Husky Golfers Drop to Sixth at the Nelson Invitational
Oct. 28, 2000
STANFORD, CA - The Washington men's golf team is in sixth place after 36 holes at the Nelson Invitational at the Stanford Golf Course. The Huskies carded a second round 304 and have a two-day total score of 586, 13 shots off the pace set by Duke. North Carolina State, which was tied for second with Washington after one round, shot a 295 to remain in second place, six shots behind Duke. Host Stanford used an eight-over 284, the best round of the day, to move into third place at 581.
Washington junior Gordy Scutt continues to lead the Husky effort, firing a three-over 74 to finish in 13th place with a total of two-over 144. Freshman Corey Prugh is one stroke behind Scutt, with a three-over 145 after 36 holes. Both are within reach of the lead, still maintained by Duke's Leif Olson, who fired an even-par 71 to finish the first two rounds at three-under 139. Washington's Brock Mackenzie and Conner Robbins are tied for 41st with a score of 149.
The final round will get underway Sunday morning at 8 a.m.
The Nelson Invitational
Stanford Golf Course
Par 71, 6786 yards
Team Results: 1. Duke 573, 2. North Carolina State 579, 3. Stanford 581, 4t. Alabama and Kansas 582, 6. Washington 586, 7t. Colorado and Florida Southern 587, 9. Miami of Ohio 590, 10t. Colorado State and North Florida 594, 12. Missouri 596, 13. Purdue 599, 14. Fresno State 601, 15t. Wyoming and Texas Tech 602, 17. Michigan 603, 18. Idaho 620, 19. Hawaii-Hilo 626.
Top Individuals: 1. Leif Olson (Duke) 139, 2. Mike Sabo (Miami of Ohio) 140, 3. Travis Hurst (Kansas) 141, 4t. David Bennett (North Florida) and Jim Seki (Stanford) 142, 6t. Nick Rousey (Alabama), Matt Krauss (Duke), Robby Stephenson (Colorado State), Jonathon Echols (Fresno State), Kevin Streelman (Duke), Ben Portie (Colorado) and Conrad Roberts (Kansas) 143.