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Ducks Finish Fourth at Husky Invite

Sep 20, 2022

BREMERTON, Wash. – Oregon turned in one of the best scores of the final round, a 3-over 291, and finished fourth Tuesday at the Husky Invitational, played on the Olympic Course at Gold Mountain.
 
The Ducks' final round was bettered only by Washington State, which closed with a 3-under 285 to win the tournament at 4-over.
 
USC was second at 7-over with No. 22 Washington at 8-over.
 
Oregon was fourth at 10-over (874), followed by Long Beach State (12-over), Oregon State (13-over), Duke (17-over) and Utah (23-over).
 
How It Happened: Greyson Leach led Oregon in the final round with an even-par 72. Three other Ducks, Owen Avrit, Nate Stember and Aiden Krafft, turned in 73s among the team's scoring four. Greg Solhaug was just a shot off that pace with a 74.
 
For the tournament, Avrit tied for eighth at 1-over 217. It was Avrit's second top-10 finish in as many events this season and his 10th career top-10.
 
Stember was a shot behind Avrit in 11th at 218. Krafft tied for 20th at 5-over 221 in his first start in the counting five. Leach tied for 33rd at 224.
 
How It Happened – Husky Individual Invitational: In the individual tournament being held simultaneously on the Cascade Course at Gold Mountain, sophomore Eric Doyle posted the best finish of his career. He had a 69 in the final round to finish second at 6-under (207). USC's Jack Boulger won the Individual Invitational at 12-under.
 
Freshman Daniel Bullen, in his first appearance as a Duck, tied for fourth at 3-under 210. Gabriel Hari tied for 11th at 2-over.
 
Quotable
Head Coach Casey Martin
"It wasn't pretty today but the guys grinded to a solid performance. We missed some opportunities out there this week and I know we can get better. These guys are hard workers and will figure it out."
 
Notable: The Husky Invitational saw Stember get back on track with a top-15 finish after struggling to a 51st-place finish in the season-opening Maui Jim Intercollegiate.
 
Ducks On The Leaderboard
Third Round
Olympic Course at Gold Mountain (Par 72, 5,847 Yards)
4. Oregon – 295-288-291-874 (+10)
T8. Owen Avrit – 72-72-73-217 (+1)
T11. Nate Stember – 76-69-73-218 (+2)
T20. Aiden Krafft – 74-74-73-221 (+5)
T34. Greyson Leach – 73-79-72-224 (+8)
T42. Greg Solhaug – 79-73-74-226 (+10)
 
Husky Individual Invitational
Third Round
Gold Mountain Golf Club – Cascade Course (Par 71, 7,159 Yards)
2. Eric Doyle – 70-68-69-207 (-6)
T4. Daniel Bullen – 67-71-72-210 (-3)
T11. Gabriel Hari – 74-67-74-215 (+2)
T17. Jay Gould-Healy – 74-71-74-219 (+6)
T26. Gian Luca Martinez – 73-76-72-221 (+8)
 
Up Next: Oregon will head to Texas for the Ben Hogan Invitational Oct. 4-5 in Fort Worth.
 
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