April 20, 2002
UWHARRIE POINT, N.C. – The Florida State men’s golf team moved up two notches to sixth place after shooting an impressive 282 on Saturday in second round action of the 2002 ACC Men’s Golf Championship at the Old North State Club. Freshman Eric Beaty shined for the Seminoles in the second round with a three-under par 69 while junior Peter Mitchell continued to pace the team, shooting a two-under par 70 for the second straight day, placing him in a tie for seventh place overall. Senior Rick Westbrook also had a solid outing, with a two-under par 70. He is tied for 12th overall. Beaty is tied for 21st with a 144 after two rounds while sophomores Alan Beers and Brad Lusenhop each finished the day with a 73, putting them tied for 31st overall.
Wake Forest and NC State each turned in a team-low 279 for the second round, but Georgia Tech remained in the lead, 21 strokes ahead with a score of 555 overall. The Yellow Jackets have two of the top three places with Nicholas Thompson in second place with a 136 and Matt Weibring in third at 138. Clemson is in second place after two days with a score of 560. The Tigers have three in the top 10, with D.J. Trahan and Gregg Jones leading the way in a tie for fourth with a score of 139. NC State moved up to third place with a 567 as Rodney Thomas and Garth Mulroy are tied for ninth with a 141. North Carolina’s Dustin Bray again led all golfers with a 67 and is first overall with a 133, but the Tar Heels dropped to fourth overall with a score of 568. Wake Forest is fifth with a team score of 569. The Deacs’ Bill Haas is tied for fourth overall with a 139. Then the scoring range begins to lengthen. FSU is in a solid sixth at 574, followed by Virginia at 586, Duke at 589 and Maryland at 590.
The ACC Championships will conclude on Sunday with third round play beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Old North State Club.
Atlantic Coast Conf. Championship Par: 72 Yardage: 7102
Fin. School Scores 1 Georgia Tech 271 284 555 -21 2 Clemson University 280 280 560 -16 3 North Carolina State 288 279 567 -9 4 North Carolina, U of 283 285 568 -8 5 Wake Forest Univ. 290 279 569 -7 6 Florida State Univ. 292 282 574 -2 7 Virginia, U. of 291 295 586 +10 8 Duke University 291 298 589 +13 9 Maryland, U. of 294 296 590 +14