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Men’s Golf in Third at Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate
April 10, 1998


AUBURN, AL–The Florida State golf team is in third place after the first
round of the Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate at the Saugahatchee Country
Club. The Seminoles fired a team score of 290 and trail second-place
Auburn by seven shots. The Seminoles are coming off their first victory of
the year at the U.S. Collegiate Championships last week.


Senior George McNeill carded an opening-round 69 to stand alone in fourth
place, two strokes behind leader Michael Morrison of Georgia. Mark Monroe
continued to play steady on Friday with a first-round even-par 72. Monroe
is tied for 11th. Barry Dyche stood two-under through nine, but finished
the day at one-over at 73 and tied for 14th. Jason Pool, a senior from
Great Falls, VA, opened the tournament with a 76 and is tied for 39th.
Nathan Bertsch rounded out the Seminole scoring with a round of 77.


The University of Georgia leads second-place Auburn by five strokes after
one round of play. Morrison of Georgia has a one stroke advantage over
teammate Ryuji Imada and Scott Weatherly of Auburn.


The second round of the tournament will take place tomorrow morning.

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