ORU grabs 36 hole lead at SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.  – An outstanding first round of the year gave the Oral Roberts University men’s golf team some breathing room and they finished day one of the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational with the individual and team leads. As a team, ORU shot 585 (289-296) and leads second place Missouri State (297-292–589) by four shots.

Scott Newell came in under par in both rounds and is tied for the individual lead at -3 (71-70–141).

ORU Results
T1 – Scott Newell – 71-70–141
T9 – Parker Dolezal – 72-74–146
T11 – Trevor Torgerson – 72-75–147
T32 – Will Paulsell – 74-77–151
T68 – Anthony Skirk – 75-81–156  

Complete Team Results
1 – ORU – 289-296–585
2 – Missouri State – 297-292–589
3 – South Dakota – 297-295–592
4 – SIU Edwardsville – 301-292–593
5 – UT Martin – 299-295–594
T6 – Belmont – 296-299–595
T6 – Murray State – 303-292–595
8 – Omaha – 302-295–597
9- Bradley – 304-298–602
T10 – Eastern Illinois – 301-302–603
T10 – Western Illinois – 304-299–603
T12 – Drake – 303-301–604
T12 – Southern Illinois – 299-305–604
14 – Evansville – 307-302–609
15 – IPFW – 311-312–623  

News & Notes

–  Trevor Torgerson made his ORU debut on Monday, tying for 11th at 147

–  289 is lowest team score since April 7, 2014 when ORU shot 288 in the Jim West Intercollegiate.

–  ORU’s last team tournament title was the 2010 Summit League Championship

Up Next

ORU will be paired with Missouri State and South Dakota in the third and final round of the tournament.

 

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