Oregon State Invitational: Oregon State, Nicholas Prieto take the titles
Nicholas Prieto (Arizona State Athletics Photo)
The Oregon State's Beavers secured the title at Trysting Tree Golf Course with a team score of 3-over 855. The victory marked their first home tournament team title since 2019.
With challenging weather conditions during the final round, which included heavy rain early on followed by strong winds, every team finished over par in the last 18 holes of play.
It was the remarkable 14-under score in the first round on Monday that provided Oregon State with the cushion needed to maintain their lead and claim the championship.
Washington State finished runners-up with a total score of 9-over 861.
Nicholas Prieto, a freshman at Arizona State, shot 4-under 209 with rounds of 68-70-71 to win his first collegiate title.
Prieto entered the final round, trailing Jackson Lake of Oregon State by one shot, as Lake had taken the 36-hole lead with a score of 5-under and rounds of 66-71.
Prieto shot a final round even par 71 that included four birdies and an equal number of bogeys against Lake's 2-over 73 to emerge as the winner by a shot.
ABOUT THE Oregon State Invitational
54-hole men's college tournament hosted by Oregon
State University. Team (best four scores out of five
players each round) and individual competitions.
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