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ORU Improves Two Shots but Drops to Fifth at Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird

ORU Improves Two Shots but Drops to Fifth at Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird

The Basics
Event: 2018 Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird
Location:
 Sunbrook Golf Course / St. George, Utah
Full Results: Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird – Final Results

ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Oral Roberts women's golf team shot 306 on Friday, two shots better than the previous day, but fell to fifth place at the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird. Wyoming came from behind to win the event at 598 (306-292), while ORU finished at 614 (308-306).

News and Notes
- Beatriz Garcia had the best round of the day for the Golden Eagles at 74, moving up 18 spots into a tie with teammate Rebecca Hnidka for 21st overall.

- Kennedy Ishee was the top ORU finisher at 13th, her fifth top 20 finish of the year.

- The two-day Lady Thunderbird was the second of three ORU tournaments in a 10-day span for the Golden Eagles.

- The Lady Thunderbird was the first 36-hole tournament of the year for ORU.

ORU Individual Results
T13 – Kennedy Ishee – 76-76—152
T21 – Rebecca Hnidka – 79-76—155
T21 – Beatriz Garcia – 81-74—155
T24 – Annie Lacombe – 76-80—156
T56 – Natalie Mattison – 77-87—164

Team Results
1 – Wyoming – 306-292—598
2 – South Dakota State – 299-301—600
3 – Southern Utah – 313-294—607
4 – North Dakota State – 316-293—609
5 – ORU – 308-306—614
T6 – Winthrop – 312-309—621
T6 – Northern Iowa – 310-311-621
8 – CSU- Bakersfield – 313-309—622
9 – North Dakota – 320-307—627
10 – Weber State – 312-325—637
11 – Idaho State – 348-352—700

Up Next
ORU will co-host the ORU/SFA Spring Break Invite, beginning March 19 at Trophy Club Country Club in Dallas, Texas.  

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