March 21, 1998
MONTGOMERY, AL – The Florida State men’s golf team is in second place after
two rounds of the Alabama Spring Invitational at the Lagoon Park Golf
Course in Montgomery, AL. The Seminole team score of 582 is one stroke
back of the University of Georgia and two ahead of Auburn University. The
Seminoles fired a second-round team total of 297 after posting a low team
total of 285 in the first round.
Senior Jason Pool leads all Seminole golfers after a second-round of 73
today. Pool, a native of Great Falls, VA, is in fourth place alone with a
total of 142, one stroke out of the lead. After firing a 69 in Friday’s
first round, George McNeill struggled with a 77 in today’s round. He
currently is tied for 11th place with four other golfers at 146. Nathan
Bertsch posted a 76 in the second round, putting him in a tie for 24th with
teammate Barry Dyche and two other golfers. Dyche, after an opening round
77, came back with an even-par round of 72 on Saturday. Mark Monroe
rounded out the scoring for the Seminoles with a two-day total of 150 and
tied for 30th.
Three golfers are tied for the lead after two rounds. Jeremy Parrott and
Ryuji Imada of Georgia and Roland Thatcher of Auburn have totals of 141.
The final round of the Alabama Spring Invitational will take place