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ORU Takes Runner-Up Finish at Summit League Championship

ORU Takes Runner-Up Finish at Summit League Championship

The Basics
Event:
The Summit League Women's Golf Championship
Location: Sand Creek Station Golf Course / Newton, Kan.
Full Results: Summit League Championship – Final Results

NEWTON, Kan. – The Oral Roberts women's golf team rallied and moved up to second overall at the 2019 Summit League Women's Golf Championship, which concluded play Tuesday. ORU had two golfers earn All-Tournament honors as freshmen Sarah Bell and Isabella Caamal each finished inside the top five. The Golden Eagles finished the tournament at 931 (325-308-298), while Denver won the team championship at 904 (322-301-281). 

News and Notes
- In addition to Bell and Caamal's top five finishes, fellow freshman Rachel Dupree shot a final round 73 and moved into 10th place, her second straight top 10 finish to end the year.

- ORU's runner-up finish was the highest for the Golden Eagles since the 2015 championship when the Golden Eagles also finished second.

- 2015 was also the last time ORU had two golfers on the All-Tournament Team when Alejandra Acosta and Paola Aviles earned spots on the team.

- Bell put together an outstanding finish to her rookie season, shooting -4 with four birdies and no bogeys on the back nine, Tuesday. Dupree also finished the back nine unblemished with nine straight pars to close her tournament.

- ORU finished the year finishing in the top five in each of the last four tournaments, including a win at the Kansas City Intercollegiate and a second place finish at The Summit League Championship.

ORU Individual Results
3 – Sarah Bell – 79-80-70—229
T5 – Isabella Caamal – 81-75-76—232
10 – Rachel Dupree – 85-77-73—235
T26 – Beatriz Garcia – 81-85-79—245
T33 – Megan Lee – 84-76-87—247

Team Results  
1 – Denver – 322-301-281—904
2 – ORU – 325-308-298—931
3 – South Dakota State – 321-314-299—934
4 – South Dakota – 323-308-313—944
5 – North Dakota State – 328-323-300—951
6 – North Dakota – 329-327-316—972
7 – Purdue Fort Wayne – 323-332-319—974
8 – Omaha – 328-330-319—977
9 – Western Illinois – 334-329-318—981

All-Tournament Team (Top-five finishers and ties)
Mary Weinstein, Denver (1st, 78-74-65 = 217;  +1)
Sophie Newlove, Denver (2nd, 78-75-71 = 224; +8)
Sarah Bell, Oral Roberts (3rd, 79-80-70 = 229; +13)
Teresa Toscano, South Dakota State (4th, 74-80-77 = 231; +15)
Isabella Caamal, Oral Roberts (T5, 81-75-76 = 232; +16)
Megan Munneke, South Dakota (T5, 81-77-74 = 232; +16)

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