February 11, 2001

Augusta State Finishes in Third Place at the Gator Invitational

 

GAINESVILLE, FL - Augusta State University’s golf team finished in third place at the Gator Invitational, hosted by the University of Florida. Augusta State shot a three-round total of 825 (-15) to finish 15 strokes behind tournament champion Florida (810; -30). The College of Charleston finished in second place with an 824 (-16).

The top three finish marked the fourth straight year ASU has finished in the top three at the Gator Invitational. After winning the tournament in 1998, ASU finished runner-up each of the past two seasons prior to this year’s third place finish.

Both Jamie Elson and Robert Duck finished in a tie for eighth place after firing rounds of 68-68-70 for a tournament total of 206 (-4). Florida’s Camilo Benedetti claimed individual medalist honors with rounds of 66-64-66 for a final tally of 196 (-14).

Other ASU finishes included a 12th place finish by Michael Webb (67-66-74--207), a 16th place finish by Oliver Wilson (71-71-67--209) and a 67th place finish by Jayce Stepp (75-76-71--222).

The Jaguars will be in action again February 18-20 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, hosted by the University of North Florida.

GATOR INVITATIONAL

FEBRUARY 10-11, 2001

 

1. Florida 269-276-265--810 (-30)

2. College of Charleston 273-271-280--824 (-16)

3. Augusta State 274-273-278--825 (-15)

4. Mississippi 276-272-284--832 (-8)

5. Georgia State 281-277-279--837 (-3)

6. Vanderbilt 284-275-279--838 (-2)

7. North Florida 287-276-278--841 (+1)

8. Louisiana State 273-286-284--843 (+3)

9. Ohio State 281-280-283--844 (+4)

Georgia Southern 280-289-275--844 (+4)

11. Alabama-Birmingham 284-279-285--848 (+8)

12. Alabama 286-285-284--855 (+15)

13. Purdue 293-282-290--865 (+25)

14. Central Florida 288-290-291--869 (+29)

15. Kentucky 293-299-287--879 (+39)

 

FINAL ASU INDIVIDUAL RESULTS



T8. Jamie Elson 68-68-70--206 (-4)

T8. Robert Duck 68-68-70--206 (-4)

T12. Michael Webb 67-66-74--207 (-3)

T16. Oliver Wilson 71-71-67--209 (-1)

T67. Jayce Stepp 75-76-71--222 (+12)