Hnidka, ORU Set School Records in Runner-Up Finish at Hobble Creek Fall Classic

Hnidka, ORU Set School Records in Runner-Up Finish at Hobble Creek Fall Classic

The Basics
Event: Hobble Creek Fall Classic
Location:
 Hobble Creek GC / Springville, Utah
Full Results: Hobble Creek Final

SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Rebecca Hnidka matched the school record for the lowest 54-hole score at 212, and the Oral Roberts women's golf team set a new mark  at 869 as the Golden Eagles took second at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic.

News and Notes
- ORU's 869 was three shots clear of the previous school record of 872, which the Golden Eagles shot at the Jackrabbit Invitational in both 2011 and 2015.

- Hnidka's 212 matched Pamela Ontiveros' 212 from the UALR/North Texas Golf Classic in 2007.

- ORU's 36-hole score of 574 was also a school record and the 285 in the first round was the best 18-hole score in school history.

- All five Golden Eagle golfers finished inside the top 20, with all four counters finishing inside the top 15.

- Annie Lacombe shot 220 for the tournament, a 10 shot improvement over her best tournament in 2016-17.

- Natalie Mattison carded the second top 20 finish of her career, improving her best 54-hole score by 13 shots.

- Kennedy Ishee earned her fourth consecutive top 10 finish dating back to last year. Ishee has shot 220 in each of the first two tournament of 2017.

- Beatriz Garcia posted her fourth consecutive top 15 finish dating back to last year, tying for 12th this week.

ORU Individual Results
4 – Rebecca Hnidka – 69-70-73—212
T8 – Kennedy Ishee – 74-74-72—220
T8 – Annie Lacombe – 70-73-77—220
T12 – Beatriz Garcia – 72-74-76—222
T16 – Natalie Mattison – 77-72-74—223  

Team Results
1 – New Mexico State – 288-288-290—866
2 – Oral Roberts – 285-289-295—869
3 – Utah Valley – 299-293-288—880
T4 – Sam Houston State – 301-396-294—891
T4 – Grand Canyon – 290-298-303—891
6 – Northern Colorado – 297-303-296—896
7 – Little Rock – 300-294-307—901
8 – Weber State – 306-295-302—903
9 – Southern Utah – 311-304-299—914
10 – UTRGV – 299-311-312—922
11 – North Dakota – 313-309-309—931
12 – Cal State Bakersfield – 324-310-299—933   

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will host their fall tournament September 25-26 at Meadowbrook Country Club.   

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