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Consistent Avrit Paces Ducks at Husky Invite

Sep 19, 2022

BREMERTON, Wash. – Owen Avrit continued his consistent play this fall to lead Oregon into a tie for third following the first two rounds of the Husky Invitational, played Monday on the Olympic Course at Gold Mountain.
 
The Ducks shot a 7-over 295 in the morning, but rallied for a level-par 288 in round two for a total of 7-over 583. USC led the tournament at 7-under, followed by No. 22 Washington at 6-under. The Ducks were tied for third with Washington State.
 
Avrit had even-par rounds of 72-72 and was tied for ninth at 144.
 
How It Happened: In addition to Owen's 72, the Ducks counted a 73 from Greyson Leach and a 74 from Aiden Krafft in the morning round. In the second round, Nate Stember bounced back from an opening 76 to card a 3-under 69 to lead Oregon. Greg Solhaug added a second round 73 while Krafft had another 74.
 
For the tournament, Stember was tied for 18th at 1-over 145, while Krafft was tied for 29th at 4-over 148.
 
How It Happened – Husky Individual Invitational: In the individual tournament being held simultaneously on the Cascade Course at Gold Mountain, three Ducks were in the top 10.
 
Sophomore Eric Doyle and freshman Daniel Bullen were tied for second at 4-under 138. Bullen carded a67 in the opening round.
 
Freshman Gabriel Hari was tied for seventh at 2-under 140.
 
Quotable
Head Coach Casey Martin
"We didn't play particularly well today. The golf course is very firm and difficult. We will need to correct our mistakes if we want to make a run tomorrow."
 
Notable: This was the first competition for Bullen, and the first time in the counting five for Krafft.  
 
Ducks On The Leaderboard
First and Second Rounds
Olympic Course at Gold Mountain (Par 72, 5,847 Yards)
T3. Oregon – 295-288-583 (+7)
T9. Owen Avrit – 72-72-144 (E)
T18. Nate Stember – 76-69-145 (+1)
T29. Aiden Krafft – 74-74-148 (+4)
T47. Greg Solhaug – 79-73-152 (+8)
T47. Greyson Leach – 73-79-152 (+8)
 
Husky Individual Invitational
First and Second Rounds
Gold Mountain Golf Club – Cascade Course (Par 71, 7,159 Yards)
T2. Eric Doyle – 70-68-138 (-4)
T2. Daniel Bullen – 67-71-138 (-4)
T7. Gabriel Hari – 74-67-141 (-1)
T18. Jay Gould-Healy – 74-71-145 (+3)
T30. Gian Luca Martinez – 73-76-149 (+7)
 
Up Next: The final round of the Husky Invitational will be played Tuesday.
 
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