March 12, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State plays host to the seventh annual Seminole Intercollegiate at the Golden Eagle Golf and Country Club in Tallahassee on March 13 and 14, 2001. North Florida won the event last season with an 11-under par score of 853 for three rounds. Alex Rocha of Mississippi State won the individual championship with an eight-under par score of 208.
THE SEMINOLE INTERCOLLEGIATE FIELD
Florida State is joined by Alabama-Birmingham, Central Florida, College of Charleston, Duke, Florida A&M, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Purdue, South Alabama, South Carolina-Aiken, South Florida, Southern Louisiana, Southern Mississippi, Vanderbilt and Virginia in the 18-team field of the seventh annual Seminole Invitational.
SEMINOLES AT THE LOUISIANA SPRING INVITATIONAL
Sophomore Andy Lewis (Garland, Texas) shot a career-best 70 in the final round of the Louisiana State University Spring Invitational to earn a fourth place finish in the individual standings and lead the Seminoles to a seventh place finish in the team standings. Lewis shot a career-best one-under par 215 for the three-round event. Junior Rick Westbrook (Alto, Ga.) finished in 18th place with a six-over par score of 222. Senior Mark Donaldson (Kirkaldy, Scotland) was the third member of the Seminoles to finish in the top 30 with a nine-over par score of 225 that was good for a 27th-place individual finish.
LEWIS LIGHTS UP LOUISIANA SPRING INVITATIONAL
Sophomore Andy Lewis finished seventh in the individual standings at the Louisiana State University Spring Invitational on March 5-6. Lewis, who was playing in his first tournament as a Seminole after redshirting during the 2000 season, was stellar in all three rounds with three scores under 74. He shot a one-under par 71 in the first round, a two-over par 74 in round two and a one-under par score of 70 in the third round. His third round score is tied for the second lowest single-round score of the spring season for the Seminoles.
WESTBROOK CONTINUES CONSISTENCY
Junior college transfer Rick Westbrook turned in his second consecutive top-20 individual finish of the 2001 spring season as he placed 18th at the Louisiana State Spring Invitational. He shot an even-par score of 72 in the first round of the event and finished with a six-over par score of 222.
SEMINOLE NEWS AND NOTES
Rick Westbrook has carded a team-leading four rounds of par or better this season…Andy Lewis is averaging below par for the season with an average of 71.67 strokes in three rounds…Florida State’s top two team rounds and its top team score of the spring season came at the Louisiana State Spring Invitational.
FLORIDA STATE MEN’S GOLF STATISTICS
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Andy Lewis 1 3 2 3 70 215 71.67
Rick Westbrook 3 9 4 6 69 661 73.44
Mark Donaldson 3 9 2 3 72 678 75.33
Kris Hannah 3 9 0 0 75 700 77.78
Rusty Mosley 1 3 0 0 76 234 78.00
Jason Lopez 1 3 0 0 78 240 80.00
Peter Mitchell 1 3 0 0 76 245 81.67
Brian Hawver 2 6 0 0 79 493 82.17