14 Sep 2022 UCA men’s golf takes 13th at Jim Page Intercollegiate
CHOUDRANT, La. — Wrapping up the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon, the Central Arkansas men’s golf team maintained its spot until the final hole, landing in 13th place after three days of play. The Bears finished the course with a team score of 2-under, their best round of the event.
Trey DePriest turned in another solid round to cap off the event, shooting a 2-under 70 to lift himself into a tie for 12th. He finished the intercollegiate with a final score of six shots under par at 210. After moving back to par for six holes in the middle of the set, he birdied back-to-back on holes two and three, leveling out the rest of the way for his final 2-under performance.
Luke Sienkiewicz finished his first event in Purple and Gray in 35th, putting up an even 72 on day three to end up with a 1-under 215. With a third-round score of 76, Viktor Nordwall capped his first look as a Bear at a 3-over 219. Nordwall birdied two holes down the stretch to finish his day with a 1-under on the front nine.
Bouncing back from a rough couple of rounds, Sam Long pieced together a 2-under 70 in the third frame to move up 20 spots into his final ranking on the week. He was followed on the leaderboard by Dominic Barron Holden, who finished with a 226.
Southern Mississippi captured the team medal, capping off the event with a team score of 28-under 836. Middle Tennessee State and Louisiana-Monroe both turned in 12-under 276 score sheets to close the game and round off the top three. Individually, Southern Miss golfer Thongpipat Rattanayanon captured first, MTSU’s Owen Stamper finished in second, while four golfers tied at 9-under 207 for third place.
The Bears will compete next week, traveling to Martin, Tenn., to play in UT-Martin’s Grover Page Classic.