Jurgensen Cards 71 In Final Round Of SJSU Western Intercollegiate

April 9, 2002

CORVALLIS, Ore. - -

Oregon State junior Michael Jurgensen carded a solid 1-over-par 71 in the final round of the 17-team Western Intercollegiate on Friday, while the Beavers finished in 15th with a score of 899.

Jurgensen, from Horsholm, Denmark, carded OSU's low round of the tournament with his 71 en route to a total of 222 and a tie for 42nd overall at the challenging Pasatiempo Golf Course.

Fellow sophomore Daren Greig tallied a 221, with a consistent 74-73-74 to tie for 37th.

'Michael played well today,' OSU coach Brian Watts said. 'He fought hard, and that's what we need to do more of as a team is to be tougher and hang in there. Michael did that very well today, shooting 71.

'The good thing is we've got 2 � weeks until Pac-10s to work hard and get prepared to compete at Pac-10s,' Watts said.OSU hosts the Pacific-10 Championships in Corvallis at Trysting Tree Golf Club, April 25-27.

Seniors David Yarnes and Todd Deacon shot 227 and 231, respectively, to tie for 61st and 71st. Chance Holmes shot 236.

The nation's 12th-ranked team, Washington, ran away with the team title by shooting 6-under 834 for a 20-stroke win over No. 10 Fresno State.

The Huskies also claimed a share of the top two positions on the individual leaderboard, as Conner Robbins topped teammate Brock MacKenzie and Kansas' Chris Marshall by six strokes with his 8-under 202. Isaac Weintraub, the leader for the first two rounds, carded a 78 Tuesday to finish tied for sixth.

TEAM SCORES (PAR 280/840)

1. Washington 276-270-288-834, 2. Fresno State 282-289-283-854, 3. San Jose State 289-283-284-856, 4. Kansas 290-285-290-865, 5. UC-Irvine 296-283-287-866, 6. Oregon 291-278-298-867, 7. Texas-El Paso 302-283-283-868, 8. California 286-295-288-869, 9. Pacific 288-288-299-875, 10. CSU-Stanislaus 291-293-294-878, 11. Long Beach State 292-292-299-883, 12. Nevada 305-280-300-885, 13. UC-Santa Barbara 295-292-299-886, 14. Stanford 295-298-298-891, 15. Oregon State 302-299-298-899, 16. Santa Clara 301-307-295-903, 17. Hawaii 309-302-298-909.

TOP INDIVIDUAL SCORES (PAR 70/210)

1. Conner Robbins, Washington 69-65-68-202, 2. Brock MacKenzie, Washington 68-68-72-208, 2. Chris Marshall, Kansas 67-71-70-208, 4. Peter Tomasulo, California 69-70-70-209, 5. Nick Watney, Fresno State 69-72-69-210. 6. Five tied at 211.

OREGON STATE SCORES

T37. Daren Greig 74-73-74-221, t42. Michael Jurgensen 73-78-71-222, t61. David Yarnes 77-74-76-227, t71. Todd Deacon 78-74-79-231, 84. Chance Holmes 80-79-77-236.

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