Freshman Rowin Caron garners his first collegiate tournament.
Florida State has five players in the top ten after two rounds.
The two-day, three round tournament begins Monday.
The first round of the tournament has been postponed until Monday due to snow.
Florida State is coming off of its second win of the season.
On Lolas: One of Seminoles top returning golfers who will look to work himself back into the starting line-up during the final two seasons of his Seminole career...has played in 16 career events - including the 2012 NCAA Championship Finals at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California -- and has been a member of two Seminole teams that have made consecutive appearances in the NCAA Tournament (2011 and 2012)...played in his first career ACC Championship tournament during his freshman season in 2011...finished in 12th place at the 2011 South American Amateur Championship...first career top 10 finish came as he finished in a tie for seventh place at the Linger Longer Invitational in leading the Seminoles to a fifth place finish in the team standings...has helped the Seminoles to four top five finishes and six top 10 finishes as a member of the Seminoles' line-up during the first two years of his career...Florida State's leading golfer in two events during his freshman season (Linger Longer Invitational and ASU Thunderbird Invitational) and counted more than 75 percent of his rounds as a freshman...best tournament of his first two seasons came at the Linger Longer Invitational during the spring of 2011 as he finished in a career best tied for seventh place with his career best tournament score of 214...finished under par for the first time in his career with a two under par score at the Linger Longer...best single round score of 68 and best 36 hole score came at the Thunderbird Invitational hosted by Arizona State University during the spring of 2011... became a member of the Seminole men's golf team in the spring of 2010 and immediately began preparing himself to be successful both on and off the course at Florida State...came to the United States in order to gain experience on better golf course and pursue scholarship and educational opportunities...has a career average of 74.77 strokes in 48 rounds during 16 career tournaments.
Spring 2010: A redshirt member of the Florida State men's golf team.
Fall 2010: Earned playing time as a member of the Seminoles' starting line-up for the first time in his career at the season opening Olympia Fields Invitational and played as an individual competitor at the Brickyard Intercollegiate...finished in a tie for 50th place in the individual standings at the Brickyard Intercollegiate as he carded his best single round score of the season - a 73 in the third round of the event...averaged 75.83 strokes in six rounds during the first two tournaments of his Seminole career.
Spring 2011: Helped lead Florida State to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth consecutive season and for the first time in his career as the Seminoles finished in a tie for eighth place at the NCAA Indiana Regional Championship...Florida State's third leading golfer with a 73.67 stroke average and ranked third on the team in rounds scored a par or better (six) and rounds scored at 75 or better as he enjoyed his best season as a Seminole...in Florida State's starting line-up in six of eight events and played in one more as an individual participant to play in seven of the Seminoles' 12 events...played well in the postseason (ACC Championship and NCAA Regional Championship) with an average of 74.33 strokes in six rounds played...counted all six of his scores toward the team score in the ACC and the NCAA Regional championships...best score of his career - a four under par 68 -- came in the second round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...was in a tie for 12th place in the event after the first two rounds with a career best 36 hole score of 141...carded a two over par 74 and was in a tie for 27th place in the individual standings after the first round of the NCAA Indiana Regional championship...best back to back rounds of golf (70-70) came in the second and third rounds of the Linger Longer Invitational...his two round total of 140 allowed him to finish in a career best tie for seventh place in the individual standings with a career best tournament score of 214 and a career best minus two strokes vs. par tournament score...his individual finish allowed him to finish on top of the Seminoles' leaderboard for the first time in his career...he also led the Seminoles as he finished in a tie for 16th place in the individual standings as he finished in a tie for 16th place at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational ...earned four consecutive top 30 finishes at the Seminole Intercollegiate (tied for 29th), the Linger Longer Invitational (tied for seventh), the ASU Thunderbird Invitational (tied for 16th) and the ACC Championship (tied for 26th)...a total of 10 strokes over par in those four events...averaged a career low 73.67 strokes in 21 rounds during seven tournaments.
Fall 2011: Played in three events and was a member of the Seminoles' line-up in two events - the Fighting Illini Invitational and the U.S. Collegiate Championship - while playing in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship as an individual...as a member of the Seminoles' line-up he helped the Seminoles to a sixth place finish in the team standings at the season opening Fighting Illini Invitational...best event of the fall season came at the Brickyard as he finished in a tie for 29th place in the individual standings with a four over par total of 220...best single round score of the season came in the first round of the Brickyard with a one under par score of 71...was in a tie for 12th place in the individual standings after the first round of play...was the fourth highest finishing (and second highest of the two FSU individuals) of the seven Seminoles who played in the event...scored six of his nine rounds at 75 or better...averaged 75.57 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.
Spring 2012: A member of the Seminoles' line-up at the 2012 NCAA Championship finals...helped the Seminoles earn their seventh consecutive bid to the NCAA Championship tournament as he played in four events - three as a member of the Seminoles' line-up and a fourth as an individual participant...inserted into the Seminoles' National Championship line-up after an injury to Doug Letson just a week before the championship...had to get himself back into tournament mode after defeating teammate Kyle Cobb in a playoff to move into the line-up...a sensational round of even par 71 in the first round of the National Championship Finals...his round of 71 tie for the team lead and helped the Seminoles into a five-way tie for sixth place in the team standings after the first round of the event. The Seminoles finished in a tie for eighth in the team standings and lost in a one-hole playoff to Kent State and did not qualify for the match play portion of the event...earned his way into the line-up at the Gator Invitational and the USF Invitational and was an individual player at the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate...second-best finish of his career - and second top 15 finish of his career - as he finished in a tie for 14th place at the Gator Invitational for his best performance of the spring season...three scores of 73 or better (73-72-72), the best tournament score of his sophomore season (217) and his best individual placement (tied for 14th) in helping the Seminoles to a fifth place finish in the team standings at the Gator Invitational...was Florida State's second best finisher in the individual standings at the Gator...best single round score of the season came as a one under par score of 70 in the first round of the Seminole Intercollegiate...four single round scores of 72 or better in nine rounds...averaged 74.67 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments.
Before Florida State: Graduated from Markham College High School in 2009...competed at a high level on the American Junior Golf Association including seven tournaments in 2009 where he finished in second place at the Scott Robertson Tournament...finished in 10th place in the AJGA Junior Open...ranked 90th in the world among male amateur golfers in the world...also an avid tennis player and is the 35th ranked player in his signing class...won the Mexican Amateur Championship in 2009...finished as the runner-up at the Lima International Amateur in 2009 as he recorded a 65 in the final round of the event...carded scores of 71-69-74-65 to finish at minus nine for the event as he recorded only 29 shots in the back nine during his round of 65 to close out the event...also finished as the runner-up at the South American Junior Championship in Argentina in 2009...set the course record with 64 in the first round of the Scott Robertson Memorial Tournament in finishing as the runner-up in the event in 2009...also the runner-up at the Brazilian Amateur with scores of 73-73-69-65 in 2009.
Personal: Born Jan. 20, 1992...Joaquin is the son of Victor Lolas and Marisol Bellido....selected Florida State over Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Cal...major is International Affairs.
Lolas at Florida State
Joaquin Lolas By The Numbers