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Two Ducks Sit in the Top 10 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate

Sep 10, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Greyson Leach and Owen Avrit shot rounds of 65 to lead Oregon Saturday at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.
 
Avrit followed Friday's 63 with a 5-under tally Saturday and was second overall at 12-under. He enters Sunday's final round one shot back of 36-hole leader Caleb Surratt of Tennessee (13-under).
 
Oregon was tied for fifth with San Diego State at 22-under. No. 13 Auburn led at 34-under, followed by No. 5 Arizona State (32-under), No. 18 Florida State (29-under) and No. 12 Tennessee (27-under).
 
How It Happened: Leach tied his career low with six birdies and one bogey. He had four straight birdies on holes 14 through 17. Leach was tied for seventh at 9-under 131.
 
Avrit's 65 included five birdies and 13 pars he had three birdies on his last eight holes to get to 12-under 138 for the tournament.
 
The Ducks also counted even-par 70s from Nate Stember and Gabriel Hari. Stember's round featured an eagle on the par-5 second hole.
 
Quotable
Head Coach Casey Martin
"Owen and Greyson are doing awesome. We need everyone to get going tomorrow and keep making birdies."
 
Notable: Avrit has just one bogey in 36 holes at Mirabel compared to 13 birdies and 22 pars.
 
Ducks On The Leaderboard
Mirabel Golf Club (Par 70, 7,118 Yards)
T5. Oregon – 268-270-538 (-22)
2. Owen Avrit – 63-65-128 (-12)
T7. Greyson Leach – 66-65-131 (-9)
T46. Gabriel Hari – 69-70-139 (-1)
T52. Greg Solhaug – 70-70-140 (E)
T79. Nate Stember – 70-74-144 (+4)
 
Up Next: The Ducks will tee off at 7:50 a.m. in the final round of the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.
 
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