Biata’s strong play pushes ORU into top three

Event: Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate / Hosted by Arkansas State
Location:
 RidgePointe Country Club / Jonesboro, Ark.
Full Results: Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate – Final Results

JONESBORO, Ark. – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team used the momentum from its 8-under second round, and carried it into the final round, shooting 295 to move up one spot for a third place finish at the Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate, which concluded play Tuesday afternoon. Arkansas State won the tournament easily with an 838 (-26), while ORU finished at 871 (296-280-295).

With his even par final round, Mike Biata finished tied for fifth overall, marking ORU’s first top five individual finish of the year. Biata was named to the All-Tournament team following the event.

Dustin Hasley had ORU’s lone eagle of the day, scoring a three on the 530-yard, par-5 sixth hole.

ORU’s second round of the tournament (280) was its best round since a school record 277 in 2015, and Cody Burrows‘ second round 66 was the best of his career and tied for the fourth best in ORU history.

ORU Individual Results
T5 – Mike Biata – 70-70-72—212
T7 – Cody Burrows – 74-66-73—213
T33 – Jackson Howes – 76-71-76—223
T38 – Josh Montgomery – 76-74-74—224
T61 – Grayson Jones – 79-73-82—234
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T61 – Dustin Hasley – 76-78-80—234

Team Results
1 – Arkansas State – 273-276-289—838
2 – Arkansas State (B) – 282-283-302—867
3 – ORU – 296-280-295—871
4 – UT Arlington – 296-288-289—873
5 – Missouri State – 299-286-291—876
6 – UT Martin – 294-281-303—878
7 – Southern Illinois – 296-287-298—881
8 – Austin Peay – 289-290-308—887
9 – Southeastern Louisiana – 300-293—299-892
10 – Belmont – 295-290-309—894
11 – Florida Atlantic – 293-306-298—897
12 – Samford – 298-307-304—909
13 – Omaha – 303-299-309—911
14 – Eastern Illinois – 302-308-312—922


 

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