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  Seath Lauer
Seath Lauer

Hometown:
Huntington, Ind.

High School:
Huntington North

Birthdate:
06/30/1987

Experience:
4 VL


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On Lauer: Played in 43 career events and earned four varsity letters as he led Florida State through one of the most prosperous periods in the history of the program...during his time in the Seminoles' line-up he led the team to a third place finish at the 2010 NCAA Championship, to the first ever ACC championship in the sport of men's golf in 2008 and to seven tournament championships...he played in two NCAA Championship finals, four NCAA Regional Championships and four ACC Championships during his career...as the Seminoles' team captain in 2009-10 he led the Seminoles to the greatest NCAA Championships finish - third place - in school history...won the prestigious honor of earning All-ACC honors during his start studded senior campaign in 2009-10...one of the most successful players in school history who helped lead the Seminoles to four NCAA Regional Championship appearances...earned medalist honors for the first time in his career as he finished in a tie for first at the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate in the spring of 2010...his first place finish led the Seminoles to the team championship at the event...in Florida State's starting line-up and finished in a tie for 13th place in the individual standings in helping the Seminoles to the 2008 ACC Championship...a regular member of the Seminoles' starting lineup since the spring of his freshman season and has played in 43 of 48 events during his career... played in the triple crown of postseason tournaments (ACC, NCAA Regional and NCAA Championships) as a freshman in 2007 and as a senior in 2010...helped the Seminoles advance to the NCAA Championship finals in 2007 to mark the first time since the spring of 1996 that Florida State had advanced to the NCAA Championship finals...played well as an individual in his first postseason and helped Florida State finish in fifth place in the 2007 NCAA East Regional Championship and tied for 13th in the 2007 NCAA Championship finals...career-best single-round score of 66 (first round of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate, Fall 2009) and career best 36 hole score (133 first two rounds of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate, Fall 2009) led the best tournament score of his career (203) in leading the Florida State to the team championship of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate...earned two top 15 ACC Championship finishes during his career with a tied for tied for 12th place finish in 2010 and a tied for 13th place finish in 2008 when the Seminoles won the 2008 ACC Championship for the first time in school history...seven career top 10 finishes with a career-high four coming as a senior in 2009-10 and 14 top 15 finishes in including nine as a senior...his stature as a tall golfer allows him to strike the ball well...was one of the top high school players in the state of Florida before moving to Indiana for his senior season...ranked as high as No. 5 nationally in the class of 2006...averaged 73.90 strokes in 126 rounds during 43 tournaments in his four varsity letter winning seasons as a Seminole...

Fall 2006: Played in two events and helped lead the Seminoles to a pair of top 10 finishes...finished in a tie for 16th place in leading the Seminoles to a fourth place finish in the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic and finished in a tie for 53rd place in helping Florida State to a tie for eighth place finish at the Isleworth Intercollegiate...first career event - the Notre Dame Classic - saw him average 75.00 strokes in three rounds while playing as an individual...earned the first top-20 finish of his career with scores of 75-73-77=225...finished as the second highest ranking Seminole in the event despite playing as an individual...carded-his season low score of 72 in the first round of the Isleworth Intercollegiate as he played in the Seminoles' starting line-up for the first time in his career...was in a tie for 12th place in the individual standings following his first round performance...placed at the Seminoles' third leading golfer in the event...averaged 74.83 strokes in six rounds during two events...

Spring 2007: Helped lead Florida State to a 13th place national finish in the NCAA Championship finals and to a fifth place finish in the NCAA East Regional Championship...averaged 75.40 strokes in the Seminoles' Big Three postseason events...was a combined total of nine strokes over par in those three events...among the team leaders with three single-round score in the 60's including a season-low single-round score of 67 in the first round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay Invitational...also carded a 69 in the third round of the event and finished with a career-best three-round tournament score of 211...was the Seminoles' standout as he set season-best marks for single-round score (68 in the second round), 36-hole score (138), gross tournament score (210), tournament score vs. par (minus 6) and best finish (tied for fourth) in leading the Seminoles to their fourth top three team finish of the year at the Linger Longer Invitational...carded an even par 72 and only a bogie on his final hole of the tournament kept him from firing three-sub par rounds in the same tournament for the first time in his career...had three birdies and was one-under par over the front nine and had one bogie and was one-over par on the back nine to finish with an even-par score of 72...played so well over the course of the 54-hole tournament that he was never over par at any point during the event...his individual finish marked the third top-20 finish of his eight-tournament Seminole career....carded a two-over par 72 in the third round and finished with a 307 total for four round NCAA Championship finals event...averaged 76.76 strokes in four rounds but his best round may have been the one that wasn't counted in the overall team score...he registered a par on his playoff hole to help the Seminoles advance to the final day of the championship...the Seminoles were tied with Oklahoma State and Tennessee for two of the final three spots in the top 15 in the standings for play on the final day...Lauer's par on hole No. 1 helped the Seminoles advance to the fourth round of play and helped Florida State finish in a tie for 13th in the national standings...closed the NCAA East Regional Championship with a two-under par 70 and a 222 total - the fourth best tournament score of his first collegiate season...began his stellar third round performance with a birdie and was under par throughout the round...carded three birdies and was at three-under par at the turn after nine holes and pared eight of his nine holes on the back nine...played his final 39 holes of the event at one-under par...carded two consecutive rounds of two-over par 74 in the third and fourth rounds of the ACC Championship to earn a 225 total and finish in a tie for 40th place...ranked third on the team with 18 of his 25 rounds scored at 75 or below...also tied for third on the team with nine rounds at par or better during the season...averaged 73.84 strokes in 25 rounds during eight tournaments.

Fall 2007: Played in three of the Seminoles' four events and helped lead the team to the championship of the Inverness Intercollegiate to mark the first team championship for Florida State since 1998...played his best event of the fall season as finished with a 219 total, a plus six strokes over par score and in a tie for 14th place - each of those statistics were the best his fall season...carded an even par 71 in the first round and a one-over par 72 in the third round of the event...helped Florida State to a top-10 team finish at the PING / GolfWeek Preview and a fourth place finish at the Fighting Illini Invitational ...averaged 75.44 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments...

Spring 2008: One of Florida State's top golfers who earned four top-15 individual finishes in leading the Seminoles to two victories - The Seminole Intercollegiate and the ACC Championship...earned a single-season career-high two top-10 individual finishes with a tied for sixth placing at the Gator Invitational and a tied for ninth finish at the Seminole Intercollegiate...ranked third on the team with a career-low 73.94 stroke average...also third on the team with 10 rounds at par or better, 20 rounds with scores at 75 or better and fourth on the team with three rounds in the 60's...his play at the Gator Invitational was sensational as he tied his career best for s single-round score (67) in the second round, established his career-best for a three-round tournament score (207) and finished in a tie for sixth place in the individual standings...played the best back-to-back rounds of his career in the second (68) and third (67) rounds of the event to close with a 135 total...improved his standing by 15 positions on the final day of the event with his career best score...played well in the second outing of the spring season with a tied for ninth place finish at the Seminole Intercollegiate...played well on the second day in the second (71) and third rounds (71) with a 142 total...moved from a tie for 37th after one round and into a tie for ninth in the final individual standings with his performance in the final two rounds of the event...he was a combined total of three strokes under par in his first two tournaments (Gator and Seminole) of the spring season...played the best golf of his first two years in leading the Seminoles to the first ACC Championship in school history with a tied for 13th place finish in the event...Lauer was in 10th place with a two-under par score of 70 in the first round, was in 14th after carding an even par 72 in the second round and finished in a tie for 13th place after carding a second score of 70 in the third round...his minus four strokes under par was the second best score vs. par of his career...his 212 total score was the third best three-round score of his career...averaged 73.80 stokes in 30 rounds during 10 tournaments...

Fall 2008: Played in all three events for the Seminoles and helped the team to three top-10 team finishes including a fourth place finish in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship...best event of the season came as he finished in a tie for 21st place at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship with a three round total of 219...played well in the first two rounds of the event as was in a tie for eighth place in the individual standings with a two-round total of 144 heading into the third and final round...played his final 15 holes of the second round at one-under par and scored only one hole above par after his third hole of the round...if not for a double bogey six on the par four 12th hole, he could have challenged his all-time low single round score of 67...totaled five birdies and 24 holes at par through the first two rounds of the tournament...helped Florida State to a seventh place finish in the team standings at the season-opening Fighting Illini Invitational...averaged 74.55 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments...

Spring 2009: Played in seven of the Seminoles' eight events and helped lead Florida State to the third consecutive NCAA Regional championship during his career...helped lead Florida State to four top 10 team finishes including the team championship at the Florida State Spring Break Invitational, a third place finish at the Seminole Intercollegiate and a tied for third place finish at the Callaway Match Play Championship...played his best golf in the postseason as he was a total of two strokes over par in the ACC Championship and the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship...was three over par in the ACC Championship in finishing in a tie for 24th place and was one under par in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship in finishing in a tie for 33rd place...at or below par in all three rounds of the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship with scores of 71-70-71 for a total of 212...was Florida State's third highest finisher in the event...played both sides of the course consistently in the first round with even par scores on his front and back nine...carded two birdies and two bogeys on both sides of the course...carded a one-under par score of 70 in the second round and moved into a tie for 26th place in the individual standings...was nearly flawless during the round as he played his first 17 holes at two under par with two birdies and 15 holes at par...his one misstep came on the 18th hole as he finished with a bogey to complete the round at one under par...one of three Seminoles with an even par score of 71 in the final round...Florida State's finisher in the ACC Championship as he finished in a tie for 24th place and the Florida State men's golf team finished 10th place in the team standing in the event...was the Seminoles' most consistent player as he averaged 73.00 strokes in three rounds to earn the second top-25 ACC Championship finish of his career...finished at three over par for the tournament marking the one of four times during his junior year he finished with a tournament score at five over par or better....his total of 219 tied for his second best score of the season to go along with a 219 in the Brickyard Collegiate Classic during the fall of 2008...finished in 12th place with a one under par score of 143 in the two-round Florida State Spring Break Invitational...finished the event with a two-under par score of 70 - tied for his best of his junior year...helped Florida State to a tied for third place finish at the Callaway Match Play Championship at The Farm Golf Course in Rancho Sante Fe, Calif...was 1-1-1 in match play with a victory over Connor Driscoll of UCLA, 3 and 2 and a halved match against Will Griffin of Texas Tech...earned his second consecutive top 25 finish in the Seminole Intercollegiate hosted by Florida State as he finished in a tie for 22nd place in the individual standings...he finished in a tie for ninth place in the event as a sophomore...helped lead Florida State to a third place team finish in the event...averaged 74.79 strokes in 19 rounds during seven tournaments during the season...

Fall 2009: Helped lay the foundation for the Seminoles' outstanding performance in the spring season with his fall season of standout results...the Seminoles won the team championships at the Inaugural GolfWeek Challenge and the Gary Koch Intercollegiate as they gained two teams wins in the four events they played in during the season...began the season with three consecutive top-10 finishes (tied for ninth at the GolfWeek Challenge, tied for third at the Olympia Fields Invitational and second at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate)...he was a total of two strokes over par in the first two events of the season and a total of minus eights strokes under par for the entire fall season...carded his career best single round scores 66 in the first round of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate, his best 36 hole score of 133 in the Gary Koch and finished with his career bet tournament score of 203 at the Gary Koch...he was in first place after the first two rounds of the event and led the Seminoles to a 14 stroke victory over Texas Tech...the Seminoles set a 54 hole tournament record in winning the team championship of the Gary Koch Invitational at the Old memorial Golf Club...the Seminoles began the final round of competition four strokes behind Texas Tech and, with the best team round of the third round, finished an amazing 16 strokes ahead of the Red Raiders in the final standings...Lauer finished below par in ach of the three rounds for the first time in his career...he finished a career-best 13 under par in finishing to strokes behind the individual leader...was outstanding in leading the Seminoles to a fifth place finish in the powerhouse Olympia Fields Invitational...carded scores of 68-71-74 in finishing in a tie for third place in the individual standings...his 68 marked one of the three times he had carded scores in the 60's during the season...was in contention for the individual medalist honors throughout the tournament as he was in a tied for first after his first round score of 68, in a tied for sixth after the second round and in a tie for third in the individual standings...all 11 scores in the fall season at 74 or better...Florida State's leader in two of the four events during the spring...averaged a career-low 70.73 strokes in 11 rounds during four events during the season...

The crowning season in his standout career as a golfer at Florida State as he helped the Seminoles to the best finish in school history - tied for third - at the NCAA Championship finals...he helped lead Florida State to a second place finish in stroke play and a semifinals appearance in match play at the NCAA Championship finals at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn...the Seminoles also finished in second place at the NCAA Central Regional championship for the highest finish in a regional championship in school history...was the early round star of the 2010 NCAA Championship finals as he helped the Seminoles into first place after the first two rounds and to a second place finish in stroke play to give the Seminoles the No. 2 seed in match play...was in a tie for third place in the individual standings after a first round score of 69 and in a tie for fifth place after his second round score of 70 and 36 hole total of 139....when he got into match play he was the only Seminole to win both of his matches - with his first win coming against Matt Smith of Texas Tech (2 up ) and his second coming against Krywulcz of Augusta State (4 and 3)...the Seminoles were in a tie for first place after the first round, of stroke play, were in sole possession of first place after the second round and finished only two stroke behind national runner-up Oklahoma State after the final three rounds of stroke play...helped lead the Seminoles to a second place finish at the NCAA Central Regional - the highest regional finish in school history - a second place finish behind Stanford at the Warren Course at the University of Notre Dame...best score of the regional came in the second round and was a 73 that allowed the Seminoles move from fourth place in the team standings to second place heading into the team standings...best career ACC Championship finish of tied for 12th helped the Seminoles recover and finish in fifth place in the conference championship...carded scores of 71-71-72 in finishing minus two under par for the tournament ...marked the second time in his career that he had finished under par in the an ACC Championship...marked his best finish and second top 15 conference championship finish of his career...the individual medalist for the first time in his career in leading the Florida State to the team championship at the Seminole Intercollegiate...finished in a tie for first place with Paul Woodbery of South Carolina...carded scores of 69-73-70 to finish in a tie stop the leader board...his minus one stroke under par in the Seminole Intercollegiate marked one of two times (also in the ACC Championship) that he finished under par...a tied for 15th place finish in the individual standings led the Seminoles to a second place finish at the Gator Invitational...the Seminoles' team leader with 30 scores in 37 rounds scored at 75 or below for his senior season...second on the team during the spring season with 21 of 26 rounds scored a 75 or below...the only Seminole player to participate in all 13 events during the 2009-10 fall and spring seasons...averaged 73.81 strokes in 26 rounds during nine tournaments in his final season as a Seminole...

Before Florida State: Graduated from Huntington North High School in 2006...attended Huntington North for one season after his family moved to Indiana from Florida following his junior season...attended Lakewood Ranch High School in Bradenton, Fla., during the first three years of his prep career...earned All-State and all-conference honors as a senior during his only season at Huntington North...won the sectional championship, finished second in the regional championship and played in the state championship tournament as a senior...earned three top-20 finishes in the State of Florida high school championship tournament - 10th place in 2004, 11th place in 2003 and 16th place in 2002...district champion in 2003 and county champion in 2002 at Lakewood Ranch...helped lead his team to the sectional championship tournament in 2006 for the first time since 1998...won the 2005 Future Collegians World Tour individual championship in 2005...All-America First-Team in 2004 and All-America Second-Team in 2003 as named by the FCWT...the FCWT Eastern Regional Player of the Year also in 2004...named the high school player of the year in the state of Florida as a freshman in 2003...advanced to sectional qualifying for the 2006 U.S. Open prior to enrolling at Florida State for the fall of 2006...played in the U.S. Amateur in 2004 and the Junior Western and Western Amateur in 2005...played in the U.S. Junior Amateur in both 2004 and 2005.

Personal: Born June 30, 1987...Seath is the son of Roger and Lisa Lauer...named to the Academic Honor Roll in 2002 and 2003...selected Florida State over Purdue, Auburn, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Georgia Southern and UCF...majored in social science and earned his bachelor's degree in August of 2010.

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