Wonder Boys Debut With Runner-Up Finish

Francois Jacobs

Arkansas Tech University opened its 2019-20 men’s golf schedule by finishing second among 16 teams at the 21st annual Northeastern State University Invitational on Monday and Tuesday.

The Wonder Boys toured the grounds of Muskogee Country Club in Muskogee, Okla., with team scores of 283-273-283 for an 839 total, two strokes behind team champion University of Central Missouri.

Francois Jacobs was Tech’s top individual finisher. He shot 67-68-75 to finish in 11th place with a 54-hole total of 210.

Trevor Brunson (T-15th, 72-69-70-211), Kellen Gray (T-18th, 72-72-68-212), Austin Gean (T-21st, 72-69-72-213) and Connor Gaunt (T-21st, 73-67-73-213) also represented Arkansas Tech in Muskogee.

The Wonder Boys will compete in the NCAA Central/Midwest Regional Preview Sept. 29-30 at The Pearl Club in Owensboro, Ky.