GOLF: Jacks finish 12th in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. ( – The South Dakota State men’s golf team finished 12th at the Oregon Duck Invitational Tuesday.

The Jackrabbits, who entered the final round in 12th place, recorded a team score of 304 (+20) in the final round to finish with a three-round total of 915 (+63). Oregon State pulled ahead in the final round to capture the team title with a score of 860 (+8) while Oregon finished in second with 864 (+12).

James Temple improved eight spots on the leaderboard to finish tied for 40th. He shot a four-over 75 in the final 18 holes to finish with 227 (+14). Jack Tanner also carded a 75 (+4) in the final round to improve to tied for 47th with a total score of 228 (+15).

Liam Georgiadis finished tied for 58th with a 54-hole total of 231 (+18). Along with Temple and Tanner, Georgiadis led the Jacks in the final round, carding a four-over 75. Matthew Schaefer concluded the Duck Invitational even with Georgiadis with 231 (+18), while Will Frazier finished the three-round event at 247 (+34).

The Jackrabbits will next compete in the Tiger Invitational April 5-6 in Columbia, Mo.