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Sekulic Tied for 8th After Day One at John Burns Intercollegiate

Feb 17, 2022

LIHUE, Hawaii – Washington State men's golf redshirt senior Max Sekulic got his spring started off on a high note, as the Rycroft, Alberta native sits in a tie for eighth place on the player leaderboard after carding 4-under; 68 through 18 holes of play at the John Burns Intercollegiate.

Sekulic collected a team-high seven birdies in Thursday's first round, which was the third-most collected by a golfer in the tournament's opening round. The redshirt senior posted back-to-back birdies in his final two holes to end the first round in a tie for eighth place at 4-under; 68.

Washington State ended the first day of the John Burns Intercollegiate in a three-way tie for 10th place with Texas A&M and UNLV. The Cougars carded 2-over; 290 as a team through the tournament's first 18 holes.

Sophomore Jaden Cantafio shot even par; 72 in his first round of the spring. Cantafio carded 2-under over his final six holes of the round to end his day in a tie for 37th.

Arizona sits a top the team leaderboard after 18 holes of play, as the Wildcats carded 13-under; 275 in the first round. California's Simon Kwon holds a one-stroke lead over his teammate Aaron Du and Southern Cal's Shane Ffrench for first place at the end of the first day of play at the John Burns Intercollegiate.

Washington State will begin second round play at the John Burns Intercollegiate with a 10:30 a.m. PT shotgun start. Fans can follow all the action on GolfStat.com.

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