Tech Finishes Fourth at Matlock Collegiate Classic
Krusoe finishes 7th to lead Hokies
March 6, 2001 LAKELAND, Fla. - Virginia Tech opened the spring season in strong form, shooting a final round 309 to finish fourth in the Matlock Collegiate Classic at the Grasslands Golf Club in Lakeland, Fla. The Hokies shot a 313-307-309=929. Two Hokies recorded top-10 finishes. Brian Krusoe led the Hokies with a 79-71-80=230 and finished tied for seventh place. Johnson Wagner tied for 10th with a 78-75-78=231 and Chris McKeel shot a 79-79-76=234 for a tie for 21st place. Ryan Stinnett shot 77-84-75=236 and finished in a tie for 27th place and Brendon de Jonge was tied for 54th place with an 81-82-80=243. Host Florida Southern won the 18-team event with a 903, 13 strokes better than Alabama, which finished second with a 916. Stanford was third, shooting 919. Tech completed the second round in the morning before playing the final round. The Hokies compete in the Ironwood Intercollegiate on March 11-13 at the Ironwood Golf Club in Greenville, N.C.
FINAL TEAM RESULTS 1. Florida Southern 300-300-303=903 2. Alabama 300-302-314=916 3. Stanford 298-311-310=919 4. VIRGINIA TECH 313-307-309=929 5. Mississippi 311-308-311=930 Georgia Southern 307-318-305=930 7. Ohio State 307-313-311=931 8. Old Dominion 313-307-315=935 9. Memphis 319-314-314=947 10. Furman 321-310-324=955 11. Richmond 318-322-318=958 12. Mississippi State 316-328-317=961 13. Kentucky 327-320-317=964 14. Wofford 320-327-325=972 Valdosta State 319-331-329=972 16. Illinois 324-331-329=984 17. Temple 337-333-322=992 DNF Middle Tennessee State 334-329-DNF