Men's Golf Eighth At Mission Inn Collegiate Classic
Torstein Naevestad - shot even-par 71

Torstein Naevestad - shot even-par 71

Oct. 8, 2004

Howey-in-the-Hills, FL - The Florida Atlantic University men's golf team are in eighth place after shooting a 16-over par 300 in Friday's first round of the Mission Inn Collegiate Classic.

2003 Atlantic Sun Conference freshman-of-the-year Torstein Naevestad shot a team-leading even-par 71 on the El Campeon-Mission Inn course, placing him in a tie for sixth, three shots behind the leaders. Naevestad finished seventh in last year's event after an opening 68.

Freshman Joong Jo, in his first collegiate tournament, shot a four-over 75 and is tied for 32nd, while fellow freshman Marco Morales and sophomore Tommy Suri are tied for 53rd spot after six-over 75's. Rounding out the scoring was Senior Cris Andersen who had a fine back nine of 39 on his way to an 85.

Team Scores: 1. Winthrop 289 (+5); 2. Chattanooga 291 (+7); 3. Wofford 292 (+8); 4. Charleston Southern 293 (+9); 5. Illinois State 294 (+10); 6. Jacksonville St. 299 (+15); Elon 299 (+15); 8. Florida Atlantic 300 (+16); 9. Gardner-Webb 301 (+17); 10. Florida A&M 303 (+19).

11. Tennessee State 304 (+20); 12. Western Carolina 305 (+21); 13. Appalachian State 306 (+22); Old Dominion 306 (+22); Cincinnati 306 (+22); 16. Lipscomb 311 (+27); 17. Bethune-Cookman 313 (+29); 18. High Point 314 (+30); 19. Citadel 315 (+31); 20. Stetson 319 (+35).

Individual Leaders: 1. Daniel Sloan (Wofford) 34-34--68; Bryce Ledford (Chattanooga) 33-35--68; Conor O'Shea (Charles. So.) 33-35--68

FAU: 6 (tie). Torstein Naevestad 37-34--71; 32 (tie). Joong Jo 37-38--75; 53 (tie). Marco Morales 36-41--77; 53 (tie). Tommy Suri 37-40--77; 97 (tie). Cris Andersen 46-39--85.

 

 

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