SE Finishes Fourth at NSU Classic

Southeastern fared better than most on a day when higher scores dominated, with the Savage Storm firing a third-round team score of 305 to finish fourth in the 16 team field at the 15th Annual NSU Golf Classic in Broken Arrow, Okla.

SE had finished the first round in fourth with a 303, but slipped in the second after a 308. Its third round score of 305 was tied with Central Oklahoma for fourth best on the day.

The Storm was paced by Marcos Sevilla Suarez who posted a 74 in the final round and finished the event at 225 in a tie for 10th.

Greyden Blevins who had climbed to a tie for fifth after day one slipped slightly with a final round 79 and carded a total of 227 and was tied for 15th.

Jeff Hunter bounced back a little from his second round score and finished with a 77 to fire a three-round 231 and finish tied for 29th.

Ash Alstadt who had gotten off to the roughest first day recovered with SE's second-best score of the final round when he carded a 75 and finished in a tie for 46th with a 237.

Robert Perry was one shot behind him after finishing with an 80 in the final round and a 238 on the event in a tie for 51st.

And while he was not playing attached to the five-man team, Matt McIntosh had a great outing as an individual, turning in a final score of 76 for a tourney total of 225 in a tie for 10th.

The Storm's 916 was 19 shots off the lead number of 897 posted by tournament winner Central Missouri.

SE, however, was just three shots behind UCO in third and 12 back of host Northeastern State in second.

Southeastern was the top Great American Conference finisher among the eight league schools participating, finishing two shots ahead of Arkansas Tech in fifth.

The MIAA's Lindenwood finished sixth with a 919, followed by Henderson State at 925, Harding at 928, Southwestern Oklahoma State at 930 and Fort Hays State at 937 to round out the top 10.

Washburn carded a 939 and was in 11th, followed byEast Central and Southern Nazarene who were tied for 12th with scores of 942.

Ouachita Baptist was 14th with a 963, while Pittsburg State finished 16th at 974.

Southeastern will now turn its attention back to its home course as it prepares to host the Texoma Championship Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Resort on the shores of Lake Texoma.

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