COLUMBIA, Mo. (4/11/23) – Picking up wins over five top 100 teams, the Arkansas State men’s golf team finished sixth among 14 teams at the Tiger Intercollegiate played on the course of The Club at Old Hawthorne.
A-State, ranked No. 77 in the latest Golfstat rankings, turned in a third consecutive round under par. The Red Wolves were 3-under par 285 in the final round to total a season-best 23-under par 841 for the tournament. A-State’s total is the seventh-lowest and program history and best since a program-record 50-under par 814 at the 2020 Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate.
Fifth-ranked Illinois won the event at 68-under par 796 while No. 52 Missouri was second at 40-under par 824. No. 25 Kansas State (-36) was third followed by No. 60 Marquette (-26) and No. 83 Rutgers (-25). The Red Wolves picked up top 100 wins over No. 90 Iowa State (-6), No. 99 ULM (-5), No. 93 Lipscomb (-4), No. 95 Michigan (+7) and No. 81 Minnesota (+10).
Thomas Schmidt turned in a third consecutive round under par with a 1-under 71 to finish up tied for eighth with a total of 206 (67-68-71). Schmidt’s 54-hole total is the seventh-lowest in program history and best since Devyn Pappas totaled 204 earlier this season at the Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate. Luka Naglic finished up tied for 21st with a total of 210 (71-71-68) while Devyn Pappas finished tied for 25th with a total of 211 (67-72-72). Jack Maxey tied for 36th with a total of 215 (73-71-71) and Jack Madden tied for 59th with a total of 223 (74-78-71).
A-State wraps up the regular season next week (April 17-18) at the Tunica National Intercollegiate. For the latest on A-State men’s golf, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateMGolf), Facebook (/AStateMGolf) and Instagram (@astatemgolf).
6 Arkansas State 276-280-285=841 (-23)
T8 Thomas Schmidt 67-68-71=206 (-10)
T21 Luka Naglic 69-69-72=210 (-6)
T25 Devyn Pappas 67-72-72=211 (-5)
T36 Jack Maxey 73-71-71=215 (-1)
T59 Jack Madden 74-78-71=223 (+7)
Red Wolves Finish Sixth at Tiger Intercollegiate. Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council