March 28, 2007
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Buoyed by its third place finish at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Invitational, the Florida State men’s golf team is ranked 19th in the latest national rankings by GolfStat – the statistical scoring service utilized as one of the components in selecting the teams who will participate in the upcoming NCAA Regionals and NCAA Championship tournament in May.
Florida State finished third in the 15-team Hootie and Bulls Bay Invitational – a finish that marked the fifth top five team finish in seven events during the fall 2006 and spring 2007 seasons combined. The Seminoles have a second place team finish (Gator Invitational) and two third place team finishes (Seminole Intercollegiate and Hootie at Bulls Bay Invitational) in three events this spring.
Florida State has 10 wins over teams currently ranked in the top-25 this year. The Seminoles have two wins over No. 11 Coastal Carolina and No. 20 Georgia State and one win each against No. 13 East Tennessee State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Tulsa and Auburn. The Seminoles are ranked sixth in the Southeast Region and are 28-8-1 against teams from their region.
The Seminoles are one of five teams in the top 25 and are joined by Clemson (eighth), Georgia Tech (14th), North Carolina (17th) and Wake Forest (22nd) in this week’s list of the nation’s best teams.
GolfStat - Head To Head Top 25 National Rankings Rank Team 1. Stanford 2. Georgia 3. Alabama 4. Southern California 5. Oklahoma State 6. UNLV 7. Lamar 8. Clemson 9. Florida 10. UCLA 11. Coastal Carolina 12. Texas A&M 13. East Tennessee State 14. Georgia Tech 15. Tennessee 16. Brigham Young 17. North Carolina 18. Louisville 19. Florida State 20. Georgia State 21. Arizona State 22. Wake Forest 23. Texas 24. Tulsa 25. Auburn