Bristow second at USF.
RICHMOND, Calif. - Oregon's Cathryn Bristow carded a final round 72 Tuesday and finished second overall as the Ducks nabbed fourth place at the University of San Francisco's USF Richmond Country Club Invitational.
Oregon scored a 303 final round on the par 71, 5,955-yard Richmond Country Club course, and finished 11 strokes behind winner UC Davis.
Bristow's 219 total was four strokes behind the winner Therese Kolbaeck of UNLV, who closed with a 69.
Oregon's Kendra Little was tied for 13th at 228 after a final round 78, Kate Hildahl shot 76 to tie for 24th, Blair Ressler carded 77 to end and Erica Omlid's 79 left her in a tie for 40th
Oregon men climb to fourth in Stockton
STOCKTON, Calif. - Oregon's Sean Maekawa shot a 5-under 67 Tuesday to move into a tie for fourth individually and help lift the Ducks into fourth place after two rounds of the Stockton Sports Commission Pacific Invitational.
Maekawa's two-day total 136 at the par-72, 6,777-yard Brookside Country Club is three shots behind Charlotte's Stefan Wiedergruen, who also shot 67 Tuesday.
Kansas State was 14-under in the second round and takes a six-stroke lead into today's final round with Oregon 11 strokes back.
Joey Benedetti shot a 2-under 70 while Derek Sipe and Jack Dukeminier each shot 71s for the Ducks.
Oregon looking for basketball donations
Oregon tips off its men's basketball season in the four-team round-robin World Vision Invitational Saturday through Monday at Mac Court.
The team is asking fans to purchase and donate Oregon Duck basketballs at the Autzen and Campus Duck Stores. Fans will receive a 20 percent discount on this purchase. Fans can donate a gently used or new basketball to The Duck Stores, or donate online at www.worldvision.org/basketballs. A $16 online donation will provide basketballs for two children in the U.S. or around the world.
Serna semifinalist for Groza Award
CORVALLIS - Oregon State placekicker Alexis Serna is one of 20 semifinalists for the 2007 Lou Groza Award, presented annually to the nation's premier kicker.
Serna, a senior from Fontana, Calif., was the 2005 Groza winner after making 23 of 28 field goal attempts and was perfect on 32 extra point tries. Serna holds the league's record for successful field goals with 73, which is the most by an active NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision kicker.
The three finalists will be announced Nov. 19.
Author Gummer to sign book copies today
Scott Gummer, a University of Oregon graduate who has written a book about the first new golf course constructed in the town of St. Andrews in more than a century, will sign copies at 6 p.m. today at the UO Bookstore, 895 East 13th Ave.
Gummer, a former senior writer for Golf Magazine, has written "The Seventh at St. Andrews: How Scotsman David McLay Kidd and His Ragtag Band Built the First New Course on Golf's Holy Soil in Nearly a Century."
Kidd, who lives in Bend, designed the original course at Bandon Dunes. Gummer, who lives in the Sonoma Valley, chronicled Kidd's efforts in building the first new championship course in St. Andrews since 1914.
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|Title Annotation:||Regional Roundup; Oregon women finish in fourth for their third top-5 finish as fall season draws to a close|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Nov 7, 2007|
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