Trojans Tied for Fifth After Two Rounds at Argent Financial Classic

Courtesy University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletics Department

CHOUDRANT, La. – The UALR men’s golf team sits in a tie for fifth place after two rounds at the Argent Financial Classic at Squire Creek Country Club. Led by sophomore Alfred Kerstis (73-74), who sits at three-over par through the first two rounds, UALR finished the first day with a team score of 598 (+22).

Sitting in a tie for first place are LSU and North Texas, both of which finished with two-round scores of 574 (-2). Host Louisiana Tech sits alone in third place at 583 (+7) and Texas State is currently in fourth with a two-round team score of 594 (+18).

Kerstis’ score of three-over par puts him in a tie for 16th place amongst all individuals. Sophomore Colby Benton is next in line for UALR, shooting 73 and 76 in his first and second rounds, respectively, to put him in a tie for 23rd at 149 (+5). Senior Nicklaus Benton sits at 150 (+6) after two rounds, and junior Nick Zimmerman fired back-to-back rounds of 76 for day-one total of 152 (+8). Junior Luis Cedeno rounds out the UALR scoring at 157 (+13) after two rounds of play.

LSU’s Andrew Presley sits atop the leaderboard at 136 (-8) after shooting 67 and 69 in his first and second rounds, respectively.

Play at the Argent Financial Classic will resume with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. for the third and final round on Tuesday.

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