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Biata, Burrows Compete in 2017 Patriot All-America Invitational

Biata, Burrows Compete in 2017 Patriot All-America Invitational

The Basics
Event: 2017 Patriot All-America
 The Wigwam / Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Full Results: 2017 Patriot All-America Full Results

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team had a pair of golfers competing among the nation's best at the 2017 Patriot All-America Invitational. Started in 2011, the Patriot All-American Invitational features golfers from every NCAA division and throughout the championship, each participant honors a fallen or injured soldier by carrying a bag bearing the name of that individual.

News and Notes
- Mike Biata finished in a tie for 46th overall after shooting 218 (71-74-73, +8) for the event. He had a total of eight birdies during the 54-hole event.

- Biata was playing in honor of Major Troy Gilbert, an F-16 pilot who was killed in a support mission northwest of Baghdad in 2006.

- Cody Burrows finished tied for 61st, having to overcome a tough opening round. He responded with a final round 70 to finish the tournament at 221 (77-74-70, +11).

- Burrows played the event in honor of Army Sergeant Mycal L. Prince, who was a member of the Oklahoma National Guard in Stillwater and died while serving as an infantryman in Afghanistan. 

Up Next
The spring season begins February 12 for ORU as the Golden Eagles travel to the Sports Authority Intercollegiate in Mobile, Alabama.

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