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Florida State Men’s Golf Team Finishes In Sixth Place At Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate

April 7, 2002




AUBURN, Ala. –
Florida State junior Peter Mitchell finished in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings to lead Florida State to a sixth place finish in the team standings at the Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate at Saugahatchee Country Club. The seventh place finish marked the best of Mitchell’s collegiate career and the sixth place team finish was the best of the season for the Seminoles.


Mitchell (Miami, Fla.) played consistently throughout the 54-hole tournament as he earned his second career top-10 finish and the second-best tournament score of his career. He finished ninth at the Seminole Intercollegiate last month as he carded a career-best 216 in that event. He has carded a 72 or better in four of is last eight rounds in his last three tournaments.


Seminole senior Rick Westbrook (Alto, Ga.) finished in a tie for 18th place with a three-round score of 221. It was the best finish of the season for Westbrook and the fourth top-20 finish of his career. Westbrook’s 221 score is tied for the fourth best of his career and marked the second consecutive week he had carded a 220 or better for a 54-hole event.


Freshman Eric Beaty (Germantown, Tenn.) led the Seminoles on Sunday with a one-over par 73 and finished in a tie for 28th-place in the individual standings.


Florida State travels to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship March 19-21 at the Old North State Country Club in Uwharie Point, N.C.


Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate/March 5-7, 2002
Saugahatchee Country Club/Auburn, Ala. (Individual Results – Final)

6/12. Florida State 288 295 300 883 +19
T7. Peter Mitchell 72 71 74 217 +1
T18. Rick Westbrook 71 74 76 221 +5
T28. Eric Beaty 74 76 73 223 +7
T32 Brad Lusenhop 71 74 79 224 +8
T44 Alan Beers 75 76 77 228 +12


Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate/March 5-7, 2002
Saugahatchee Country Club/Auburn, Ala. (Team Results – Final)

1. Auburn 861 7. Mississippi 884
2. Southeastern Louisiana 867 8. Memphis 892
3. Southern Methodist 870 9. Middle Tennessee 895
4. Mississippi State 875 10. Georgia State 898
5. Jacksonville State 877 11. Vanderbilt 901
6. Florida State 883 12. Tulane 911

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