September 9, 2002 - by
Seminole Men’s Golf Team In Sixth Place After Two Rounds Of Celveland Golf/Kiawah Island Invitational.

Sept. 9, 2002




KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. –
The Florida State men’s golf team is in a tie for sixth place and Seminole sophomore Eric Beaty is in a tie for 12th place in the individual standings after two rounds of the Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Invitational at Turtle Point Golf Course. Florida State was in fifth place after the first round and is ahead of NC State and Tulsa and tied with Baylor, all of who finished in the nation’s top 30 in 2002, in the team standings. Florida State is the highest-ranking ACC team in the event heading into the final round as they are currently ahead of the NC State and Maryland.


Beaty (Germantown, Tenn.) was the most consistent Seminole over the course of the two rounds and 36 holes Monday. He carded a one-over par 73 in the first round and two-over par 74 in the second round. He begins play in the third and final round only seven strokes behind Vanderbilt’s Brandt Snedeker, the current medallist.


The Seminoles were in fifth place in the team standings after the first round with a score of 297. Beaty led Florida State in the first round with a one-over par 73. Junior Alan Beers (Midlothian, Va.) who carded a 74, junior Brad Lusenhop (Gloversville, N.Y.), 75 and senior Peter Mitchell (Miami, Fla.) also a 75 followed Beaty.


Junior Mark Sestilio (Punta Gorda, Fla.), competing in his first collegiate event for the Seminoles, is in a tie for 43rd place in the individual standings. He carded a 78 in round one and a 76 in round two.


The College of Charleston is in first place in the event with a two-round total of 581. The Cougars are nine strokes ahead of second-place Mississippi.


The third and final round is scheduled to begin at 7:45 Tuesday morning.


Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Invitational
Turtle Point Golf Club/Kiawah Island, S.C./(2nd Round Individual Results)

T6/15 Florida State 297 304 601
T12 Eric Beaty 73 74 147
T32 Alan Beers 74 77 151
T37 Brad Lusenhop 75 77 152
T43 Mark Sestilio 78 76 154
T58 Peter Mitchell 75 82 157


Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Invitational
Turtle Point Golf Club/Kiawah Island, S.C./(2nd Team Individual Results)

1. College of Charleston 581 8. Kentucky 605
2. Mississippi 590 South Carolina-Aiken 605
3. Alabama 594 10. Kent State 607
Vanderbilt 594 11. NC State 609
5. Virginia Tech 595 Tulsa 609
6. Florida State 601 13. South Carolina 610
Baylor 601 Louisiana State 610
15. Maryland 611
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