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Oct. 13, 1997

Florida State Swings to Seventh Place Tie

MEMPHIS, TN–The Florida State men’s golf team finished tied for seventh
place in the rain-shortened Kroger Intercollegiate at the Colonial Country
Club in Memphis, TN. The tournament, played on the Colonial’s South
Course, was shortened to 36 holes after rain forced the cancellation of a
round yesterday.

The Seminole team score of 608 tied them with Vanderbilt University.
Both teams finished two strokes behind Louisiana State University. The
University of Michigan finished in fifth, four strokes ahead of Seminoles
and Commodores.

Four of Florida State’s five golfers finished the tournament tied for
24th. They all posted two-round totals of 152. George McNeill, Barry
Dyche, Jason Pool and Mark Monroe all finished the tournament, ten strokes
behind the winner. Sophomore Nathan Bertsch rounded out the scoring for
the Seminoles, placing tied for 68th with a total of 160.

The University of Arkansas captured the team title, beating Nebraska by
three strokes. Kent State University finished third, six strokes off the

Michigan’s Michael Harris won the medalist honors after posting a total
of two-under 142. Josh Madden of Nebraska and Dan Chartrand of Memphis
finished two strokes off the lead and tied for second.

The Seminoles will conclude their fall schedule in two weeks at the
Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate.

FSU TEAM SCORE      302-306     608 (t7)
George McNeill      78-74       152 (t24)
Barry Dyche         76-76       152 (t24)
Jason Pool          74-78       152 (t24)
Mark Monroe         74-78       152 (t24)
Nathan Bertsch      78-82       160 (t68)

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