Golf Closes With A Rush, Finishes Eighth At Fresno Lexus Classic

Oct. 14, 2000

Fresno, Calif. - Junior J.R. Becko shot a third round score of 68 and finished in 12th-place to lead UC Santa Barbara to an eighth-place finish at the Fresno Lexus Classic this weekend.

The Gauchos were 11th after two rounds, but they had their best final round of the year, shooting a 288, to finish with an 878 and an eighth-place finish. Becko shot a three-round score of 217 to finish in a tie for 12th-place.

Senior Jeff Wood shot 221 to finish in a tie for 28th while Scott Linklater finished 31st with a 222. Rounding out the Gaucho scores were Jeff Greenfield at 227 (tie for 62nd), Greg Snider at 232 (tie for 86th) and Christian Helland at 232 (tie for 86th).

UCSB returns to action on November 2 when it travels to Long Beach State for the 49er Collegiate Invitational.