Brian Hollenbeck Named Golden1 Athlete of the Week

Oct. 22, 2007

Brian Hollenbeck sunk a 50-foot putt on the final hole to win the individual title and help UCSB collect the team crown at the Bill Cullum Invitational in Simi Valley last week.

Hollenbeck, a sophomore from Fullerton, drained the long putt for an eagle to move him past teammate Michael Casca and Southern Utah's Eric Nilsson forfirst place. He finished with a four-under par total of 212 at Wood Ranch Golf Course to top Casca and Nilsson, who ended up tied for second, by one stroke.

The Gauchos won the season-opening tourney with a three-round total of 870 to best the field of 15 teams. Portland was second (881) and Loyola Marymount placed third (886.).

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