February 20, 2003 - by
Florida State Men’s Golf Concludes the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship in 15th Place

Feb. 20, 2003

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. –
Florida State was led by sophomore golfer Matt Adcock in the individual standings as he finished in a tie for 54th place in the 12th annual Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra, Fla. Battling through difficult weather conditions, the Seminoles ended in 15th place out of a total of 15 teams that participated in the tournament.


Augusta State cruised to win the event after leading the scoreboard by 10 strokes at the end of the first two rounds of the championship tournament. The Jaguars’ top golfer was sophomore Emmet Turner as he finished in a tie for 4th place in the individual standings after a third-round score of 68.


Adcock (Apopka, Fla.) finished tournament-play with a team-best 226 total score. His best performance of the event came in the second round as he tied his career-low score of 73.


Senior Peter Mitchell (Miami, Fla.) was impressive in the first round of the championships leading the Tribe with a 72 single round score. His first round score was the lowest carded by a Seminole throughout the entire tournament.


Junior Brad Lusenhop (Gloversville, NY) and freshman Adam Wallace (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) tied for 68th place in the individual standings with final scores of 233 to conclude the final round. Their second round scores of 74 was the best round of the tournament for both golfers.


With a total score of 238, Tim Vickers (Alpharetta, Ga.) concluded the tournament tied for 75th place.


The Seminoles will look to improve their performance when they host the annual Seminole Intercollegiate March 10-11 at the Golden Eagle Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla.


Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships/Ponte Vedra, Fla./Florida State Team Results
Feb. 17-18, 2003/Sawgrass Country Club
1 Augusta State U. 285 281 286 852
2 Clemson University 287 290 285 862
3 Texas, Univ. of 290 292 288 870
4 Wake Forest Univ. 289 291 291 871
5 Florida, U. of 285 292 295 872
6 Oklahoma State U. 281 295 299 875
7 North Carolina State 288 293 295 876
8 Tennessee, Univ. of 287 298 292 877
9 Duke University 293 295 292 880
10 South Carolina 289 295 298 882
11 North Carolina, U of 289 296 299 884
12 Georgia, U. of 302 286 299 887
Louisiana State U. 298 297 292 887
14 North Florida, U. of 299 293 299 891
15 Florida State Univ. 300 298 316 914


Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships/Ponte Vedra, Fla./Florida State Individual Results
Feb. 17-18, 2003/Sawgrass Country Club
15 Florida State Univ. 300 298 316 914
T 54 Matt Adcock 77 73 76 226
T 58 Peter Mitchell 72 77 78 227
T 68 Brad Lusenhop 79 74 80 233
T 68 Adam Wallace 77 74 82 233
T 75 Tim Vickers 74 80 84 238

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