February 10, 2002 - by
Seminoles Continue To Play Well At Gator Invitational Men’s Golf Tournament

Feb. 10, 2002







GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
Sophomore Alan Beers shot a one-under par 70 to lead three Seminoles with scores of 73 or better in the second round of the Gator Invitational at the University of Florida Golf Course. The Seminoles continued to play well as a team in their first tournament of the season as they scored a 291 in the second round and totaled 580 for the first two rounds of the three-round tournament that concludes Sunday.


Alabama Birmingham maintained its lead in the team standings with a two-round total of 556. Florida, the host school, is nine strokes back with a two-round total of 565. Graeme McDowell of UAB is the current individual medallist with an eight under par score of 132 heading into round three.


Beers (Midlothian, Va.) paced the Seminoles in round two with his career-low round of 70. His previous low career score was a 77 during the G. Gunby Jordan Intercollegiate tournament while he was a member of the golf team at Mississippi State University. Beers begins round three in a tied for 52nd-place in the individual standings.


Junior Peter Mitchell (Miami, Fla.) is the top ranked Seminole in the individual standings. He begins round three in a tie for 21st-place with a four-over par score of 144. He has carded a pair of career-low rounds of 72. Mitchell in followed in the individual standings by freshman Eric Beaty (Germantown, Tenn.) who is in a tie for 38th-place after carding a career-best one over par 71 in Saturday’s first round.


Senior Rick Westbrook (Alto, Ga.) and sophomore Brad Lusenhop (Gloversville, Fla.) are tied for 46th in the individual standings with identical two-round scores of 148.


The tournament concludes Sunday with a final round of 18 holes.


University of Florida Gator Invitational/Feb. 9-10, 2002 (Individual Results – 2ND Round)
University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla.

11. Florida State 289 291 580
T11. Peter Mitchell 72 72 144
T38. Eric Beaty 71 76 147
T46. Rick Westbrook 71 77 148
T46. Brad Lusenhop 75 73 148
T52 Alan Beers 79 70 149


University of Florida Gator Invitational/Feb. 9-10, 2002 (Team Results – 2ND Round)
University of Florida Golf Course/Gainesville, Fla.

1. Alabama Birmingham 556 9. Alabama 578
2. Florida 565 North Florida 580
3. Augusta State 566 11. Florida State 580
Louisiana State 566 12. South Florida 591
5. Georgia State 570 13. Central Florida 596
6. College of Charleston 576 14. Kentucky 597
Georgia Southern 576 15. Ohio State 606
8. Purdue 577
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