Burrows, ORU have solid day at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
 New Mexico State Golf Course / Las Cruces, N.M.
Full Results: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate – Day 1 Results

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team put together a pair of sub-290 rounds on Monday at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate to finish the day fourth at 596 (287-289). New Mexico State (279-282—561) is -7 through 36 holes and has a one shot lead over Grand Canyon.

Led by Cody Burrows, tied for 13th at 143, ORU’s top three are all inside the top 20 and all five golfers finished the day inside the top 50 individually.

ORU’s 287 was the best 18-hole score of the season for the Golden Eagles and the best since firing a 286 in the second round of the Jim West Intercollegiate April 12, 2017.

Josh Montgomery had one of nine eagles carded on Monday as the junior earned a three on the par 5 12th hole in the first round of the day.

ORU Individual Results
T13 – Cody Burrows -72-71—143
T19 – Josh Montgomery – 73-72—145
T19 – Grayson Jones -73-72—145
T26 – Mike Biata – 69-78—147
T49 – Jackson Howes – 76-74—150

Team Results
1 – New Mexico State – 279-28—561
2 – Grand Canyon – 282-280—562
3 – UTEP – 290-284—574
4 – ORU – 287-289—576
5 – UTRGV – 291-288—579
6 – Abilene Christian – 292-292—584
7 – Western Illinois -289-298—587
T8 – Odessa – 290-305—595
T8 – Incarnate Word – 304-291—595
T8 – Western New Mexico – 298-297—595
11 – Wichita State -305-29—597
12 – McMurry – 316-299—615

Up Next
ORU, UTRGV and Abilene Christian will tee off on holes 4-7 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Live results can be found atGolfStat.com.

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