Men's Golf Finishes Sixth at Stetson Spring Invitational

March 24, 2004

DeLAND, Fla. - JU freshman Russell Knox (Inverness, Scotland) fired a two-round 161 (79-83) to finish in a tie for 16th as the Dolphins shot a 649 (320-329) to place sixth at the Stetson Spring Invitational in DeLand, Fla. Campbell shot a 606 (300-306) to win the tourney on the par-72, 6,854-yard course at the Victoria Hills Golf Club. Stetson's Scott Giles fired a 3-over 147 (71-76) to earn individual medallist honors.

Dolphin freshman Seaji Haria (Hagerstown, Md.) shot a 163 (85-78) to finish in a tie for 20th along with fellow freshman Jamie Kennedy (Edinburgh, Scotland), who also fired 163 (79-84). Other JU participants included sophomore Mattias Eriksson (Landskrona, Sweden), who shot a 164 (79-85) to finish in a tie for 23rd, and sophomore Brian Blackburn (Jacksonville/Orange Park), who fired a 168 (84-84) in his second collegiate tournament.

The Dolphins return to action at the Atlantic Sun Championship April 19-21 in Buies Creek, N.C.

Team Results
1.  Campbell            300-306=606
2.  Stetson             299-318=617
3.  Bethune-Cookman     312-324=636
4.  Florida A&M         312-325=637
5.  Embry-Riddle        317-331=648
6.  Jacksonville        320-329=649
7.  St. Thomas (Minn.)  331-328=659
8.  Stetson 2           341-332=673

JU Top Finishers 16th-t Russell Knox 78-83=161 20th-t Seaji Haria 85-78=163 20th-t Jamie Kennedy 79-84=163 23rd-t Mattias Kennedy 79-84=164 28th-t Brian Blackburn 84-84=168