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UA's Fassi earns exemption

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville junior Maria Fassi has earned a sponsor’s exemption in the LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship.

Fassi, the SEC Golfer of the Year this season, helped lead the Razorbacks to their first SEC championship.

This will be Fassi’s second appearance at the tournament.

The Northwest Arkansas Championship is scheduled for June 22-24 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Maria Fassi

Three ASU players on Sun Belt team

Arkansas State University had three men’s golfers selected to the All-Sun Belt Conference team.

Senior Tanner Napier earned a first-team selection. Junior Joel Wendin and sophomore Zan Luka Stirn received third-team nods.

Napier tied for sixth place at the Sun Belt championships and competed in the NCAA regional in Norman, Okla., as an individual. Stirn and Wendin each picked up three top-10 finishes in 2018.

Tanner Napier

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