May 5, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State men’s golf team closes out its 2002-03 season as it travels to play in the Fourth Annual Atlanta Intercollegiate presented by Warehouse 1 and hosted by Georgia State University. Florida State has earned five top-10 finishes in six events this spring.
THE 2003 ATLANTA INTERCOLLEGIATE PARTICIPANTS
Florida State is joined by Alabama Birmingham, No. 12 Auburn, No. 4 Augusta State, No. 1 Clemson, No. 21 College of Charleston, No. 9 Florida, No. 13 Georgia, Georgia State, Louisville, Mississippi State and No. 27 Vanderbilt Atlanta Intercollegiate. The event will be played at the par 72, 6,899 yard Eagles Landing Country Club course in Stockbridge, Ga.
ADCOCK TOP SEMINOLE IN SCORING COLUMN
Sophomore Matt Adcock enters the 2003 Atlanta Intercollegiate averaging a career-best 74.41 strokes in 17 rounds during six tournaments this spring. He has registered two of the top five and six of the top 15 single round scores for the Seminoles this spring and leads the team with ten rounds of scores at 75 or below. Adcock carded his career-low single round score of 71 during the second and third rounds of the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate March 10-11.
MOSLEY PLAYING THE BEST GOLF OF HIS SEMINOLE CAREER
Sophomore Rusty Mosley enters the 2003 Atlanta Intercollegiate playing the best golf of his Seminole career. He has a career-low 75.18 stroke average in 11 rounds during four tournaments this spring. Mosley is averaging one stroke below his career average (76.15-75.18) this spring and has carded five rounds with scores of 75 or below. His previous single-season stroke average of 75.50 came during the fall 2000 season.
SESTILIO EARNING HIS PLAYING TIME
Sophomore Mark Sestilio is ranked second on the team with a 75.64 stroke average this spring. After not competing in any events during his first two years as a Seminole, Sestilio has played in five events this year including four this spring. Sestilio enjoyed the best tournament of his career at the Seminole Intercollegiate this spring. He posted career-bests for top finish (tied for 20th), low single round (70), low 36 hole (145) and low tournament scores (218).
THE SEMINOLES STARTING FIVE
Florida State will play with the following lineup at the fourth annual Atlanta Intercollegiate – freshman Adam Wallace, sophomores Matt Adcock, Rusty Mosley and Mark Sestilio and junior Tim Vickers. It marks the third time this spring this particular quintet has played together.
FLORIDA STATE AT THE 50TH ANNUAL ACC CHAMPIONSHIP
The Florida State men’s golf team improved by one team position on the final day and finished in eighth place at the 50th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship at the Old North State Golf Club at Uwharrie Point. The Seminoles shot their tournament best single-round score in the final round and moved ahead of ninth-place Maryland in the final standings. Florida State junior Tim Vickers carded a 74 in the final round and led the Seminoles in the individual standings with a finish of tied for 26th-place. Florida State showed a steady improvement over each of the three rounds of the tournament.
FLORIDA STATE MEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (SPRING 2003)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Matt Adcock 6 17 3 10 71 1,265 74.41
Peter Mitchell 2 6 2 3 70 450 75.00
Rusty Mosley 4 11 3 5 71 827 75.18
Mark Sestilio 4 11 2 6 70 832 75.64
Tim Vickers 5 14 1 6 71 1,065 76.07
Adam Wallace 5 14 1 6 70 1,078 77.00
Brad Lusenhop 4 12 0 2 74 929 77.42