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Knight takes first place in Big Blue Intercollegiate

Men’s golf poses after the Big Blue Intercollegiate. (Photo courtesy of TSU Sports Information)

Andrea Jameson 

Contributing Writer 

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The Murray State men’s golf team participated in the Tennessee State University Big Blue Intercollegiate in Nashville, Tennessee, placing second in the tournament. 

With a new personal score for one of the Racers, the team will play in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. 

The Racers shot an overall score of 288-279-290—857, marking this tournament as the best 54-hole event this spring. Senior Austin Knight won first place with leading scores of 70-69-71—210 with a one-shot win. 

Senior Avery Edwards placed 13th as he contributed scores of 71-68-76—215 while sophomore Carson Holmes placed 21st with carded scores 75-71-73—219. 

Seniors Connor Coombs and Quinn Eaton shared 25th place as Coombs carded 77-73-70—220 and Eaton posted scores of 72-71-77—220. 

The men’s OVC golf tournament will be held in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, on Sunday, April 25, through Tuesday, April 27, at the Shoals Golf Club.

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