Going to Gainesville


Feb. 13, 2014

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By Andy Seeley
UCFKnights.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) -- The UCF men's golf team has finished preparation and set its lineup for the SunTrust Gator Invitational, which will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Mark Bostick Golf Course in Gainesville. 

Rated at No. 5 in the latest Golfstat.com rankings, the Knights will be among the favorites in the event. Saturday's play will consist of 36 holes witha  shotgun start at 8 a.m. Round two is set for approximately 1 p.m. Saturday. Sunday's third and final round will also begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

UCF will face a talented field in the 14-team event. Including UCF, the Gator Invitational features four Top 20 teams, eight squads ranked in the Top 50 and 12 in the Top 100. Among the top squads in this tournament are No. 8 UAB, No. 16 Vanderbilt, No. 20 Florida State and No. 21 Arkansas.

In Gainesville this weekend, the Knights will send out the same lineup that took runner-up honors to No. 1-ranked Alabama at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational in UCF's fall finale. 

Greg Eason, Ricardo Gouveia, Linus Vaisanen, Kyle Wilshire and Ryan Stovash will compete for UCF at the Gator Invitational.  The five players are exempt into the tournament based on their finishes at Isleworth.

Live scoring for the SunTrust Gator Invitational is available by clicking here.

Qualifying Criteria:

Exemptions

1. Ricardo Gouveia – Exempt based on finishing in the Top-30 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (finished T-18).

2. Greg Eason – Exempt based on finishing in the Top-30 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (finished T-8).

3. Linus Vaisanen – Exempt based on finishing in the Top-30 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (finished T-28).

4. Kyle Wilshire – Exempt based on finishing in the Top-30 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (finished 4th).

5. Ryan Stovash – Exempt based on finishing in the Top-30 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational (finished T-5).


 

 

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