ORU Takes 10th at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

ORU Takes 10th at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Location:
 University Golf Course / Las Cruces, N.M.
Final Results: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team continued to play well and broke 300 as a team for the fourth straight round as the Golden Eagles shot 882 (292-294-296) to finish 10th overall at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate.

With a 12-stroke lead going into the final round, Grand Canyon cruised to the team championship at 387 (277-280-280) and won by 14 shots.

News and Notes
- Cody Burrows led the way once again for ORU with a 54-hole score of 210 (70-67-73), easily the best of his career.

- Burrows finished at -3 for the tournament, the first Golden Eagle to finish a tournament under par since the 2014-15 season when Parker Dolezal and Scott Newell each did it at the Jackrabbit Invitational.

- Grayson Jones finished the tournament -6 on the par 5 holes with a 4.33 average, the fifth best average in the field. Jones also had one eagle, tied for the third most for the tournament.

ORU Individual Results
6 – Cody Burrows -70-67-73—210
T28 – Grayson Jones – 75-71-73—219
T66 – Josh Montgomery – 75-77-76—228
T74 – Will Starkey – 72-79-80—231
81 – Jackson Howes – 77-82-74—233   

Team Results
1 – Grand Canyon – 277-280-280-837
2 – UTEP – 286-286-279—851
3 – Wichita State – 282-293-281—856
4 – New Mexico State – 290-284-286—860
5 – Odessa College – 284-295-282—861
6 – Kansas City – 278-291-293—862
7 – Sam Houston State – 288-296-284—868
8 – Stephen F. Austin – 281-302-287—870
9 – Utah Valley – 297-293-287—877
10 – Oral Roberts – 292-294-296—882
12 – UTRGV – 296-297-301—894
T13 – Western New Mexico – 295-306-302—903
T13 – Western Illinois – 297-302-304—903

Up Next
The Golden Eagles are done with the fall season and will resume action with the Desert Intercollegiate in Palm Springs, California, February 17-18, 2017.

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