TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (2/24/18) – The Arkansas State men’s golf team, led by junior Jakub Bares, posted a combined 572 to place it fourth among 14 teams during the opening two rounds of the Seminole Intercollegiate Saturday at the Golden Eagle Country Club.

The 68th-ranked Red Wolves currently sit just six strokes back from third-place James Madison, which carded a 566, and are within seven strokes of second-place Jacksonville, which carded a 565 through the first 36 holes. Ranked No. 20 in the nation, Florida State leads the field with a 557.

Bares led the team after posting consecutive rounds under par and tying for sixth place overall with a 140, which included a 69 and 71 for the first and second rounds, respectively.

A-State finished the first day of the tournament with two other players among the top-25 in senior Tanner Napier and junior Joel Wendin. Napier currently sits in a tie for 14th place after carding a first-round 68 and finishing with a 74 to combine for a total of 142. Wendin carded a 73 and 71 through both rounds to finish with a 144 and currently sits tied for 21st.

Also competing for the Red Wolves, sophomore Zan Luka Stirn is currently tied for 30th after posting a 77 and 69 to combine for a total of 146. Senior Trent Jones sits in 74th after shooting a first-round 80 and second-round 82 to record a 36-hole total of 162.

The Seminole Intercollegiate will continue Sunday with the third-and-final round.


Place, Name (RD1-RD2---Total)

4, Arkansas State (287-285---572)

T6, Jakub Bares (69-71---140)

T14, Tanner Napier (68-74---142)

T21, Joel Wendin (73-71---144)

T30, Zan Luka Stirn (77-69---146)

74, Trent Jones (80-82---162)