Ford Clegg tied for 15th place to help Mississippi State to an eighth-place showing at the Fighting Irish Classic in South Bend, Indiana. The Bulldogs wrapped up their time at Warren Golf Course with a team score of 11-over 851.
Clegg knocked in 12 birdies over three rounds, including No. 17 in all three rounds. Clegg completed the tournament at a score of 210.
Overall, the Bulldogs fired 42 birdies, with 15 in Round 3. State shot 285 for the final round at Notre Dame’s course.
Loïc Ettlin came back from a tough first round to shoot seven birdies overall and ended his time at Warren Golf Course in a tie for 30th at 4-over. Jay Nimmo finished at 5-over for the tournament. Hunter Logan completed the tournament with an overall score of 217, while Ben Nelson shot 220.
Compared to their 2019 performance at the Fighting Irish Classic, the Bulldogs improved in the first two rounds, shooting 11-under and 5-under what they posted in the previous tournament.
Mississippi State will continue its fall season with SEC Match Play Oct. 10-12 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bulldogs finish 13th
The Mississippi State women’s golf team completed the final round of the Windy City Collegiate Classic on Tuesday, finishing 59-over to place 13th in the event.
The Bulldogs carded 304, 311, and 308 for a three-round total of 923.
Abbey Daniel and Julia Lopez Ramirez each finished tied for 42nd at 14-over 230. Daniel carded her best round of the event in the final round with an even score of 72.
Hannah Levi finished in a four-way tie for 49th, carding 16-over 232 for the event, while Blair Stockett tied for 56th with a score of 19-over 235. Valeria Mendizabal rounded out the scoring for the Bulldogs by tying for 66th.
The Bulldogs will return to the course for the three-day Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational on Oct. 15-17 at the UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Adaloglou, Cirotte earn victories
Mississippi State’s Chloé Cirotte and Magda Adaloglou each picked up a win in singles play on Tuesday at the ITF Hilton Head 15K in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Cirotte took down Rebekkah Gaines of Kernersville, N.C. in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the main draw and will face Canadian Françoise Abanda. Abanda is No. 111 according to the WTA rankings and has qualified for Wimbeldon, French Open and U.S. Open.
Adaloglou duplicated her teammate’s performance by dominating in her matchup against Carly Kunkler of Atlanta. Adaloglou won 6-2, 6-2 and will meet Hilton Head’s own Emily Ruckno. in the main draw.
Adaloglou and Cirotte were scheduled to play doubles against the German tandem of Dana Heiman and Lena Lutzeier on Tuesday, but the tournament was interrupted because of inclement weather and will resume today.
Heiman currently plays at Georgia Southern, while Lutzeier is a graduate assistant and former player at that school.
Elsewhere, No. 22 Emmanouela Antonaki will face off against No. 28 Chloe Beck of Duke at 8:45 a.m. at the ITA All-American in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Antonaki will also team up with doubles partner Tamara Racine at the event.
SEC Football Standings
Georgia (5-0) 3 0
Kentucky (5-0) 3 0
Tennessee (3-2) 1 1
Florida (3-2) 1 2
Vanderbilt (2-3) 0 1
South Carolina (3-2) 0 2
Missouri (2-3) 0 2
Alabama (5-0) 2 0
Auburn (4-1) 1 0
LSU (3-2) 1 1
Arkansas (4-1) 1 1
Mississippi State (3-2) 1 1
Ole Miss (3-1) 0 1
Texas A&M (3-2) 0 2
Arkansas at Ole Miss, 11 a.m.
South Carolina at Tenn., 11 a.m.
Vanderbilt at Florida, 11 a.m.
Georgia at Auburn, 2:30 p.m.
North Texas at Missouri, 3 p.m.
LSU at Kentucky, 6:30 p.m.
Alabama at Texas A&M, 7 p.m.