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ORU Hanging Tough at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

ORU Hanging Tough at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate - Hosted by New Mexico State
ORU Team Scores/Place: 283-288-571/5th
Location:
University Golf Course - Las Cruces, N.M.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - With a tough field, the Oral Roberts University men's golf team held its own on day one of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, finishing the day at three over par as a team, sitting fifth at 571 (283-288). New Mexico State leads the way at 560 (276-284) to take a seven shot lead into the final round.

Will Paulsell, who entered as ORU's fourth golfer, led the way with a -2 140 (69-71) on Monday, tying for seventh overall.

ORU Results
T7 - Will Paulsell - 69-71-140
T11 - Scott Newell - 70-71-141
T28 - Parker Dolezal - 70-74-144
T58 - Ollie Penn - 78-72-150
T69 - Trevor Torgerson - 74-79-153

Complete Team Results
1 - New Mexico State - 276-284-560
2 - Sam Houston State - 283-284-567
3 - Texas State - 284-284-568
4 - UTEP - 280-290-570
5 - ORU - 283-288-571
6 - Abilene Christian - 287-286-573
T7 - Wichita State - 283-291-574
T7 - UMKC - 281-293-574
9 - Western New Mexico - 284-292-576
10 - Incarnate Word - 293-287-580
11 - Grand Canyon - 295-286-581
12 - Texas-Pan American - 298-299-597
13 - Nebraska - 293-306-599

News & Notes

- The 283 posted in the first round is the first time this season ORU has posted a round under par (-1) as a team.
- 283 is the lowest team score for ORU since posting a 279 at the 2012 Summit League Championship
- Will Paulsell posted an ORU career best 69 for his second round under par of his career, both coming this year.

Up Next

ORU will play with UTEP and Abilene Christian in the third and final round of the tournament.

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Day 1 Results