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Feb. 18, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team concluded play Tuesday at the Matlock Classic and finished fifth. The Buckeyes fired a three-round total of 12-over-par, 876, edging out Florida Southern by one stroke. The event was held at the par-72, 7,065-yard Grasslands Golf and Country Club in Lakeland, Fla.

The Buckeyes fifth place finish marks the third time this season Ohio State has finished in the Top 5 in tournament play. Earlier this fall, the Buckeyes tied for fifth at the Northern Intercollegiate and fourth at the Gary Koch Invitational

Scott Anderson (So., Great Falls, Mont./Great Falls) continued his solid play and posted a final tournament score of 2-under-par, 214, which tied him for seventh. Anderson’s seventh-place finish marked the highest finish of his collegiate career.

Zach Doran (Jr., Dublin, Ohio/Columbus Academy) and Kevin Hall (Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Rita) also turned in strong performances for the Buckeyes during the final round. Hall’s final-round score of even par tied him for 22nd for a three-round total of 4-over-par, 220. Doran’s final round score of 2-over-par, 74, gave him for a three-round total of 5-over-par, 221, tying him for 26th.

Geoffrey Harris of Old Dominion led all individuals with a three-round total of 7-under-par, 209. Tulsa won the team title with a score of 2-over-par, 866.

The Buckeyes will return to action March 3-4 at the Southwestern Intercollegiate in Los Angeles, Calif.

Team Results Pl. Team Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total 1. Tulsa 288 294 284 866 2. UNC-Wilmington 290 290 287 867 3. Miami (Ohio) 290 288 290 868 4 Rollins College 286 292 295 873 5. Ohio State 293 289 294 876 T6. Florida Southern 294 291 292 877 Virginia Tech 291 296 290 877 8. Colorado 290 295 293 878 9. Old Dominion 295 296 288 879 10. Missouri 295 295 290 880 11. Mississippi State 297 298 292 887 12. West Florida 292 302 294 888 T13. Georgia Coll. & St. U. 295 297 301 893 Campbell 305 289 299 893 15. Va. Commonwealth 297 301 300 898 16. Valdosta State 300 298 301 899 17. Richmond 305 308 304 917 18. St. Leo University 321 324 325 970

Ohio State Individuals Pl. Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total T7. Scott Anderson 71 69 74 214 T22. Kevin Hall 75 73 72 220 T26. Zach Doran 72 75 74 221 T36. Darren Lundgren 75 72 77 224 T67. Zack Randol 77 80 74 231