MAUMELLE, Ark. (03/27/18) – The Arkansas State women’s golf team carded a three-round 915 Tuesday at the Little Rock/A-State Invitational to finish in sixth place at the Maumelle Country Club.

A-State recorded a third-round 315 to end the tournament ahead of UT-Arlington, Stephen F. Austin, Evansville, and Alcorn State among the ten team field, while finishing nine strokes behind fifth-place Little Rock.

The Red Wolves finished with a season-high seven players within the top-25 individual players among a field of 56 participants. Junior Beth Ann Compton, competing as part of the Red Wolves’ five-player lineup, and senior Emma Miller, who participated as an individual, led the team.

Both players tied for 13th place with a three-round total of 225 after Compton carded a final-round 77, and Miller posted a third-round 75.

Sophomore Grayson Gladden ended the tournament tied for 16th place with a 226 after posting a 77 in the final round. Senior Sarah Childers carded an 83 in the third round to finish the tournament with a 231 and tie for 22nd place.

Freshman Maria Jose Atristain Vega, sophomore Marisa Marquez, and senior Kirsten Garner competed as individuals and all three finished among the top-25 individually. Atristain Vega ended the tournament with a third-round 80 to card a 231 total and tie for 22nd place, while Marquez and Garner carded a 75 and 76, respectfully, in the third round to tie for 25th place with a three-round total of 232.

Also competing as part of the Red Wolves five-player lineup, junior Aracelly Jimenez Rios tied for 33rd place with a third-round 79 to give her a 234 for the tournament, while sophomore Monica Lieving tied for 49th after posting a third-round 82 and a 244 for the tournament.

The Arkansas State women’s golf team will return to action April 6-7, at the Jan Weaver Murray State Invitational.

Place, Name (RD1-RD2-RD3---Total)
6, Arkansas State (311-289-315---915)
T13, Beth Ann Compton (79-69-77---225)
T13, Emma Miller (78-72-75---225)
T16, Grayson Gladden (78-71-77---226)
T22, Sarah Childers(74-74-83—231)
T22, Maria Jose Atristain Vega (76-75-80—231)
T25, Marisa Marquez (75-82-75---232)
T25, Kirsten Garner (79-77-76---232)
T33, Aracelly Jimenez Rios (80-75-79—234)
T49, Monica Lieving (84-78-82---244)