UCF Men's Golf In Eighth After Day One Of Seminole

March 4, 2007

Orlando, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF men's golf team concluded round one of the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee, Fla., in eighth place with a total of 299 (+11). The three-round event is being played at the Par 72, 7,041-yard Golden Eagle Country Club.

UCF is nine shots back of co-leaders Auburn and Mississippi State, who posted totals of 290 (+2). North Carolina State's Brad Revell leads the individual title hunt after registering a 67 (-5) in the first round.

Freshman Nuno Henriques (Funchal, Portugal/The Pendleton School) turned in the best scorecard for the Golden Knights, firing a 73 (+1) on Sunday to stand in a tie for 16th. One shot back of Henriques was junior Giwon Suh (Orlando, Fla./Olympia), who stands in a tie for 26th after his 74 (+2). Suh led the Golden Knights with four birdies on his round.

Freshman Mike Stern (Miami, Fla./Killian) made three birdies during his round to card a 75 (+3). He is tied with three other competitors in 34th. Sophomores Greg Forest (Palm City, Fla./Martin County) and Preston Brown (Ponte Vedra, Fla./Nease) each posted 77's in round one. Their five-over scores have them tied for 46th.

Playing as an individual for UCF, freshman David Palm (Jacksonville, Fla./Bartram Trail) shot a 76 (+4). The Knights will play round two on Monday and conclude the tournament with third-round play on Tuesday.

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Team Leaderboard - Round One (Final)Rank Team Totals1 Auburn 290 (+2) Mississippi State 290 (+2)3 College of Charleston 293 (+5)4 Northwestern 294 (+6)5 UAB 295 (+7)6 North Carolina 296 (+8)7 Mississippi 297 (+9)8 UCF 299 (+11)9 Florida State 300 (+12)10 Vanderbilt 301 (+13)11 East Tennessee State 302 (+14) Virginia 302 (+14)13 LSU 303 (+15)14 North Carolina State 304 (+16)15 Toledo 313 (+25)
Individual LeaderboardRank Player (School) Total1 Brad Revell (North Carolina State) 67 (-5)2 Zach Sucher (UAB) 69 (-3)3 Noah Goldman (Mississippi State) 70 (-2) Song Jeon (Florida State) 70 (-2) Seamus Power (East Tenn. State) 70 (-2) Chris Rogers (Mississippi) 70 (-2)
UCF IndividualsNino Henriques 73 (+1)Giwon Suh 74 (+2)Mike Stern 75 (+3)*David Palm 76 (+4)Preston Brown 77 (+5)Greg Forest 77 (+5)*playing as an individual