Lady Lions finish 15th
FORT SMITH — Freshman Anne Stiles shot a 24-over par 168 to lead the UAFS women’s golf team to a 15th-place finish on Tuesday in the Guy Harvey Invitational at PGA National Golf Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
UAFS shot a 114-over 690 (337-353) during the 16-team, two round affair that was hosted by Nova Southeastern University. Lynn University won the event with a 5-over 581 (291-290), while Rollins College was a distant second with a 30-over 606 (312-294).
Stiles shot rounds of 79-89 and finished tied for 63rd.
Trojans conclude action at Wolfpack Intercollegiate
RALEIGH, N.C. — The UALR men’s golf team placed 15th at the N.C. State-hosted Wolfpack Intercollegiate at Lonnie Poole Golf Course on Tuesday.
The Trojans closed with a final-round 316 to finish at 903 for the tournament.
East Tennessee State took home first-place honors with a team score of 843 for the tournament. ETSU entered the final round three strokes back of UNC Greensboro, but closed with a 286 on Tuesday, while UNC Greensboro combined for a score of 300 on the final day to end the event at 854.
Senior Nick Zimmerman tied for 25th of 90 individuals after finishing at 3-over par for the event. Zimmerman entered final round at 1-under before carding a 4-over 76 on Tuesday.
UALR competes at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate in Ruston, La., beginning Oct. 21.
Surtevall finished six strokes behind medalist
OKLAHOMA CITY — Rebecka Surtevall carded an even-par 71 in the final round, while junior Megan Jeffery and freshman Caroline Fredensborg added second-round 76s (+5) as the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns golf team turned in a third-place finish at the RCB Classic hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma.
Surtevall finished with a two-round score of 146 (+4) to finish in sixth, six strokes behind individual champion Chantry McMahan of Texas A&M-Commerce.
With a two-round score of 606, the Golden Suns finished five strokes behind second-place Oklahoma Christian and 20 strokes behind tournament champion Central Oklahoma.
Jeffery and Fredensborg both turned in two-round scores of 150 (+8) to tie for 12th.
The Golden Suns will return to action on Oct. 14-15 at the Dallas Baptist University Classic.
Tech’s Purdy ties for event’s lowest score, falls in playoff
WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Jason Purdy carded a final-round 68 (-3), finishing with a three-round score of 214 to tie for the overall lowest score, but fell in a playoff to Washburn’s Max Lazzo as the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys golf team turned in a second-place finish at the 20-team Heart of America Invitational hosted by the University of Central Missouri on Tuesday.
The Wonder Boys’ three-round score of 879 was 14 strokes behind tournament host and champion Central Missouri, who placed three golfers in the top ten.
Rowdy Garrett carded a final-round 74 (+3) to finish in a tie for 16th.
The Wonder Boys will return to action on Oct. 14-15 at the Missouri Western invitational in St. Joseph, Mo.
HU’s Marquez places 2nd at classic
OKLAHOMA CITY — Harding junior Brittany Marquez shot a 144 at the 36-hole Central Oklahoma Classic and placed second in the tournament at 2-over par. It was the second-best two-round score in program history.
Marquez, a native of Cascade, Trinidad, shot 69 in the first round, the lowest 18 holes in program history, and followed that with a 4-over 75 in round two. Her score was second only to her own school record of 143, set at the 2012 NSU Golf Classic.
Harding junior Emily Plyler tied for 29th of 98 golfers, finishing at 154.
The Lady Bisons placed 11th in the 17-team tournament, played at the 6,026-yard, par-71 Lincoln Park (East) Golf Course. Harding shot 321-322—643.