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ORU Improves Again; Takes Seventh at Desert Intercollegiate

ORU Improves Again; Takes Seventh at Desert Intercollegiate

Complete Results

The Basics
Event: Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate – Hosted by Wyoming
ORU Team Scores/Place: 302-296-290—888 / 7th
Location:
 Classic Club- Palm Desert Calif.

PALM DESERT, Calif.  – The Oral Roberts men's golf team shot its best score of the tournament and tied for the fourth-best Sunday score as the Golden Eagles moved up to a seventh place finish out of 20 teams at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. ORU finished at 888 (302-296-290) while Kansas led from start to finish and won the team title at 866 (285-290-291).  

News & Notes
- Among the six teams that finished ahead of ORU, three were Big 12 schools that took first, second and fourth overall.  

- Cody Burrows posted the best tournament of his young career and carded the best 54-hole score by a Golden Eagle in four tournaments this year.

- As would be expected with a score of one over par, Burrows tied for the lead in total pars made with 41.

- Will Starkey used a 69 in the final round to post not only his first round under par, but also finished off the best tournament of his career as well as the freshman finished at 225.

- There were three Summit League teams in the field (ORU, South Dakota State, Denver), and ORU was the top finisher in the tournament. SDSU was picked to win the league in the preseason poll, edging ORU by one first place vote and six total points.  

ORU Results
T11 – Cody Burrows – 72-72-73—217
T14 – Trevor Torgerson – 72-75-72—219
T45 – Will Starkey – 80-76-69—225
T88 – Blake Brorman – 78-79-76—233
T107 – Spencer Sheets – 87-73-79—239   

Complete Team Results
1 – Kansas – 285-290-291—866
2 – Colorado – 289-292-288—869
3 – Texas Tech – 291-289-290—870
4 – TCU – 288-295-291—874
5 – Cal Poly – 295-298-285—878
6 – Wyoming – 303-290-292—885
7 – ORU – 302-296-290—888
8 – Little Rock – 296-307-288—891
T9 – Old Dominion – 296-302-297—895
T9 – UT Arlington – 306-297-292—895
T9 – Gonzaga – 297-297-301—895
T12 – UC Irvine – 306-302-290—898
T12 – Southern Illinois – 309-293-296—898
14 – South Dakota State – 298-301-300—899
15 – Idaho – 298-308-295—901
T16 – CSU Northridge – 310-301-293—904
T16 – UC Riverside – 307-299-298—904
18 – Nebraska – 304-306-299-909
19 – Denver – 300-305-309—914
20 – Southern Utah – 310-295-311—916   

Up Next
ORU will be back in action next week at the Colin Montgomerie Invite at Cypresswood Country Club in Houston, Texas.  

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