Outstanding Finish Vaults ORU to Fourth Place Finish at Bob Sitton Invitational

Outstanding Finish Vaults ORU to Fourth Place Finish at Bob Sitton Invitational

The Basics
Event: Bob Sitton Invitational / Co-Hosted by ORU and Stephen F. Austin
Location:
 TPC Four Seasons / Dallas, Texas
Full Results: Bob Sitton Invitational  - Final

DALLAS, Texas – The Oral Roberts men's golf team posted one of the best rounds in school history Thursday in the final round of the Bob Sitton Invitational, jumping to fourth in the standings at 874 (296-294-284). Only twice since 2013 has ORU posted a lower score. Arkansas State finished the tournament at even par 852 (288-282-282) to earn the 10-stroke victory.

News and Notes
 - Cody Burrows fired a 67 in the final round to finish second overall, his second career top-5 finish.

- Burrows' 67 matched his career low and ties him for the 10th best round in ORU history. His 210 (-3) 54-hole score also matched his career best.

- Mike Biata set a new season low with a 73 in the final round, and finished at 226, 14-shots better than his first 54-hole tournament of the semester.

- Jack Howes finished the tournament at 222, five shots better than any of his previous four tournaments at ORU.

- ORU led the field with 21 birdies, two more than anyone else. Aiding the cause were Burrows (7), who was tied for first and Biata (5) who was tied for sixth in the field.

ORU Individual Results
2 – Cody Burrows – 72-71-67—210
T17 – Jack Howes – 74-72-722—218
T32 – Joshua Montgomery – 77-73-72—222
T56 – Mike Biata – 75-78-73—226
T89 – Grayson Jones – 75-80-78—233

Team Results
1 – Arkansas State – 288-282-282—852
2 – Long Beach State – 284-294-284—862
3 – TCU – 293-295-281—869
4 – ORU – 296-294-284—874
5 – Lamar – 291-293-293—877
6 – Stephen F. Austin – 294-298-289—881
7 – Illinois State – 285-297-300—882
8 – UT Arlington – 288-312-285—885
9 – Central Arkansas – 293-305-288—886
10 – Southern Miss. – 296-296-296—888
11 – Texas State – 291-307-291—889
12 – Western Kentucky – 289-306-296—891
13 – Eastern Kentucky – 298-301-294—893
14 – Northern Colorado – 290-297-309—896
15 – Louisiana Tech – 301-296-301—898
16 – Abilene Christian – 295-299-305—899
17 – UTRGV – 297-306-299—902
18 – Houston Baptist – 298-309-300—907
19 – Idaho – 313-306-293—912
20 – Nicholls State – 309-297-307—913
21 – Missouri State – 302-312-302—916
T22 – Green Bay – 307-317-307—931
T22 – St. John's – 308-318-305—931
24 – Northern Iowa – 309-310-315—934

Up Next
ORU will return to the course March 27-28 as the Golden Eagles travel to Chenal CC in Little Rock, Arkansas for the Little Rock/First Tee Classic.  

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