TULSA, Okla. (9/25/17) – The Arkansas State women’s golf team shot a combined 606 Monday at the Mark Allen ORU Shootout, ending the two-day tournament’s opening two rounds in fourth place among 17 teams.
The Red Wolves ended the first round in second place after posting a 299, but dropped two places in the standings after tacking eight strokes onto that total for the second 18 holes. A-State is just two strokes behind third-place UTEP, trails second-place Lamar by three and is within six strokes of leader Oral Roberts.
Arkansas State was led by three players ending the day among the top-20 individual leaders, including Beth Ann Compton in a tie for eighth place. The junior carded a 74 and 73 for the first and second rounds, respectively, giving her a 36-hole 147.
Following Compton for the Red Wolves, Emma Miller began play with a 74 and followed with a 77, placing her tied for 15th with a combined 151. Sarah Childers is currently tied for 19th place with a 152, which included a first-round 75 and second-round 77.
Also competing for the Red Wolves, Aracelly Jimenez Rios is tied 49th place with a 157 (76-81) and Grayson Gladden tied for 62nd with a 159 (79-80). Maria Jose Atristain Vega is playing as an individual and is tied for 55th place with a 159 (76-83).
The ORU Shootout will conclude Tuesday with the third-and-final round.
ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS
Place, Name (RD 1-RD 2—Total)
4, Arkansas State (299-307—606)
T8, Beth Ann Compton (74-73—147)
T15, Emma Miller (74-77—151)
T19, Sarah Childers (75-77—152)
T49, Aracelly Jimenez Rios (76-81—157)
T55, *Maria Jose Atristain Vega (76-83—159)
T62, Grayson Gladden (79-80—159)