The NC State Men’s Golf Team placed 10th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Tournament in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
Juniors Maximilian Steinlechner, Spencer Oxendine, graduate students Tim Bunten and Easton Paxton, and sophomore Ethan Choi all competed for the Wolfpack, combining 11 under par to finish the tournament.
Choi led the way for the peloton, pulling the par 3 over in the first round, but caught up with the par 5 in the second round. He closed the tournament by shooting 2 under par in the third round to tie for 24th.
Sitting just two points behind Choi at 214, Steinlechner and Oxendine are each tied for 29th. They both started the tournament shooting 2 under par, but that was another story in the last two rounds. Steinlechner came out in the second round with a par 2, but recovered in the last round to shoot another par 2 while Oxendine shot 1 under the par in the second round and 1 over the par in the third.
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Bunten and Paxton finished the tournament for NC State, tied for 50th and 55th places, respectively. Both started just 1 over par in the first round, but Bunten continued to shoot 2 under par and 3 over to finish the weekend while Paxton finished with two more rounds at 1 over. above par.
Redshirt rookie Jake Herring and junior Brandon Einstein also competed in the tournament, as individuals. The two are tied for 42nd.
East Tennessee State University took home the victory in an exciting event for the Buccaneers.
The pack will return to Raleigh this next weekend to host the Wolfpack Intercollegiate on October 16-17. This will be the only chance to see the Wolfpack at Lonnie Poole Golf Course.