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ORU Finishes Runner Up at Bob Hurley Shootout

ORU Finishes Runner Up at Bob Hurley Shootout

The Basics
Event: Bob Hurley ORU Shootout / Hosted by ORU
Location:
 Meadowbrook CC / Tulsa, Okla.
Final Results: Bob Hurley ORU Shootout

TULSA, Okla. –  The Oral Roberts women's golf team held a lead at one point in the final round and threatened the majority of the final 18 holes but finished runner up to Lamar at the 2016 Bob Hurley ORU Shootout at Meadowbrook Country Club Tuesday.

ORU shot 908 (306-299-303) for the tournament to earn the second place finish. Lamar finished at 895 (298-301-296) and had a pair of golfers tie for first place, with Wenny Chang winning in a playoff.

News and Notes
- The ORU women have finished in the top five in each of the first two tournaments of the year, finishing third out of 15 teams in the first tournament and second out of 17 teams this week.

- The runner up finish is the highest since the 2015 Summit League Championship.

- Tied for third, Kennedy Ishee posted the highest individual finish since the 2015 Summit League Championship when Paola Aviles was the runner up. It is the second highest finish of her career.

- Freshman Beatriz Garcia (T-14th) posted the second top 15 finish in as many tournaments to start her time at ORU.

ORU Individual Results
T3 – Kennedy Ishee – 77-71-74—222
T14 – Beatriz Garcia – 75-74-79—228
T25 – Paty Torres – 81-75-76—232
T30 – Annie Lacombe – 80-79-74—233
T34 – Rebecca Hnidka – 74-79-81—234
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T70 – Natalie Mattison – 79-81-84—244
89 – Katie Kirkhart – 94-86-82—262  

Team Results
1 – Lamar – 298-301-296—895
2 – ORU – 306-299-303—908
3 – Stephen F. Austin – 307-306-299—912
4 – Houston Baptist – 307-308-309—924
T5 – Wichita State – 313-308-304—925
T5 – Sam Houston State – 315-313-297—925
7 – UTEP – 318-309-300—927
8 – Arkansas State – 311-311-306—928
9 – Utah Valley – 313-311-306—930
10 – Oklahoma Christian – 311-311-309—931
11 – Texas A&M Corpus Christi – 323-309-306—938
12 – Grand Canyon – 326-305-314—945
13 – Incarnate Word – 322-319-305—946
14 – Drake – 328-314-315—957
15 – North Dakota – 321-319-320—960
16 – McLennan CC – 329-325-317—971
17 – Northern Iowa – 332-328-312—972  

Up Next
ORU will be back in action next week at the Jacksonville Classic in Ponte Verde, Florida, October 3-4.

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