TACOMA, Wash. – The Puget Sound men's golf team picked up right where it left off this fall with a team win at the Logger Invitational this week. The Loggers fired a 613 (+45) as a team to win by five strokes in the four-team tournament.
Freshman Adam Bean led the Loggers at the tournament as he took his first career medalist honors. Bean was tied for the individual lead after shooting a 76 (+5) on the first day and followed it up with a 75 (+4) today to capture the medalist honors by two strokes.
Bean's 151 (+9) was two strokes better than North Idaho's Eli Bowen and the Loggers Derek Wilson, who both finished with a 153 (+11).
Dustin Hegge was Pacific Lutheran's top finisher in fourth with 154 (+12). Scott Zhang from PLU also fired a 12-over 154 for the tournament as did the Loggers' Ricky Howard.
Nick Kelley rounded out the Logger scoring in a tie for seventh with a 13-over 155.
Jesse Salzwedel led Whitworth with a 156 (+19).
The Loggers shot a 613 (+45) as a team to slip past Pacific Lutheran's team score of 618 (+40). North Idaho took third with a 630 (+62) and Whitworth rounded out the team scoring with a 643 (+75).
The Loggers are back on the course tomorrow for the PLU Invitational, which runs through the weekend.