Men's Golf Ninth After One Round Of Alister MacKenzie Invitational

Oct. 14, 2002

FAIRFAX, Calif. - -

Oregon State, led by Sean Deacon's 68, shot a 1-over-par 285 in the opening round of the Alister MacKenzie Invitational at the par-71 Meadow Club. The Beavers are in ninth place after one round.

The 17-team field was unable to complete second-round play before darkness and will finish the remainder of the second round as well as the final round Tuesday morning.

Deacon, with a 34-34-68, was one of three Beavers to break par in the opening round, as Michael Jurgensen and Daren Greig each signed for 70s and are tied for 26th in the 87-player field. Deacon is tied for 10th. Jurgensen broke par for the fifth time in 10 rounds this year.

With three individual rounds under par on Monday, the Beavers have 17 through 10 rounds this year; OSU had 24 for the entire 2001-02 season.

Kenny Coakley carded a 77 and Brian Kelley shot 79 to round out the scoring for OSU.

OSU, at 1-over 285, trails Oregon by three strokes, but leads Pac-10 rivals Washington,Stanford, and Washington State. OSU also leads regional competitors Pacific and Nevada.

UC-Irvine grabbed the tournament lead with a 12-under 272 and holds a one-stroke advantage over San Francisco.

Individually, UC-Irvine's Mike Lavery peppered the Meadow Club for a 64 and a one-shot lead over Oregon's John Ellis and USF's Robert Frye.


1. UC-Irvine 272; 2. San Francisco 273; 3. UCLA 274; 4. Fresno State 275; 5. California 276;6. Colorado 278; 7. Northwestern 281; 8. Oregon 282; 9. Oregon State 285; 10. Pacific 287; 10. Nevada 287; 12. Washington 288; 13. UC-Santa Barbara 293; 14. Stanford 295; 15. San Jose State 296; 16. Washington State 297; 17. Long Beach State 298.


1. Mike Lavery, UC-Irvine 32-32-64; 2. John Ellis, Oregon 32-33-65; 2. Robert Frye, San Francisco 31-34-65; 4. Jeff Hood, California 33-33-66; 4. Steve Conway, UCLA 33-33-66; 4. Ryan McDonald, Fresno State 32-34-66; 4. Tom Samereaux, San Francisco 31-35-66.


T10. Sean Deacon 34-34-68; t26. Michael Jurgensen 36-34-70; t26. Daren Greig 35-35-70; t75. Kenny Coakley 39-38-77; t83. Brian Kelley 38-41-79.

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