BJ Doucett led UCR individuals in the second day by going for 223 (76-73-74) and positioning in 25th place overall. Gazzolo shot a total 227 (70-77-80) and placed second among Highlander individuals. In third was Ryan Smith, who finished 54th overall, going 232 (77-75-80). Rounding out the Highlander squad were Jason Semthiti and Matt Fitzgerald. Semthiti finished 63rd overall, having shot 236 (75-83-78), while Fitzgerald placed 64th overall, having shot 240 (78-83-79).
The individual winner of the OGIO Invitational was Long Beach State’s Xander Schaufeele, shooting a low 208 (71-69-68) after three rounds. Schaufeele just edged out Saint Mary’s Anders Engell by one stroke. Long Beach State won the team title, scoring a solid 854, distancing themselves from second place Saint Mary’s by nine strokes. The host UCSB Gauchos came in third with a total score of 876.
The Highlanders will next be hosting their annual Braveheart Classic on April 9 and 10 in Beaumont, CA at Oak Valley Golf Club.