Men's Golf Slips To 12th On Day-Two Of Nelson Invite

Oct. 26, 2002

STANFORD, Calif. - -

Michael Jurgensen fired a 1-over-par 72 to lead the Oregon State men's golf team in the second round of Stanford's Nelson Invitational on Friday, as the Beavers shot 292 for the second consecutive day and are in 12th place with a score of 584.

Jurgensen is among a group of six players tied for 17th with a score of 143 at the par-71 Stanford Golf Course.

Nobody broke par for the Beavers on Saturday, but nobody shot higher than 74 on a day the Beavers began in a tie for 10th.

Sean Deacon carded a 73 Friday and is still in the hunt for his second top-20 finish in three starts this fall. His score of 3-over 145 puts him in a six-way tie for 29th.

Kenny Coakley joins Deacon in 29th after following Friday's opening-round 71 with a 74 Saturday.

Daren Greig knocked five shots off his opening round and signed for a 73 Saturday to put him in a tie for 66th at 151. Chance Holmes is tied for 72nd at 152.

Georgia Tech and Duke are atop the leaderboard, tied at 3-under 565. Colorado State is six shots back in third at 571.

Oregon State is within nine shots of fifth place, occupied by Kansas at 575. The Beavers trail 13th-ranked Northwestern by two strokes.

Georgia Tech's Nicholas Thompson's 7-under 135 gives him a one-shot lead over North Carolina State's Justin Walters and Duke's Leif Olson with 18 holes to play Sunday.


1. Georgia Tech 283-282-565; 1. Duke 278-287-565; 3. Colorado State 281-290-571; 4. NC State 293-279-572; 5. Kansas 288-287-575; 6. Washington 274-303-577; 7. Toledo 291-287-578; 7. Stanford 285-293-578; 9. Miami (Ohio) 292-288-580; 10. Notre Dame 285-296-581; 11. Northwestern 289-293-582; 12. Oregon State 292-292-584; 13. Colorado 294-291-585; 14. Missouri 292-296-588; 15. Texas Tech 296-296-592; 16. Florida Southern 296-298-594; 17. Idaho 304-297-601; 18. Hawaii-Hilo 308-299-607.


1. Nicholas Thompson, Georgia Tech 66-69-135; 2. Justin Walters, NC State 70-66-136; 2. Leif Olson, Duke 70-66-136; 4. Brock MacKenzie, Washington 67-70-137; 5. Four tied at 139.


T17. Michael Jurgensen 71-72-143; t29. Kenny Coakley 71-74-145; t29. Sean Deacon 72-73-145; t66. Daren Greig 78-73-151; t72. Chance Holmes 78-74-152.

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