Nov. 2, 2003
WILMINGTON, N.C. –
Junior Rusty Mosley finished in a tie for 22nd place in the individual standings and the Florida State men’s golf team finished in tenth place in the team standings at the Landfall Tradition on the Jack Nicklaus Course at the Country Club of Landfall. Mosley and freshman Bradley Ruch led the Seminoles with one-over par scores of 73 as three of the Seminoles’ five golfers shot scores of 75 or below during the final round of the tournament.
Minnesota earned the team championship after leading the event wire to wire. The Golden Gophers outdistanced Ohio State by 15 stokes. Justin Smith of Minnesota earned medalist honors while teammates Ryan Paulson finished in second place. Three Golden Gophers finished in the top five of the individual standings.
Mosley finished the tournament with his best round of the weekend – a one-over par 73. He was very consistent throughout the 54-hole event with scores of 73-74-75 for a total of 220. Mosley finished in a tie for 22nd place to earn the eighth top 25 finish of his career.
Senior Brad Lusenhop (Gloversville, Fla.) finished as the second ranked Seminole in the event with an individual finish of tied for 32nd place. He carded a three-over par 75 and finished the event with a 223 score for the 54-hole event.
Junior Matt Adcock (Apopka, Fla.) also played well during the tournament and closed with a 77. He shot an even par 72 in the second round and finished in a tie for 36th place. He finished tied with Seminole newcomer Bradley Ruch (Louisville, Ken.) who carded identical rounds of 73 in the second and third rounds of the event. Junior Mark Sestilio (Punta Gorda, Fla.) also played well for the Seminoles and finished in 55th place.
The event was the final tournament of the fall season for the Seminoles who three top ten finishes in four events during the fall season under first-year head coach Trey Jones. Florida State begins the spring season at the Gator Invitational Jan. 31.
Landfall Tradition/Par 72
Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./(Final Florida State Results)
10/12 Florida State 297 294 298 887
T22. Rusty Mosley 75 72 73 220
T32. Brad Lusenhop 71 77 75 223
T36. Matt Adcock 75 72 77 224
T36. Bradley Ruch 78 73 73 224
55. Mark Sestilio 76 75 80 232
Landfall Tradition/Par 72
Country Club of Landfall/Wilmington, N.C./(Final Round Team Results)
1. Minnesota 851 7. Purdue 878
2. Ohio State 866 8. Memphis 880
3. Tennessee 868 9. Missouri 878
4. UNC Wilmington 869 10. Florida State 887
5. Penn State 871 11. East Tennessee State 889
6. Tulsa 873 12. Virginia Tech 894