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Clayton State's Binfield ties for low medalist in one-round tri-match

From Staff Reports

With the prestigious Bobcat Invitational on the horizon next week, the Clayton State Laker men's golf team got a tune-up round in on Friday with a tri-match against Division I opponents Georgia State and Akron at the Berkeley Hills Country Club.

The Lakers fired a 313 for the round, and finished even with Akron overall. Both teams finished six strokes off the pace of Georgia State.

Individually for Clayton State, senior All-American Wade Binfield tied for the low medalist for the round. Binfield fired a 2-over par 74 to pace the Lakers, followed closely by fellow senior Neil Thomas at 4-over 76. Rounding out the Clayton State team scores included sophomore Andy Bate (81), freshman Michael Lee (82) and junior Adam Novakowski (83).

Sophomore Clark Nelson (85) and freshman Josh Ransby (88) played as individuals for Clayton State.

Clayton State opens play in the Bobcat Invitational on Monday at Cuscowilla at Lake Oconee.