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APSU Govs finish fall slate in Sapphire Valley

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversitySapphire, NC – Junior Justin Arens [1] rallied for an impressive final-round 72 at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate, Tuesday, marking the end to the Governors fall season.

Arens’ bounced back after an opening-round 82, climbing 16 spots to finish 39th after a one-over 72. It was Arens’ fifth round at 72 or better in the fall.

Austin Peay Men's Golf closes out fall slate in North Carolina at Hummingbird Intercollegiate, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information) [2]

Austin Peay Men’s Golf closes out fall slate in North Carolina at Hummingbird Intercollegiate, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Junior Hunter Tidwell [3] (71-74=145) and freshman Austin Lancaster [4] (72-77=149) slipped a bit from the opening round but both held on for top-25 marks; Tidwell’s 11th-place showing was his best of the fall and his third consecutive top-20 showing.

Sophomore Sean Butscher [5] (81-76) and senior Erik Hedberg [6] (79-78) posted matching 157 scores to tie for 46th. Freshman Alex Vegh [7] (79-78) also carded a 157 as the individual, while sophomore Sam Lopez [8] (83-78=161) and freshman Michael Busse [9] (80-81=161) tied for 52nd at the Trevecca Men’s Invitational.

The Govs return to action February 20th-21st in the Invitational at Savannah Harbor, hosted by William and Mary at the Club at Savannah Harbor.

Box Score

Hummingbird Intercollegiate
Country Club of Sapphire Valley
Sapphire, NC
October 31st – November 1st

Finish School – Players Round 1 Round 2 Totals
7 Austin Peay State University 303 299 602
T 11 Hunter Tidwell (4) 71 74 145
T 23 Austin Lancaster (5) 72 77 149
39 Justin Arens (2) 82 72 154
T 46 Sean Butscher (1) 81 76 157
T 46 Erik Hedberg (3) 79 78 157
T 46 Alex Vegh 79 78 157