Golden Eagles Third to Start John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate

Golden Eagles Third to Start John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate / Hosted by Georgia State
Location:
 Eagle's Landing Country Club / Stockbridge, Ga.
Full Results: John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate – Round 1

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. – A 296 in the opening round of the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate put the Oral Roberts women's golf team in third place overall—just ahead of Kansas State—and just three shots back of the leaders from Murray State, who shot 293.

News and Notes
- Kennedy Ishee fired a -1 71 in the opening round and is tied for second overall.

- ORU's 296 was the best team score since shooting a 293 in the final round of the Little Rock Women's Golf Classic in the final tournament of the fall.

- The Golden Eagles made their move on the long holes and Ishee, Annie Lacombe and Rebecca Hnidka each finished the day with a 4.50 average (-2) on the par 5 holes, the second best average in the field.

- Lacombe was second in the field with six birdies in the opening round of play.

- Beatriz Garcia made par on 13 of the 18 holes, the third most of any golfer.

- All five ORU golfers are within the top 25 individually.  

ORU Individual Results
T2 – Kennedy Ishee – 71
T12 – Beatriz Garcia – 74
T18 – Rebecca Hnidka – 75
T22 – Paty Torres – 76
T22 – Annie Lacombe – 76

Team Results
1 – Murray State - 293
2 – Eastern Kentucky – 294
3 – ORU – 296
4 – Kansas State – 298
T5 – Winthrop 300
T5 – Florida Gulf Coast – 300
7 – Tulsa – 303
8 – Georgia State – 310
9 – UAB – 311
10 – Appalachian State – 312
T11 – Western Michigan – 315
T11 – Western Carolina – 315
13 – South Alabama – 317
14 – ULM – 329
15 – Central Michigan – 338

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