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ORU in Second with 18 to Play at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

ORU in Second with 18 to Play at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

The Basics
Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Location: N.M. State Golf Course (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Full Results: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate – Day 1

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team is within striking distance of the leader with one round to go at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate. The Golden Eagles shot 584 (293-291) on Monday and are in second place, just four shots back of leader New Mexico State (288-292—580), entering the final round.

News and Notes
- Cody Burrows, Mike Biata and Jack Howes are each in the top 10, as Burrows and Biata are tied for sixth at 145 while Howes is tied for 10th at 147.  

- Burrows and Biata are each tied for fourth in the field with 25 total pars in 36 holes, while Biata also leads the field in par four scoring at +1.

- Howes is tied for second having played the par three holes to an even par 3.00 average.

- ORU's 291 was the third lowest round of the season. The Golden Eagles shot 281 and 285 in the opening rounds of the first two tournaments.

- ORU was a combined seven over after just two holes to start the day, but settled down to move near the top of the leaderboard.

ORU Individual Results
T6 – Cody Burrows – 74-71—145
T6 – Mike Biata – 72-73—145
T10 – Jack Howes – 73-74—147
T18 – Hunter Laughlin – 74-74—148
T43 – Dustin Hasley – 80-73—153

Team Results
1 – New Mexico State – 288-292—580
2 – ORU – 293-291—584
3 – UTEP – 287-298—585
4 – UTRGV – 293-294—587
5 – Western New Mexico – 290-298—588
6 – California Baptist – 294-303—597
7 – Incarnate Word – 300-300—600
8 – Wichita State – 304-300-604
9 – Odessa – 310-299—609
T10 – Western Illinois – 307-308—615
T10- Houston Baptist – 306-309—615

Up Next
The third and final round will begin Tuesday morning from the N.M. State Golf Course.

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