MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Despite a strong finish by Zach James, which earned him a second-place finish, Southeastern Oklahoma State had a final score of 868 over three days to finish fifth at the NSU Golf Classic on Tuesday.


James, a Whitesboro native, carded a 68 to climb from third with a 207, finishing two shots behind Alexander Hughes from Central Oklahoma.


Sam Berry checked in with a 74 for a 219 to finish tied for 29th.


Hayden Foster closed with an 82 to slip into a tie for 47th with a 223.


Jordan Holifield checked in next with a 76 in the final round to card a tourney total of 225 and finish tied for 55th.


Cody Darling rounded out the team competitors with a 76 to finish with a 229 in a tie for 73rd.


As individuals, Ruben Figueirido carded a 75 in to finish with a 223 in a tie for 47th, while Cody Reed checked in with a 77 to finish with a 229 in a tie for 73rd.


The Savage Storm finished four shots behind third-place Harding.


UCO won the event with an 848 while Arkansas Tech was second with an 852 and Central Missouri finished in a tie for third with Harding with an 864.