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Men's Golf Sits Fifth at FAU Invitational
Saturday, March 27, 2010

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – With one round remaining at the 2010 FAU Invitational in Delray Beach, Fla., the FGCU men’s golf team is in fifth place in the field of 16. Sophomore Alex Medinis is tied for third on the individual leaderboard following Saturday’s second round.

The Eagles were in a two-way tie for fifth with FAU after round one, but took a one stroke lead on the Owls after turning in a 286 on Saturday. FGCU’s two-round 577 (291-286) puts them alone in fifth ahead Eastern Michigan (583), Notre Dame (585), Minnesota (585), Ohio State (591), Wisconsin (600), and Marquette (602). Illinois is the leader heading into the final round with a 561 (282-279).

Medinis (Fort Myers, Fla.) has done well in the tournament thus far and sits in a two-way tie for third overall with a 138 (70-68). Fellow classmate Brandon Pena (Clewiston, Fla.) is the only other Eagle in the top 25, submitting a 146 (75-71) and tying for 24th with seven other individuals. Illinois’ Chris DeForest is leading all golfers into the final round with a 135 (67-68).

The final round of the 2010 FAU Invitational will get underway on Sunday morning from the Gleneagles Country Club.

FGCU Two Day Results
T3 Alex Medinis (70 68) 138
T24 Brandon Pena (75 71) 146
T35 Gyles Robin (74 74) 148
T35 Daniel Mazziotta (72 76) 148
T73 Jeremy Self (81 73) 154

Leaderboard
1 Illinois (282 279) 561
2 Penn State U. (290 283) 573
3 Michigan (290 284) 574
4 Iowa (295 281) 576
5 Florida Gulf Coast U (291 286) 577
6 Florida Atlantic U. (291 287) 578
7 Eastern Michigan U. (293 290) 583
T8 Notre Dame, U. of (288 297) 585
T8 St. Mary's-Californ. (298 287) 585
T8 Minnesota (293 292) 585
T11 Ohio State (302 289) 591
T11 Murray State Univ. (298 293) 591
13 So. Florida, U. of (298 296) 594
14 Wisconsin, U. of (306 294) 600
15 Marquette University (298 304) 602
16 Northern Illinois U. (301 302) 603