Hugo Archer leads Salukis at in Arizona


Junior, Frankie Thomas, of Chesterfield, Mo., practices his driving at the SIU Men’s Golf practice at Hickory Ridge Golf Course on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

The Salukis traveled to Goodyear, Arizona for the Loyola Intercollegiate men’s meet that took place from Feb. 26-28.

Southern placed eighth out of 19 teams and tied with Idaho. They were led by junio Hugo Archer who performed to a 209 score and tied for sixth place overall. Markus Wilhelmsen followed with a 217 score. Carson. Silliman and Andrew Thornton were close behind tying for 55th place both with a 220 score. Braden Hoisington finished the match with a score of 237.

Senior Tom Cleaton performed individually and ended with a 213 score placing 17th.


The Salukis will be back on the green when they travel to Tallahassee, Florida for the Seminole Intercollegiate, hosted by Florida State University on March 13.

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