LaVoie Ties for 15th, Leads Ducks to 10th-Place Tie

Nov. 5, 2002

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Oregon's Gregg LaVoie posted a career-best 15th-place tie, and finished 2-over par after three rounds at the Prestige, played Tuesday at the 6,841-yard, par 72 La Quinta Mountain course. The true freshman from Pasco, Wash., carded a career-low 70 in the first round, and finished with a 70-71-77-218.

John Ellis was the only other Duck to post a score under par. The senior shot Oregon's third round low (71) and finished tied for 39th with a 79-74-71-224. As a team, the Ducks moved up six positions from Monday to finish tied for 10th.

No. 7 Texas Christian captured the tournament, and proved the only team to complete all three rounds under par (284-287-282-853). The Horned Frogs finished 15 strokes ahead of No. 39 UC Irvine (868) and 20 strokes ahead of third-place Pepperdine (873). UCLA finished fourth (877), followed by Vanderbilt (880) in fifth.

The second round was suspended due to darkness on Monday, but was completed at 7 a.m. Tuesday before the tournament's final round.

The Prestige
La Quinta Mountain Course
La Quinta, Calif.
Second and Final Rounds
6,841 Yards, Par-72

TEAM SCORES - 1, Texas Christian, 284-287-282-853. 2, UC Irvine, 286-296-286-868. 3,Pepperdine, 299-286-288-873. 4, UCLA, 292-293-292-877. 5, Vanderbilt, 295-291-294-880. 6 (tie), Kansas, 300-286-296-882; Washington, 292-298-292-882. 8,UC Davis, 293-292-301-886. 9, San Diego, 301-295-295-891. 10, Oregon, 304-293-297-894. 11, Stanford, 298-300-301-899. 12, Pacific, 291-299-311-901. 13 (tie), Rice, 301-300-301-902; Yale, 298-313-291-902. 15, Colorado, 311-292-301-904. 16, UC Santa Barbara, 304-310-308-922. 17, UC San Diego, 303-303-319-925. 18, Air Force, 302-317-315-934.

TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS - 1, Chris Marshall, Kansas, 70-67-70-207. 2, Adam Rubinson, TCU, 72-68-68-208. 3, Brandt Snedeker, Vanderbilt, 71-69-71-211. 4, Jim Seki, Stanford, 69-71-72-212. 5, Jay Choe, UC Irvine, 69-73-71-213. 6 (tie), David Schultz, TCU, 68-73-73-214; Chris Elliot, Pepperdine, 77-68-69-214; J.J. Killeen, TCU, 71-72-71-214. 9 (tie), Tyler Hall, Kansas, 72-73-70-215; Spencer Levin, UCLA, 70-74-71-215.

OREGON FINISHERS - 15 (tie), Gregg LaVoie, 70-71-77-218. 39 (tie), John Ellis 79-74-71-224. 42 (tie), Chris Carnahan, 77-74-74-225. 59 (tie), Jimmy White, 81-74-75-230. 73 (tie), Mike Sica, 78-77-79-234.

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