Biata, Burrows lead ORU to top-three finish in El Paso

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The Basics
Event: Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invite
Location:
 Butterfield Trail Golf Club / El Paso, Texas
Full Results: Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invite – Final Results

EL PASO, Texas – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team put together an impressive three days at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invite to finish post the eighth best 54-hole score in school history to finish third overall at the event.

UTEP won the event at 839 (275-283-281) with No. 24 Marquette topping ORU on the final day to take second at 849 (281-288-280) after the two teams were tied after the first and second rounds. ORU shot 858 (281-288-289).

ORU’s 85 tied the 858 shot at the Jacrabbit Invitational (March 2011) and the Jim Corbett Invitational (Fall 1980) as the eighth best round in ORU history.

Mike Biata earned the first top 10 finish of his career with a final round 69 to jump into the team lead. Cody Burrows tied for 14th at 215 and Jackson Howes was also in the top-20 with a tie for 19th at 217.

ORU Individual Results
T10 – Mike Biata – 72-72-69—213
T14 – Cody Burrows – 68-73-74—215
T19 –Jackson Howes – 73-72-72—217
T30 – Josh Montgomery – 68-77-75—220
T46 – Grayson Jones – 79-71-74—224

Team Results
1 – UTEP – 275-283-281—839
2 – No. 24 Marquette – 281-288-280—849
3 – ORU – 281-288-289—858
4 – Texas State – 276-288-299—863
5 – UMKC – 287-288-289—864
6 – Southern Utah – 284-287-295-866
7 – New Mexico State – 281-294-292—867
8 – UTRGV – 292-295-295—882
9 – Pacific – 296-299-293—888
10 – Air Force – 285-303-302—890
11 – San Jose State – 288-302-30—892
12 – Army – 295-302-302—899
13 – Western New Mexico – 291-306-303—900

Up Next
ORU will take a break for the winter before starting the spring season February 12 at the Sports Authority Intercollegiate in Mobile, Alabama.


 

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