Sept. 29, 1997
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–The Florida State men’s golf team is in a tie for fourth
place with the University of Mississippi after the first round of the
University of Tennessee Tournament of Champions. The Seminole team score
of three-under par 285 stands nine strokes behind leader North Carolina
State and four back of third-place Mississippi State.
The Seminoles are currently led by senior Jason Pool. Pool, a native of
Great Falls, VA, fired an opening round 70, which ties him with nine other
golfers. Barry Dyche also turned in an impressive first round, posting a
one-under round of 71 today to stand tied for 21st. Senior George McNeill
and sophomore Nathan Bertsch both ended the day tied for 26th with rounds
of 72. Mark Monroe rounded out the scoring for the Seminoles with a 75.
North Carolina State is one stroke ahead of the University of Georgia
after one round. The Wolfpack shot a combined score of 12-under par for a
total of 276. Georgia is four shots ahead of Mississippi State for second
Jason Bunch of North Carolina State fired an opening round 66 today to
stand one stroke ahead of teammate Tim Clark and Michael Morrison of
Tournament play with conclude tomorrow at the Holston Hills Country Club.