April 20, 2003 - by
Seminole Men’s Golf Team Finishes Eighth At Atlantic Coast Conference Championship

April 20, 2003




NEW LONDON, N.C. –
The Florida State men’s golf team improved by one team position on the final day and finished in eighth place at the 50th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship at the Old North State Golf Club at Uwharrie Point. The Seminoles shot their tournament best single-round score in the final round and moved ahead of ninth-place Maryland in the final standings. Florida State junior Tim Vickers carded a 74 in the final round and led the Seminoles in the individual standings with a finish of tied for 26th-place.


Florida State showed a steady improvement over each of the three rounds of the tournament. The Seminoles improved their team score by 10 strokes from the first round to the third and counted all four scores at 75 or below in the final round. As a team the Seminoles averaged 75.25 strokes in the third round as compared to 77.75 in the first round.


Vickers (Alpharetta, Ga.) also showed a steady improvement in earning his second consecutive top-30 finish. He improved from a 77 in round one to a 76 in round two to a tournament-low 74 in round three. His final round score marked the fourth time this spring he has shot 74 or better.


Sophomore Matt Adcock (Apopka, Ga.) also earned his fourth consecutive top-30 finish while playing in his first ACC Championship tournament. He carded a final round 77 and finished with a 229 54-hole score for the weekend.


Freshman Adam Wallace (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) played his best golf in the final round as he carded a three-over par 75 for a 233 total and a finish of tied for 36th-place. Sophomore Rusty Mosley (Vidalia,Ga.) and Mark Sestilio (Punta Gorda, Fla.) finished in a tie for 39th place in the individual standings with identical three round scores of 234.


Clemson rallied from third place after two rounds to claim the team championship for the seventh time in school history. It was the Tigers first ACC Championship title since 2000. Richard Treis of North Carolina won the individual title with a 211 individual score.


The Seminoles close out their season at the Atlanta Intercollegiate May 8-9 at Eagles Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, Ga.





50th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship/Par 72 (Final FSU Results)
Old North State Club at Uhwarrie Point/New London, N.C./April 18-20

8/9 Florida State 311 305 301 917
T26 Tim Vickers 77 76 74 227
T29 Matt Adcock 77 75 77 229
T36 Adam Wallace 78 80 75 233
T39 Rusty Mosley 79 78 77 234
T39 Mark Sestilio 83 76 75 234


50th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship/Par 72 (Final Team Results)
Old North State Club at Uhwarrie Point/New London, N.C./April 18-20

1. Clemson 865 6. NC State 900
2. Wake Forest 866 7. Virginia 902
3. North Carolina 869 8. Florida State 917
4. Georgia Tech 881 9. Maryland 919
5. Duke 892
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