April 10, 2016 - by
Caron Leads #FSUGolf to Fourth Place

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Seminoles.com) – The sixth-ranked Florida State Men’s Golf team shot its best collective round on Sunday afternoon, combining for a 286 (2-over) to finish fourth overall (15-over) at the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate at The Club at Irish Creek. Numerous FSU golfers shot their best scores of the weekend, including junior Josh Lee’s 1-under 70 on Sunday.

Lee registered four birdies opposite of his three bogeys on a difficult golf course, including a final birdie on the par-4 second hole that was 382 yards. Lee finished tied for 16th individually.

Senior Rowin Caron ended strong with a final-round 71 (E) to finish eighth among all players at the tournament. Caron’s final round was steady, finishing with a birdie on the par-3, 186 yard third hole, a bogey on the par-5 sixth and 16 pars. Caron finished first among all players in par 3 scoring, shooting 2-under with an average score of 2.83.

As a team, Florida State finished second with a combined score of 12-over on par 3 holes, trailing only Kennesaw State (+10). FSU was third in par 4 scoring (+24) and had the second-most pars (178).

Redshirt junior Cristobal Del Solar recorded a 72 on the final day, also his best showing of the weekend. He set the tone for the day with consecutive birdies on his first two holes.

Freshman Bennett Baker finished well with a 73 (+2) in his final round.

Fellow ACC team Wake Forest won the tournament with a final score of 3-over (867). FSU’s fourth-place finish moved it up two spots from its end-of-day spot on Saturday.

The Seminoles return with the ACC Championship in New London, N.C., on April 22-24.

Caron Leads #FSUGolf to Fourth Place
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