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ORU Fourth After Day One at the Battle at Boulder Creek

ORU Fourth After Day One at the Battle at Boulder Creek

The Basics
Event: Battle at Boulder Creek / Hosted by JTP Golf
 Boulder Creek Golf Club / Boulder City, Nev.
Full Results: Battle at Boulder Creek Day 1

BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Four Golden Eagles are inside the top-25 after the first day of play as the Oral Roberts women's golf team finished the day fourth overall at the Battle at Boulder Creek.

Kennedy Ishee led the entire field after the first round, while Beatriz Garcia finished the day as the top ORU golfer in a tie for third overall at 149 (76-73). ORU shot 618 (307-311) for the day, while Southern Utah leads the team race at 593 (306-287).  

News and Notes
- If Garcia can hold onto the team lead, it will mark the first time in her freshman campaign in which she has been the top finisher. She finished second in each of the first two tournaments of her career.

- Garcia moved up six spots with her second round 73. Only four golfers in the entire field made bigger jumps.

- ORU was picked to finish third in the preseason Summit League poll. South Dakota State, who leads ORU by 12 shots, was picked second and received one first place vote.

ORU Individual Results
T3 – Beatriz Garcia – 76-73—149
T14 – Kennedy Ishee – 73-82—155
T19 – Rebecca Hnidka – 79-78—157
T22 – Natalie Mattison – 83-78—161
33 – Paty Torres – 79-88—167  
T39 – Annie Lacombe – 87-85—172

Team Results
1 – Southern Utah – 306-287—593
2 – Northern Colorado – 302-301—603
3 – South Dakota State – 303-302—606
4 – Oral Roberts – 307-311—618
5 – Weber State – 323-316—639
6 – Florida Atlantic - 327-313—640
7 – Monmouth – 327-336—663
8 – Idaho State – 389-359—748

Up Next
ORU will tee off for the final round alongside Weber State and Florida Atlantic.   

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