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ORU Tied for Lead at Summit League Championship

ORU Tied for Lead at Summit League Championship

The Basics
Event:
The Summit League Men's Golf Championship
Location: Sand Creek Station GC / Newton, Kan.
Full Results: The Summit League Championship – Round 1 Results

NEWTON, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team shot 290 (+2) in the opening round of The Summit League Men's Golf Championship, and is tied with South Dakota State for the team lead after day one.

News and Notes
- All five ORU golfers shot 76 or better in the first round, and rank inside the top 25 individually.

- ORU was led in the first round by four-time All-Summit League selection Cody Burrows, who is tied for second at 70.

- Burrows (t-2nd), Jack Howes (6th) and second team All-Summit League selection Dustin Hasley (t-7th) are all inside the top 10, individually.

- As a team, the Golden Eagles played the par 4 holes to a 4.08 average (+4), the best in the field, while also carding a tournament best 21 birdies in the opening round.

- Burrows (seven) and Grayson Jones (five) lead the field in total birdies in the opening round.

- Burrows holds a 3.80 (-2) average on the par 4 holes to tie with Zach Schroeder from Purdue Fort Wayne for the best average in the field.

ORU Individual Results
T2 – Cody Burrows – 70
6 – Jack Howes – 72
T7 – Dustin Hasley – 73
T16 – Hunter Laughlin – 75
T22 – Grayson Jones -76

Team Results  
T1 – ORU – 290
T1 – South Dakota State -290
3 – Denver – 292
4 – South Dakota – 298
5 – Purdue Fort Wayne – 299
6 – North Dakota State – 300
7 – Omaha – 304
8 – Western Illinois – 312
9 – North Dakota – 318

Up Next
ORU will be paired with South Dakota State and Denver for Monday's action. Due to forcasted storms on Tuesday, the teams will play 36 holes on Monday to finish the tournament. Live results are available at GolfStat.com.

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