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Tech finds troubles in Sea Trail, looks ahead to next tournament

SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – Tennessee Tech found plenty of trouble Sunday in the final round of the Sea Trail Invitational and the Golden Eagles lost the ground they had gained Saturday, slipping to 16th place in the final team standings.

Joshua Simer and Jared Dunn posted the team’s best scores on the final day, each shooting 74 while Jake Heatherly wrapped up with a 75. Simer, a senior from Bolivar, was Tech’s top individual finisher, scoring a 222 to place in a tie for 43rd. Wes Korth, a senior from Cookeville and Tech’s leader after each of the first two rounds, closed the tourney with a final round 80 and tied for 48th place at 223.

Dunn, also a senior from Cookeville, was one shot back at 224, tied for 55th, followed by Heatherly and Travis Ramsey, who were tied for 80th place at 232.

Stetson cruised to the team title with an 841, five shots better than Wofford (846). James Madison (859) was third, followed by Campbell (861) and Belmont Abbey (863) in the Top Five.

The Golden Eagle fall schedule continues on Oct. 5-6 when Tech plays at the Murray State Invitational.