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Bell Takes Third, ORU Tied for Eighth at Aggie Invitational

Bell Takes Third, ORU Tied for Eighth at Aggie Invitational

The Basics
Event:
N.M. State Aggie Invitational
Location: N.M. State Golf Course (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Full Results: Aggie Invitational – Final

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Oral Roberts freshman Sarah Bell posted the best finish of her young ORU career with a third place finish at the Aggie Invitational Wednesday, shooting one under par in the final round. The Golden Eagles finished at 908 (292-312-304) to finish in a tie with Grand Canyon for eighth place in the 16-team tournament. UTEP won the event at 879 (290-290-299).

News and Notes
- Bell posted the best finish of any ORU golfer this season and earned her second top 10 finish. She has now finished in the top 15 in all three tournaments this season.

- Bell's 71 was the first round under par for a Golden Eagle golfer this season.

- ORU had nine birdies in the final round. Bell and Beatriz Garcia each had three of them.

- After a struggle to close out the back nine, Garcia recorded a birdie on three of her final five holes of the round, ending on the seventh hole.

ORU Individual Results
T3 – Sarah Bell – 72-73-71—216
T37 – Rebecca Hnidka – 73-78-78—229
T43 – Beatriz Garcia – 73-80-77—230
T59 – Isabella Caamal – 74-83-78—235
T71 – Megan Lee – 77-81-82—240

Team Results
1 – UTEP – 290-290-299—879
2 – California Baptist – 294-304-290—888
3 – Fresno State – 297-302-291—890
4 – New Mexico State – 297-299-299—895
5 – Utah Valley – 299-298-303—900
6 – Southern Utah – 298-312-292—902
7 – Northern Arizona -301-304-301—906
T8 – ORU – 292-312-304—908
T8 – Grand Canyon – 304-306-298—908
T10 – Texas A&M Corpus Christi – 295-307-307—909
T10 – South Dakota State – 300-312-297—909
12 – Portland State – 304-305-301—910
13 – North Dakota – 305-302-310—917
14 – UC Riverside – 304-305-306—925
15 – Weber State – 305-321-316—942
16 – UTRGV – 306-319-319—944

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will be back in action October 14 for the Maryb S. Kauth Invitational at TPC San Antonio.

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