Razorbacks To Play In Linger Longer For First Time

FAYETTEVILLE – The Linger Longer Invitational has been around since 2006, but this will be the first time Arkansas has ever participated in the event, set for Mar. 19-21 in Eatonton, Ga., at Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee.

Top-ranked Vanderbilt headlines the 16-team field with a total of seven of the nation’s top 50 programs. Other ranked teams in the field are #11 Georgia Tech, #16 Virginia, #20 Alabama, #37 UNC Greensboro and. #44 Arkansas.

For the second straight event, Arkansas will take Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira, Julian Perico, Manuel Lozada, Wil Gibson. and Segundo Oliva Pinto.

The Razorbacks are coming off an eighth-place finish at the CABO Collegiate, an event that featured 13 of the top 50 teams in the land, including five of the top 10. Julian Perico and Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira each collected top 20 finishes.

Linger Longer Invitational
Mar. 19-21
Host School: Kennesaw State/Mercer
Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee // Eatonton, Ga.
7,436 yards || Par 72

#20 Alabama
#44 Arkansas
#34 Georgia
#11 Georgia Tech
#37 UNC Greensboro
Kennesaw State
South Alabama
South Florida
#1 Vanderbilt
#16 Virginia

Razorback Lineup:
Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira (1)
Julian Perico (2)
Manuel Lozada (3)
Wil Gibson (4)
Segundo Oliva Pinto (5)

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