ZIONSVILLE, IN. (9/8/17) – The Arkansas State men’s golf team shot a combined score of 288 after the first round of competition at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate to place in a tie for second place among 16 teams.

The Red Wolves finished the day four shots behind tournament leader Kentucky, who fired a team score of 284 to finish at even-par. North Carolina State is in a tie for second-place with A-State with a four-over-par 288. Miami (OH) is in fourth place with a six-over-par 290, while Central Florida rounds the top-5 with an eight-over-par 290.

Arkansas State sophomore Zan Luka Stirn paced the team with a 1-under-par 70 to place a in a seven-way tie for second place on the individual leaderboard. Junior Joel Wendin also placed in the top-10 after an opening round score of even-par 70 to place in a tie for ninth place. Trent Jones ended his day for A-State with a 2-over-par 73, while Tanner Napier fired a 3-over-par 74.

The Wolf Run Intercollegiate will continue with second round Saturday afternoon, with the final round set to take place Sunday.

ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS Place, Name (RD 1—TOTAL) 1, Arkansas State (288—288) T2, Zan Luka Stirn (70—70) T9, Joel Wendin (71—71) T19, Trent Jones (73—73) T23, Tanner Napier  (74—74) T70, Andrew Huesman (80—80)