February 9, 2003 - by
Seminole Men’s Golf Team Finishes 10th At Season-Opening Gator Invitational

Feb. 9, 2003

Florida State senior Peter Mitchell finished in a tie for 22nd-place in the individual standings to lead the Seminole men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish in the team standings as play in the season-opening Gator Invitational concluded at the University of Florida Golf Course. The individual finish marked the fourth time during Mitchell’s career he has earned a top-25 individual finish.

Augusta State, which led the event wire-to-wire, earned the team championship with an 869 team score. Augusta State’s Oliver Wilson, who also led the event during all three rounds, won individual medallist honors with a two-over par 210 total for the 54-hole tournament.

Mitchell (Miami, Fla.), who carded a career-low tying 70 in Saturday’s second round, finished with a three-round total of 223. His 223 score is his fifth best tournament score during his 16-event career. Mitchell, who led the Seminoles with a 73.62 strokes per round average during the spring 2002 season, averaged 74.33 strokes during the weekend tournament.

Juniors Brad Lusenhop (Gloversville, N.Y.) and Tim Vickers (Alpharetta, Ga.) finished in a tie for 37th-place with 226 scores. Both Lusenhop and Vickers finished the event with third-round scores of 77.

Sophomore Matt Adcock (Apopka, Fla.) finished in a tie for 46th place with a 228 total. He tied his career-low round with a 73 in Saturday’s first round. Freshman Adam Wallace (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) finished the tournament with his best round of the event, a 74 in the third round. He finished with a 236 total for the 54-hole event.

Florida State continues its spring season as it travels to the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate at Sawgrass Country Club in Jacksonville, Feb. 17-18. Florida State will play host the annual Seminole Intercollegiate March 10-11 at Golden Eagle Golf Course.

Gator Invitational/Gainesville, Fla./Florida State Individual Results
Feb. 8-9, 2003/ University of Florida Golf Course

10/14 Florida State 299 293 305 897
T22 Peter Mitchell 76 70 77 223
T37 Brad Lusenhop 74 75 77 226
T37 Tim Vickers 76 73 77 226
T46 Matt Adcock 73 75 80 228
T67 Adam Wallace 83 79 74 236

Gator Invitational/Gainesville, Fla./Final team results
Feb. 8-9, 2003/ University of Florida Golf Course

1. Augusta State 869 8. Alabama 893
2. Florida 872 9. Alabama Birmingham 896
3. Purdue 882 10. Florida State 897
4. College of Charleston 885 11. Kentucky 901
5. Vanderbilt 890 12. Louisiana State 902
Georgia Southern 890 13. North Florida 924
7. Georgia State 891 14. South Florida 935
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