Avrit Eighth at Husky Invite
BREMERTON, Wash. – Owen Avrit posted his best finish as a Duck Tuesday at the Husky Invitational. The junior from Arroyo Grande, Calif., shot a 1-under 71 to finish tied for eighth at 5-under 211.
Avrit's score helped Oregon finish sixth at 4-under 860 at the 7,115-yard, par-17 Gold Mountain Olympic Course.
Also Tuesday, freshman Greyson Leach earned co-medalist honors at the Husky Individual Invitational being played simultaneously at the neighboring Gold Mountain Cascade Course, while Craig Ronne and Nate Stember tied for fourth.
How It Happened: Avrit was under par for the third straight day. He had four birdies and three bogeys. Freshman Jose Islas also continued his solid opening tournament with a 1-under 71 that left him tied for 15th overall at 3-under 213.
In the individual tournament, Leach tied San Jose State's Nick Watts for medalist honors at 10-under 206. Leach had four birdies and two bogeys for a final round 70.
Ronne and Stember jumped into the top four on Tuesday. Ronne moved up the leaderboard thanks to a final round 68, while Stember had a 1-under 71. Both Ducks were at 6-under 210 for the individual tournament.
Notable: Five of Avrit's six rounds played this fall have been below par; the sixth was a par round … Ronnie had six birdies on Tuesday … Greg Solhaug had Oregon's lone final round eagle; his came on the par-5 11th hole on the Olympic Course.
Ducks On The Leaderboard
Gold Mountain Golf Club – Olympic Course (Par 72, 7,115 Yards)
6. Oregon – 282-285-293-860 (-4)
T8. Owen Avrit – 70-70-71-211 (-5)
T15. Jose Islas – 68-74-71-213 (-3)
T31. Yuki Moriyama – 72-73-74-219 (+3)
T31. Greg Solhaug – 72-70-77-219 (+3)
T55. Tom Gueant – 72-72-79-223 (+7)
Husky Individual Invitational
Gold Mountain Golf Club – Cascade Course (Par 72, 6,772 Yards)
T1. Greyson Leach – 68-68-70-206 (-10)
T4. Craig Ronne – 73-69-68-210 (-6)
T4. Nate Stember – 69-70-71-210 (-6)
T25. Eric Doyle – 69-73-75-217 (+1)
Up Next: Oregon travels to the Colonial Collegiate Invitational next month in Fort Worth, Texas.
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