Mateo Fuenmayor Finishes Second To Pace Beavers At Oregon State Invitational
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mateo Fuenmayor finished at par in the final round of play at the Oregon State Invitational and ended the 54-hole event in second with a 3-under 210. He paced the Oregon State contigent, which saw the Beavers finish tied for sixth.
Fuenmayor shot under par in each of the first two rounds (70, 69) before landing four birdies in the final round of play. The second-place finish marked his highest career placement and his second top-10 outing.
"I'm excited for Mateo and his play this week," Oregon State head coach Jon Reehoorn said. "After the Husky Invitational, Noah (Goldman) and I challenged him to just be better in everything he does. Since then, he has done an awesome job in Michigan, New York and here. It's awesome to see him respond like he has. He's just beginning to reach the potential as a golfer. I'm excited for him and his future."
Fuenmayor was followed by Jackson Lake, who tie for 13th at 3-over 216, and Rylan Johnson, who posted a 4-over 217 to finish tied for 17th. Lake shot a 4-under 67 in the second round, one of just three such rounds by any golfer at the tournament. He picked up six birdies in that second round. Johnson, meanwhile, was competing as an individual and ended the tournament a 1-over 72 in the third round.
Alfred Raja, competing individually, posted a 5-over 218 to end the invitational tied for 23rd. He finished at par in the second round before shooting a 4-over 75 over the final 18 holes.
Carson Barry and Collin Hodgkinson each tied for 28th. Barry, whose score counted toward the team total, posted a 1-under 70 in the second round and ended the 54 holes with a 6-over 219. Hodgkinson, meanwhile, shot a 1-over 72 in the second round before finishing the tournament with a 5-over 76. He competed as an individual.
Nolan Thoroughgood shot a 7-over 220 overall and tied for 33rd. His best round came in the second when he was a 1-under 70.
Brody Marconi and Brandon Eyre, playing as an individual, both tied for 74th at 19-over 232. They were followed by Sean Kato, 84th, at 30-over 243.
OSU finished the Invitational with a 23-over 875, finishing in a tie for sixth at the par-71, 7,384-yard Trysting Tree Golf Club.
Oregon State Invitational
Oregon State Team Results – Final (+23, 292-278-305--875)
2. Mateo Fuenmayor – 70-69-71--210 (-3)
T13. Jackson Lake – 73-67-76--216 (+3)
T28. Carson Barry – 74-70-75--219 (+6)
T74. Brody Marconi – 75-72-85--232 (+19)
84. Sean Kato – 85-75-83--243 (+30)
Oregon State Individual Results
T17. Rylan Johnson – 73-72-72--217 (+4)
T23. Alfred Raja – 72-71-75--218 (+5)
T28. Collin Hodgkinson – 71-72-76--219 (+6)
T33. Nolan Thoroughgood – 75-70-75--220 (+7)
T74. Brandon Eyre – 72-74-86--232 (+19)
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