Biata, Burrows propel ORU to fourth-place finish in Challenge

The Basics
Event: ORU/SFA Challenge
Location:
 TPC Four Seasons / Irving, Texas
Full Results: ORU/SFA Challenge – Final Results

IRVING, Texas –  The Oral Roberts men’s golf team tied for the third best round of the day and moved up two spots to finish fourth overall with a score of 876 (294-291-291) at the ORU/SFA Challenge, which concluded play Wednesday. North Texas won the team championship with a score of 865 (290-290-285).

All five ORU golfers finished inside the top 50 for just the third time this year. Freshman Mike Biata led the way at 219, finishing just outside the top 10 in a tie for 11th. Cody Burrows closed with a final-round 72 to move up to a tie for 14th at 220.

ORU’s fourth place finish is the third top five finish of the year having taken fourth at the Herb Wimberly Invite (Oct. 16-17) and third at the Prices Give ‘Em Five (Oct. 19-20).

ORU Individual Results
T11 – Mike Biata – 75-71-73—219
T14 – Cody Burrows – 73-75-72—220
T38 – Josh Montgomery – 74-72-80—226
T41 – Dustin Hasley – 80-73-74—227
T41 – Grayson Jones – 72-83-72—227

Team Results
1-North Texas-290-290-285-865
2-Rice-285-292-291-868
3-Illinois State-290-292-288-870
4-Oral Roberts-294-291-291-876
5-CSU-Fullerton-290-294-293-877
6-Stephen F. Austin-291-291-301-883
7-Northern Colorado-297-300-291-888
8-Utah Valley -295-304-293-892
T9-Texas State-306-298-296-900
T9-Central Arkansas-304-303-293-900
11-La. Tech-310-304-294-908
12-Utah State-304-305-301-910
13-Western Illinois-313-304-296-913
14-Southeastern Louisiana-319-307-293-919
15-Abilene Christian-307-315-301-923
16-Northern Iowa-320-318-292-930

Up Next
ORU will be off for nearly a month before returning to the course for the Tiger Invitational April 9-10 at the GC at Hawthorne in Columbia, Missouri.


 

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