SANDESTIN, Fla. (4/22/18) – The 66th ranked Arkansas State men’s golf team completed the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Championships Sunday in 11th place after shooting an 18-hole 313 Sunday at the Raven Golf Club.

Arkansas State sits one stroke back from 10th place Louisiana and eight strokes behind ninth place Georgia State heading into the second round.

Senior Tanner Napier led the team with an even par 71 to tie for fourth place among a field of 60 golfers. Napier sits one stroke behind joining a three-way tie for first place in the tournament.

Sophomore Zan Luka Stirn is tied for 33rd place after posting a first-round 78, while junior Jakub Bares and sophomore Matthew Cole are each tied for 55th place after scoring an 82.

Also competing for the Red Wolves, junior Joel Wendin shot an 84 and currently sits in 59th place.

The second round of the Sun Belt Conference Championships will be played on Monday.

ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS

Place, Name (RD 1)

11, Arkansas State (311)

T4, Tanner Napier (71)

T33, Zan Luka Stirn (78)

T55, Jakub Bares (82)

T55, Matthew Cole (82)

59, Joel Wendin (84)