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ORU Facing Uphill Battle in Final Round of Little Rock/First Tee Classic

ORU Facing Uphill Battle in Final Round of Little Rock/First Tee Classic

Day 1 Results

The Basics
Event: Little Rock/First Tee Classic – Hosted by Little Rock
ORU Team Scores/Place: 308-307—615 / 14th
 Chenal Country Club – Little Rock, Ark.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  –  The Oral Roberts men's golf team is on the tail end of a tight battle at the Little Rock/First Tee Classic, which teed off with the first two rounds Monday. ORU shot 615 (608-607) in the first round to finish the day in 14th, but is less than 10 shots from the top eight.

News & Notes
- ORU's top three golfers are all within three shots of each other, but separated by 19 spots in the standings.

- Lipscomb is leading the tournament at 589 (300-289), while Central Arkansas is second at 595 (301-294).

- The 307 and 308 were the highest two rounds of the year for ORU.

ORU Results
T27 – Cody Burrows – 74-77-151
T41 – Will Starkey – 78-75—153
T46 – Blake Brorman – 76-78—154
T70 – Ollie Penn – 82-77—159
T76 – Trevor Torgerson – 80-83—163

Complete Team Results
1-Lipscomb University-300-289-589
2-Central Arkansas-301-294-595
3-UT - Martin-304-292-596
4-Little Rock-300-298-598
5-Eastern Michigan-299-302-601
6-Arkansas State-304-298-602
7-Stephen F. Austin St-306-298-604
T8-Abilene Christian-301-306-607
10-Southern Mississippi-303-306-609
11-Louisiana Tech-314-297-611
14-Oral Roberts-308-307-615

Up Next
The final round of the Little Rock/First Tee Classic will tee off with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. ORU will be paired with Omaha and Tulsa and start on holes 14-16.

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