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.

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