ORU opens spring season in 14th at Mobile Sports Authority Invite

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Full Results: Mobile Sports Authority – Day 1 Results

MOBILE, Ala. – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team finished round one at 306 and in 14th place as the Golden Eagles began their spring season at the Mobile Sports Authority Invitational Monday. Florida State, ranked 29thin the nation, leads the tournament at 280 (-8).

ORU was nearly finished with the second round when darkness set it, suspending play for the night.

Josh Montgomery put together an excellent opening round, following up back-to-back bogeys with two birdies in the final six holes to get to even par for the first 18. Montgomery was tied for 11th after the first round.

Mike Biata shot 77, Cody Burrows 78 and Jackson Howes 79 for ORU’s other counting scores.

The Mobile Sports Authority Invitational field includes two teams ranked in the top 50 nationally, including day one leader Florida State who is 29th.

ORU Individual Results (Round 1)
T11 – Josh Montgomery – 72
T50 – Mike Biata – 77
T55 – Cody Burrows – 78
T64 – Jackson Howes – 79
T78 – Grayson Jones – 84

Team Results
1 – Florida State – 280
2 – South Alabama – 287
3 – Western Kentucky – 291
T4 – Kennesaw State – 295
T4 – Central Arkansas – 295
T6 – Jacksonville State – 297
T6 – Notre Dame – 297
T8 – Nicholls State – 299
T8 – Illinois State – 299
T10 – Richmond – 300
T10 – Louisiana – 300
12 – Samford – 302
13 – Louisiana Tech – 304
14 – ORU – 306
15 – Southern Mississippi – 307
16 – Abilene Christian – 319

Up Next
The teams will finish round two and play the final 18 holes starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Live results can be found at GolfStat.com.


 

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