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Final Two Rounds Propel ORU to Ninth at Missouri Tiger Invitational

Final Two Rounds Propel ORU to Ninth at Missouri Tiger Invitational

The Basics
Event: Missouri Tiger Invitational, Presented by COG
Location:
 The Club at Old Hawthorne / Columbia, Mo.
Full Results: Tiger Invitational – Final Results

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sitting at -2 for the second round when darkness set in Tuesday, the Oral Roberts men's golf team continued to play well and shot 889 (301-293-295) for the tournament at the Missouri Tiger Invitational, presented by COG. ORU improved from its 14th place position after round one to ninth in the final team standings. Missouri led from wire to wire with an 11-shot victory and a team score of 839 (275-283-281).  

News and Notes
- The 293 in the second round was the best round in the last two tournaments, and the 295 in the final round tied the second best score during that stretch.

- ORU now has three straight top 10 finishes as a team after finishing third and fourth in the previous two tournaments.

- Cody Burrows shot under par in the final two rounds and finished the tournament in the red for the second tournament in a row and the third time in the last four tournaments. Burrows earned his sixth top 20 finish of the year.

ORU Individual Results
T15 – Cody Burrows – 75-69-71—215
T37 – Josh Montgomery – 74-79-69—222
T49 – Mike Biata – 76-74-76—226
T65 – Jackson Howes – 76-74-79—229
T96 – Grayson Jones – 85-76-80—241

Team Results
1 – Missouri – 275-283-281—839
2 – Kansas State – 281-286-283—850
3 – Missouri State – 282-293-288—863
4 – South Dakota – 290-294-284—868
5 – UMKC – 287-297-289—873
6 – Illinois State – 288-293-297—878
7 – Seattle – 295-292-293—880
8 – Morehead State – 298-293-290—881
9 – ORU – 301-293-295—889
10 – SIU Edwardsville – 294-296-300—890
11 – Drake – 300-289-303—892
12 – Northern Illinois – 290-296-307—893
13 – IUPUI – 300-294-302—896
14 – Central Arkansas – 293-305-299—897
15 – North Dakota State – 304-300-295—899
16 – Northern Iowa – 306-306-300—912
17 – South Dakota State – 317-307-301—925
18 – Loyola – 317-307-302—926
19 – Creighton – 310-295-324—929

Up Next
ORU will take two weeks off before heading to Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas, for the 2018 Summit League Championship.

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