CARROLLTON, Texas (10/8/19) – The Arkansas State men’s golf team claimed a top-five finish at the Maridoe Intercollegiate after shooting a third-round 309 (+21) to claim fifth place Tuesday at Maridoe Golf Club.
Three top-25 ranked squads from the Bushnell Coaches Poll were in the field with No. 18 SMU taking top team honors with a total of 882 (+18). No. 11 Texas A&M finished tied for second with a total of 906 (+42) while No. 8 Washington finished eighth at 914 (+50). A-State finished fifth at 909 (+45), one stroke behind host North Texas and one stroke ahead of both New Mexico and Little Rock.
Senior Julien Sale paced A-State as he finished tied for eighth with a total of 223 (+7). Sophomore Luka Naglic tied for 18th place totaling 227 (+11) with sophomore Jack Madden one stroke behind (+12) for a tie for 20th place. Senior Zan Luka Stirn posted a total of 235 (+19) to place 48th and freshman Adam Thorp placed tied for 52nd with a score of 237 (+21).
The Red Wolves return to Jonesboro to host the annual Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate that will begin with two rounds played on Monday, Oct. 14, at RidgePointe Country Club. For the latest on A-State men’s golf, follow on Twitter (@AStateMGolf), Facebook (/AStateGolf) and Instagram (astatemensgolf).
Maridoe Intercollegiate | Maridoe GC | Carrollton, Texas
5. Arkansas State | 297-303-309=909 (+45)
T8. Julien Sale | 70-77-76=223 (+7)
T18. Luka Naglic | 72-76-79=227 (+11)
T20. Jack Madden | 81-74-73=228 (+12)
48. Zan Luka Stirn | 78-76-81=235 (+19)
T52. Adam Thorp | 77-78-82=237 (+21)