THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2002
Men's Golf Finishes 11th at Rio Pinar

Oct. 31, 2002

ORLANDO, Fla. - JU senior Derek Ausherman (Middletown, Md.) led the Dolphins to an 11th place finish in their first tournament of the fall season at the UCF/Rio Pinar Intercollegiate at the Rio Pinar Country Club. JU had a three-round total of 907 (306-302-299) at the par 72 course to finish 46 strokes behind Florida Gulf Coast University, which finished three-under par with a total of 861 (288-283-290).

Ausherman fired a low round of 72 in the third round to finish with a total of 223 (75-76-72). Junior Will Morgan (Berkshire, England) fired a 224 (76-72-76) to finish tied for 33rd, while senior Andy Allen (Jacksonville/Wolfson) had a total of 227 (75-78-74) to finish tied for 41st. Rollins College's Alex Smith took home individual medallist honors, finishing seven-under par with a total of 209 (67-73-69) and defeating Arvid Ganestam from Oral Roberts by two strokes.

The Dolphins return to action Nov. 10-12 at the Stetson Intercollegiate in DeLand, Fla.

Team Results
1.    Florida Gulf Coast Univ.  288-283-290=861
2.    UCF                       289-292-284=865
3.    Wofford College           291-289-295=875
4.    Rollins College           290-297-290=877
5.    Univ. of Memphis          296-288-297=881
6.    USF                       297-293-297=887
      Oral Roberts              296-295-296=887
8.    Middle Tennessee St.      300-289-300=889
9.    Johnson & Wales U-FL      305-300-291=902
10.   Nova Southeastern U.      305-297-300=902
11.   JU                        306-302-299=907
12.   FAU                       298-304-306=908
13.   Stetson                   306-306-304=916
14.   Troy State                316-306-307=929

JU Top Finishers T-25th Derek Ausherman 75-76-72=223 T-33rd Will Morgan 76-72-76=224 T-41st Andy Allen 75-78-74=227 T-57th Luis Rivera 80-76-77=233 71st Travis Ausherman 80-81-83=244