Ben Lockwood Takes the Title at The Citadel Invitational

March 12, 2002

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. - For the second time in as many tournaments, Jacksonville's Ben Lockwood (Tamworth, New South Wales) came away with the individual crown as he won the The Citadel Invitational Tuesday at Pine Forrest Country Club in Summerville, S.C. Lockwood fired a four-under par 140 (70-70) and won a playoff round to claim his third win of the year. The Dolphins also put together a solid team performance, finishing second, after falling in a playoff round, shooting a 30-over par 591 (296-295), behind first place Elon University.

Patrick Nealon (Ormond Beach, Fla.) and Will Morgan (Holy Port, England) fired an identical five-over 175 (75-74) to finish in a three-way tie for 10th, while Louis Rivera (Jacksonville, Fla.) shot a 9-over 153 (76-77) to finish in a tie for 22nd place. Ryan Busch shot a 15-over par 159 to finish in a tie for 42nd to round out the Dolphin's scorers.

Elon University won the tournament, firing shooting a 30-over par 591 (295-296), after outlasting the Dolphins in the playoff round. The Dolphins finished in second, followed by South Carolina, Charleston Southern and Gardner-Webb.

Team Results			        Top Finishers
1.  Elon University	295-296=591	1.  Ben Lockwood, Jacksonville		70-70=140
2.  Jacksonville	296-295=591	2.  Gordon Huhges, High Point		70-70=140
3.  South Carolina	299-294=593	    Nash Elliott, South Carolina	71-69=140
4.  Charleston Southern	305-293=598	4.  David Ryles, Charleston So.		76-68=144
5.  Gardner-Webb	308-299=607	5.  Jason Huguet, South Carolina	73-74=147
6.  High Point	        308-305=613
7.  Western Carolina	322-299=621
8.  Ferris State	312-318=630	JU
9.  Gonzaga	        324-312=636	1.    Ben Lockwood			70-70=140
10. UMBC	        327-312=639	t-20. Louis Rivera			75-74=149
11. Ohio Wesleyan	323-317=640	t-23  Patrick Nealon			75-74=149
12. South Carolina St.	326-318=644	t-29. Will Morgan			76-77=153
13. The Citadel	        333-339=672	44.   Andy Lane			        78-81=159
14. Viriginia Military	365-345=710