Bears Wind Up Seventh at Louisiana Tech
Jordan McLaurin
Jordan McLaurin

March 13, 2012

The Missouri State men's golf team posted its best round of the tournament Tuesday (Mar. 13) and moved up a spot on the final day of the Argent Financial Classic in Choudrant, La.

The Bears shot 294 to go with 299-299 in the first two rounds to finish with a three-round total of 892 and a tie for seventh place with Texas-San Antonio. LSU captured the team championship by shooting 292-284-284--860 to top host Louisiana Tech, which recorded 288-294-285--867, by seven shots.

Middle Tennessee State placed third with 870, followed by Jacksonville State, 880; Southern Mississippi, 882; Arkansas-Little Rock, 885; MSU and UTSA; and Rice, 909.

Senior Jordan McLaurin posted MSU's best finish, finishing ninth after shooting 72-72-71--215. He finished four shots behind medalist Hunter Green of Middle Tennessee State.

Junior Daily Young was next for the Bears with 73-78-75--226 and a tie for 35th. Sophomore Eric Straub was 41st with 76-78-74--228, while senior Will Hogan was a shot back with 83-72-74--229 and finished 42nd. Sophomore Nick Langley wound up 46th with 78-77-77--232.

The Bears are idle next week before returning to action at the UALR/First Tee Intercollegiate in Little Rock, Ark., Mar. 26-27.



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