October 31, 2003 - by
Lusenhop Leads Seminole Men’s Golf Team At Landfall Tradition

Oct. 31, 2003




WILMINGTON, N.C. –
Florida State University senior Brad Lusenhop carded a season-low 71 and is in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings and the Seminoles are in a tie for fifth place in the team standings after the first round of the Landfall Tradition on the Jack Nicklaus Course at the Country Club of Landfall. Lusenhop begins second round play only five strokes behind the leader, Justin Collins of Ohio State.


Minnesota is the team leader after one round of play as they turned in a team score of 284. The Golden Gophers are followed closely by fellow Big Ten members Ohio State (second, 286) and Penn State (third, 295). Florida State is tied with the host team – UNC Wilmington – with a team score of 297.


Lusenhop (Gloversville, N.Y.) carded his best round of the fall season and his best since carding a 71 during the second round of the spring 2002 Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate. It marks fourth time during his career he has carded a 71 or better and was more than six strokes below his fall season average of 77.83. Lusenhop’s career low round of 69 came during the fall round of the fall 2001 Mason Rudolph Championship.


Juniors Matt Adcock (Apopka, Fla.) and Rusty Mosley (Vidalia, Ga.), Florida State’s most consistent golfers during the last two seasons, carded identical scores of 75. It marked the team-leading seventh time this season Adcock had finished with a score of 75 or less and the fourth time in the last six rounds Mosley had finished at 75 or better.


Junior Mark Sestilio (Punta Gorda, Fla.) carded a 76 and freshman Bradley Ruch (Louisville, Ken.) finished with a 78. Sestilio is Florida State’s second ranked golfer this fall with a 73.71 average in three tournaments and Ruch is competing in his first tournament as a Seminole.


The second round of the event begins Saturday morning at 8:45. The event concludes with a final round of 18 holes Sunday at 8:45.


Landfall Tradition/Par 72
Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./(First Round Florida State Results)

T5/12 Florida State 297
T7. Brad Lusenhop 71
T22. Rusty Mosley 75
T22. Matt Adcock 75
T34. Mark Sestilio 76
T48. Bradley Ruch 78


Landfall Tradition/Par 72
Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./(First Round Team Results)

1. Minnesota 284 7. Tulsa 300
2. Ohio State 286 8. Memphis 301
3. Penn State 295 9. Missouri 302
4. Tennessee 296 10. Purdue 304
5. UNC Wilmington 297 11. East Tennessee St. 305
Florida State 297 12. Virginia Tech 306
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