Terps Place 11th at Seminole Tourney

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March 3, 2008

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Sophomore Brendan Tracy finished in a tie for 31st individually to lead University of Maryland golfers Monday at the Seminole Intercollegiate men's golf tournament played at the Golden Eagle Country Club.

Tracy finished the 54-hole event with a 6-over-par total of 222. In Monday's rounds, he carded a 78 and 74 for the Terrapins, with his 74 being the team's best score of the final 18 holes.

As a team, Maryland finished 11th at 899 following rounds of 301 and 307 on Monday. The tournament field included a number of nationally ranked teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Southeastern Conference.

Host Florida State won the team event with a final score of 858 on its home course. Auburn was second at 862 with Virginia in third at 866.

Also for Maryland, junior Chris Gold had rounds of 75 and 77 Monday to tie for 43rd at 226. Donnie Shin also posted a 226 total after rounds of 76 and 80 on Monday. Andrew Kay went 74-76 on Monday for a 227 total and a tie for 47th, with Tom Hanna III finishing at 237 and in 63rd.

John Curran of Vanderbilt shot a pair of 68s on Monday to finish at 10-under-par 206 and capture medalist honors. He won by three strokes over Jay Moseley of Auburn and four shots over Kevin O'Connell of UNC and Zach Sucher of UAB.

Maryland plays next on April 11 to 13 at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate.

1. Florida State 285-288-285--858; 2. Auburn 286-287-289--862; 3. Virginia 286-286-294--866; 4. North Carolina 290-287-290--867; T5. Louisville 291-294-288--873; T5. Vanderbilt 300-292-281--873; T5. Alabama-Birmingham 291-296-286--873; 8. Ole Miss 285-293-304--882; 9. LSU 293-299-297--889; 10. College of Charleston 298-306-290--894; 11. MARYLAND 291-301-307--899; 12. Mississippi State 294-302-304--900.

T31. Brendan Tracy 70-78-74--222; T43. Chris Gold 74-75-77--226; T43. Donnie Shin 77-74-76--227; T47. Andrew Kay 77-74-76--227; 63. Tom Hanna III 79-76-82--237.