The Bears used their best round of the tournament to finish on a high note.
The Bears were again led by freshman Joey Johnson, who's tied for 17th with 18 holes to play.
MSU freshman again leads the way for the Bears at Arkansas State.
The Bears shot 297-292--589 and are eighth of 20 teams after the first day.
Freshman Joey Johnson led the way again for the Bears in a disappointing team finish.
Fall 2012: Played in four tournaments and compiled a 78.0 average in 12 rounds...Best finish was at the final fall tournament, the Austin Peay Intercollegiate, where he recorded 76-70-75--221 to tie for 25th overall and second on the team...Opened his collegiate career at the Fairway Club Invitational, where he shot 77-79-79--235 and tied for 42nd...Also placed 48th at the Colbert Intercollegiate with 87-89-77--253 and 42nd at UMKC after shooting 73-77-77--227.