Bears Wind Up 16th at Arkansas State
April 3, 2012
The Missouri State men's golf team wound up 16th on Tuesday (Apr. 3) as it finished play at the ASU Red Wolf Classic in Jonesboro, Ark. A final-round 303 dropped MSU four spots from the start of the day and, with Monday's 294-298, gave it an 895 total for 54 holes.
Senior Will Hogan led the Bears, tying for 29th by shooting 70-76-73--219. Senior Jordan McLaurin had 73-72-76--221 to tie for 45th, while junior Daily Young finished 75th with 78-73-75--226. Sophomore Eric Straub tied for 88th by carding 73-78-79--230, while freshman Adam Welch shot 87-77-82--246 to tie for 117th. Sophomore Nick Langley recorded 79-79-80--239 and tied for 108th while playing as an individual. Medalist honors went to Sawyer Radler of host Arkansas State, who won a four-way playoff on the fourth hole of sudden death after shooting 69-73-67--209 in regulation, four under par at RidgePointe Country Club.
Arkansas-Little Rock rallied to win the team championship, shooting a final-round 274 for an 848 total and surpassing overnight leader Austin Peay, which finished with 857. Vanderbilt was third at 864, while Troy and Jacksonville State tied for fourth with 871. Meridian Community College (873) finished sixth, followed by Louisiana-Monroe and Arkansas State (878), Eastern Illinois (882) and DePaul (883) rounding out the top 10.
Oklahoma City, Oral Roberts and Tennessee State (885) tied for 11th, followed by Northern Iowa (888), Tennessee-Martin (890), the Bears, SIU Edwardsville (899), Murray State (901), Southern Illinois (903), Drake (907), Belmont (909) and Arkansas State "B" (910).
Missouri State returns to action next Monday and Tuesday (Apr. 9-10) at the ULM/Wallace Jones Invitational in Monroe, La.