UAM ties for fifth at Natural State Classic

UAMThe University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s golf team finished in a tie for fifth place overall at the Natural State Classic Tuesday afternoon, played at the Red Apple Inn and Country Club.

Senior Bryan Witmer anchored the UAM squad with a two-round score of 142 (71, 71) and tied for second place in the classic.

Freshman Joe Lemieux recorded a two-round score of 149 (75, 74) and tied for 25th place.

Freshman Stephane Perrin turned in a combined score of 150 (78, 72) behind Lemieux to finish in a tie for 27th while fellow freshmen Jeffery Witson (77, 76), and Wilson Powell (79, 75) finished with combined scores of 153 and 154.

Arkansas Tech was the top team in the event out of the 12 total participants, with a two-round score of 576, followed by host school Harding University in second at 579, and finally Henderson State in third with a 583 total.

The Weevils will compete next in the Great American Conference Championships beginning Sunday, April 23 in Hot Springs at the Hot Springs Country Club.

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