By Glenn Judah
The No. 2 ranked NAIA Saints fought back yesterday to make the cut in the NAIA National Championships.
The Saints shot an even par 288 to capture the 17th and final spot to play Friday. Ian Hoffman fired a three-under par 69 to start the comeback for the Saints. Brad Barfield followed his lead also shooting under par with a score of 71. Bjorn Karringer improved in his third round for the Saints scoring an even par 72. Anders Ekdahl shot a four-over 76 and Dustin Funari shot an eight-over 80 to finish out the Saints third round.
The top 17 teams move on to the final round along with the top 40 finishers. Ekdahl holds the best individual score for the Saints, placing him in the 42nd spot.
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