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ORU Takes Third at ORU Shootout

ORU Takes Third at ORU Shootout

The Basics
Event: ORU Shootout / Hosted by Oral Roberts University
ORU Team Scores/Place:  316-296—612 / 3rd
Location:
 Forest Ridge Golf Club / Broken Arrow, Okla.

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team improved 20 shots in the final round of the ORU Shootout Tuesday at Forest Ridge Golf Club, moving up two spots to take third overall (316-296—612). Northern Iowa shot 600 (316-284) to win the team championship, while David Wicks from Midland CC held his individual lead to win medalist honors.

Scott Newell led the way for ORU with a 147 (74-73), tying for fourth overall. It was Newell's third top five finish of the season. ORU also finished in the top three for the fourth time this year.

The ORU Gold team, led by Anthony Skirk's eighth place finish, took 12th at a team at 630 (319-311). Skirk and Parker Dolezal each tallied six birdies in two days, the second most of anyone in the field. Newell was third with 25 pars.

ORU Results
T4 – Scott Newell – 74-73—147
T11 – Parker Dolezal – 79-72—151 
T33 – Trevor Torgerson – 81-76—157
T33 – Dennis Andersen – 82-75—157
T62 – Will Paulsell – 83-81—164 

ORU - Gold Results
T8 – Anthony Skirk – 73-77—150
T30 – Spencer Sheets – 80-76—156
T57 – Josiah Guajardo – 82-79—161
61 – Ollie Penn – 84-79—163
T72 – Josh Bernard – 88-84—172 

Complete Team Results
1 – Northern Iowa – 316-284—600
2 – Missouri State – 314-289—603
3 – Oral Roberts – 316-296—612
T4 – Omaha – 319-295—614
T4 – Midland – 311-303—614
T6 – Arkansas State – 317-304—621
T6 – SIUE – 315-306—621
T6 – Rogers State – 323-298—621
T9 – South Dakota – 320-302—622
T9 – Weber State – 323-299—622
11 – Creighton – 314-309—623
12 – ORU Gold – 319-311-630
13 – Texas-Pan Am – 319-314—633
14 – New Mexico JC – 347-312—659 

Up Next
Tuesday marked the end of the regular season for the ORU men's golf team. The Golden Eagles will return to action May 1 for the 2015 Summit League Championship in Lompoc, Calif.

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