jericha is competing as an individual.

The Pinetree Intercollegiate’s third-and-final round will be played Tuesday.

ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS

Place, Name (RD 1-RD 2—Total)

4, Arkansas State (301-288—589)

T2, Tanner Napier (73-67—140)

T5, Andrew Huseman (73-71—144)

T19, Joel Wendin (77-72—149)

T38, *Patrik Jericha (79-76—155)

T42, Zan Luka Stirn (78-78—156)

T47, Matthew Cole (79-79—158)

*Competing as an individual