Top-seeded UF men stumble in semis

Compiled from Times wires
Published October 31, 2006

FORT WORTH, Texas - The top-seeded Florida men's golf team dropped a semifinal match 3-1-1 to defending national champion and No. 4 seed Oklahoma State on Monday at Colonial Country Club. Junior Manuel Villegas picked up his third win of the tournament, running his record to 3-0.

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SAINT LEO MEN: The Lions were second after the opening two rounds at the Saint Leo Men's Invitational in Dade City. Saint Leo was led by freshman Mark McGuire, who carded an even-par 144 (72-72) to tie for second.

SAINT LEO WOMEN: The Lions stood third after the first day of the Saint Leo Fall Invitational in Dade City. Saint Leo shot a team total of 329 to finish ahead of Sunshine State Conference foe Florida Tech (337). No. 2 ranked Lynn leads after posting a 303.


UCF MEN: Sophomore Chris Andaur had the winning goal and added an assist as Central Florida beat Marshall 4-2 in Tulsa, Okla. The Golden Knights (6-8-2, 3-3-2 Conference USA) earned the No. 6 seed in the C-USA Championship that begins Wednesday. They will host No. 3 seed Tulsa.

ncaa II tournament: The Tampa women, ranked eighth in the Division II NSCAA/adidas poll, were selected for the NCAA II Tournament and will serve as a host as the top-ranked team in the South Region. The Spartans (15-2-1) will face fourth-seeded Nova Southeastern (11-3-2). The Saint Leo women (14-3-1) earned their first berth into the tournament. The Lions, seeded third in the South Region, will face second seed West Florida (15-2-2) on Friday.


UF WOMEN: Sophomore middle blocker Kelsey Bowers broke a 13-year-old Gators record during the weekend and was named Southeastern Conference defensive player of the week. Against Alabama on Sunday, Bowers recorded a UF-record 13 block assists.