first_imgPOWELLS POINT, N.C. – Freshman Jack Kennedy recorded a career-low on the final day of the Old Dominion University/Outer Banks Invitational to lead the Drake men’s golf to an 11th-place finish on Tuesday.“We had a nice team day and were one score away from a great day,” said head coach Matt Lewis.Going into Tuesday, the Bulldogs were in 13th place and shot a season-low 293 on the final day to move up to 11th-place with a total a score of 894 (295-306-293). Drake was just three strokes away from cracking the top-10 in the 18-team event, while Campbell ran away with the title, scoring an 841 (267-292-282).“I was very impressed with Jack (Kennedy) today, and coming back from yesterday showed me a lot. I know he felt bad and he did a great job forgetting about it and moving on,” said Lewis.After being disqualified in the second round for signing a wrong score on his card, Kennedy didn’t let that mistake affect him on the final round as he fired a career-low 69 (-2) to lead the charge for the Bulldogs.“Blake (Huser) was solid all three days and Matt (Lavery) played well again,” said Lewis.Senior Blake Huser continued his consistent play by shooting one-over par 72 for a 54-hole total score of 218 (72-74-72), good for tied for 18th. Sophomore Matt Lavery carded his second 74 of the tournament for a total score of 225 (74-77-74), while freshman Tommi Avant finished one stroke behind his teammate with a score of 226 (73-75-78). Sophomore Drew Ison, who was still battling an illness, rounded out the Bulldogs’ effort with a score of 236 (76-80-80).The ODU/OBX Invitational marked the final tournament of the fall season for the Bulldogs as they will open the spring season in February. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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