Gastonia, NC - The nation's top-ranked men's golf team kept rolling on Tuesday. The FSU men captured the Gary Koch Invitational title and in the process set a school record by winning their fourth consecutive tournament title.
FSU opened the final round in Gastonia, NC with a nine stroke lead on 13th-ranked and second place Auburn. The Seminoles were able to pad that lead by another stroke and finish at -22 following the final round. Florida State shot seven-under as a team on the final day to cruise to the title.
Junior Rowin Caron finished in a tie for the tournament lead at eight-under and then captured the individual championship over Michael Johnson of Auburn in a three-hole playoff. While Caron led the way, all five Seminoles finished at even par or better.
Josh Lee had a strong tournament shooting five under and finishing in fourth. Cristobal Del Solar (-3) and Hank Lebioda (-2) finished eighth and 10th, respectively. Anthony Alex logged a top 15 finish as well as he shot even par and ended up in a tie for 14th.
The Seminoles will head into postseason play in just over two weeks in as good as a position as the program has ever been in. Carrying a No. 1 ranking and four straight tournament wins over a combined 14 teams in the top 10 and 27 top 50 schools, head coach Trey Jones' Seminoles will enter May as one of the favorites to make it to Bradenton and play for the 2015 National Championship.
--The following was a release from Florida State.