WEDNESDAY, APRIL 03, 2002
Men's Golf finishes 11th at Amoco Ultimate/Young Oil Intercollegiate

April 2, 2002

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. - JU senior Ben Lockwood (Tamworth, New South Wales) shot a 2-over-par 218 (75-71-72) to finish in a tie for 11th as the Dolphins shot a 907 (306-296-305) to place 11th out of 18 teams at the Amoco Ultimate/Young Oil Intercollegiate at the Silver Lakes Golf Course in Jacksonville, Ala. Austin Peay won the tournament with a 1-over-par 865 (280-291-294), while host Jacksonville State finished second with a 2-over 866 (287-290-289). Josh Teeter of Morehead State captured individual medallist honors with an 8-under-par 208 (74-66-68).

Morehead State placed third with a 6-over 870 (294-287-289), followed by Columbus State (877) and South Alabama (877) to round out the top five. JU finished three strokes back of Birmingham Southern (904) after struggling in the final round with a 305. Other top finishers for the Dolphins included Patrick Nealon, who shot a 228 (82-72-74) to finish in a tie for 46th, and Will Morgan, who shot a 231 (74-78-79) to finish in a tie for 55th. Luis Rivera (Jacksonville, Fla.) tied for 59th, while Kevin Vucinich (Moon Valley, Pa.) finished in a tie for 76th.

Matt Gallant of Austin Peay finished four strokes back of Teeter in second with a 212 along with Jared Purvis of Troy State, while Austin Peay's Adam Shanks and Jacksonville State's Matias Anselmo tied for fourth with a 214.

The Dolphins will wrap up the regular season at the Atlantic Sun Championship at the Deer Island Club in Tavares, Fla. April 21-24.


Team Results
1.  Austin Peay           280-291-294=865
2.  Jacksonville State    287-290-289=866
3.  Morehead State        294-287-289=870
4.  Columbus State        293-286-298=877
5.  South Alabama         294-293-297=884
6.  Florida Atlantic      296-295-298=889
7.  Armstrong State       299-304-292=895
8.  Troy State            296-299-302=897
9.  Murray State          303-300-300=903
10. Birmingham Sou.       308-298-298=904
11. Jacksonville          306-296-305=907
12. Tennessee-Martin      302-301-308=911
13. Tennessee Tech        306-310-300=916
14. Samford               317-303-299=919
    Lipscomb              324-298-297=919
16. Belmont               315-308-310=933
17. New Orleans           320-313-301=934

JU Top Finishers 11-t Ben Lockwood 75-71-72=218 46-t Patrick Nealon 82-72-74=228 55-t Will Morgan 74-78-79=231 59-t Luis Rivera 78-75-80=233 76-t Kevin Vucinich 79-80-81=240