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Schulte powers Arkansas to ninth place

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Schulte powers Arkansas to ninth place

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BROWNS SUMMITT, N.C. – University of Arkansas junior Alex Schulte powered the 24th-ranked Razorbacks to a tie for ninth place at the Bryan National Intercollegiate in Browns Summitt, N.C., Sunday. Schulte improved with each round finishing tied for 13th overall with a 226. Schulte opened tournament play Friday with a 77 followed by a 75 and 74 Saturday and Sunday. Like Schulte, the Razorbacks got better with each round finishing in a tie for ninth in the field of 18. Arkansas opened with a 310 followed by 305 on Saturday and 300 in the final round for a 915. Ninth-ranked LSU won the event leading wire-to-wire finishing with an 887 despite gusty winds in all three rounds. Number three Virginia was second with an 891, followed by No. 11 Wake Forest with an 894, No. 13 North Carolina with a 900 and No. 50 East Carolina with a 902 rounding out the top five team scores. “We got a little better every day,” said Arkansas head coach Shauna Estes-Taylor. “We’ve got some things to work on but I saw some good things out there. We’re going to come home, get to work and get ready for our championship season.” Senior Lucy Nunn finished in a tie for 32nd overall with a 229 (76-77-76) putting together three solid rounds. Sophomore Kelli Shean finished tied for 52nd with a 233 (80-77-76) with rounds that improved with each day. Junior Kristin Ingram was tied for 59th overall with a 234 (78-82-74) and freshman Katy Nugent tied for 63rd with a 235 (79-76-80). The Razorbacks return home for 10 days of preparation before returning to the links at the SEC Championship in Columbia, S.C. For more information about Arkansas women’s golf, log on to ArkansasRazorbacks.com.



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