MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2003
Men's Golf Finishes 13th at Mission Inn Collegiate Classic

Oct. 13, 2003

HOWEY IN THE HILLS, Fla. - Freshmen Russell Knox (Inverness, Scotland) and Duncan Stewart (Moray Shire, Scotland) each shot an 11-over-par 224 to finish tied for 27th out of 85 golfers as the Dolphins placed 13th out of 17 teams at the Mission Inn Collegiate Classic. JU shot a 916 (309-306-301) on the par-71, 6,814-yard El Campeon-Mission Inn Course in its first action of the season.

Old Dominion fired an 869 (288-291-290) to win the event by three strokes over Bethune-Cookman. Host Winthrop (877) finished third, followed by Wofford (881) and Charleston Southern (888) to round out the top five. Billy Hurley of Navy shot a five-under-par 208 (73-68-67) to earn individual medallist honors.

Freshman Seiji Hirai (Hagerstown, Mass.) fired a 233, while fellow freshman Jamie Kennedy (Edinburgh, Scotland) shot a 235 for JU.

The Dolphins return to action at the Charleston Southern Fall Intercollegiate, Nov. 3-4.

Team Results
1.  Old Dominion        288-291-290=869
2.  Bethune-Cookman     289-297-286=872
3.  Winthrop            291-295-291=877
4.  Wofford             302-294-285=881
5.  Charleston Southern 297-295-296=888
6.  Gardner-Webb        289-302-300=891
7.  Elon                298-299-297=894
    Towson              302-297-295=894
9.  Florida Atlantic    290-298-311=899
10. Stetson             306-301-300=907
11. High Point          306-302-302=910
12. Navy                313-311-290=914
13. Jacksonville        309-306-301=915
14. Florida A&M         313-300-305=918
15. The Citadel         320-308-292=920
16. Birmingham Southern 312-304-305=921
17. Appalachian State   309-305-310=924

JU Top Finishers 27th-t Russell Knox 80-73-71=224 Duncan Stewart 77-75-72=224 56th-t Seiji Harai 74-83-76=233 67th-t Jamie Kennedy 78-75-82=235 85th Kevin Vucinich 86-87-86=259