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Wonder Boys Finish 4th at GSC Golf Tourney

Arkansas Tech senior Drew Richards finished third in the individual standings and the Wonder Boys took fourth in the team standings at the Gulf South Conference Golf Tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Hot Springs Country Club.

Richards had rounds of 72-68-73 for a 3-under par total of 213.

North Alabama's Brett Munson had a 54-hole total of 12-under 204 and his teammate Jake Greer posted 6-under 210 to give the Lions the top two spots in the individual standings.

Munson and Greer helped North Alabama win the team title with the lowest 54-hole team score at the GSC Tournament in 31 years. The Lions had scores of 289-282-284 for a total of 855 and a 26-stroke victory over the field.

West Florida (T-2nd, 881), Valdosta State (T-2nd, 881), Arkansas Tech (4th, 883) and West Georgia (5th, 892) also finished in the top five.

Delta State (6th, 897), Henderson State (7th, 902), Harding (8th, 909), Ouachita Baptist (9th, 928), Arkansas-Monticello (10th, 934), Southern Arkansas (11th, 951) and Christian Brothers (12th, 960) rounded out the team standings.

Jonathon Spikes (T-12th, 76-70-74-220), Graham Rucker (T-21st, 72-74-79-225), Ryan Hitt (T-25th, 76-73-78-227) and Colton Dillard (T-32nd, 77-77-77-231) also represented Arkansas Tech at the GSC Tournament.

The Wonder Boys will now hope to earn a spot in the NCAA Division II Men’s South/Southeast Super Regional, which is scheduled for May 3-5 at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, N.C.

The announcement of which 10 teams from the NCAA Division II South Region will advance to that competition is scheduled for Friday, April 23.

Arkansas Tech is seeking its seventh NCAA regional bid in men's golf since making the move from NAIA to NCAA Division II status during the 1995-96 academic year.

The Wonder Boys are coached by Dave Falconer.