ORU women cruise in Jackrabbit Invite,

PRIMM, Nev. – With a three shot lead going into the final round, the Oral Roberts University women’s golf team shot the best final round and took a 12-shot victory at the Jackrabbit Invitational. ORU finished with a 54-hole total of 934 (311-307-316) and won the team championship for the second time in as many tournaments after tying Weber State at the Southern Utah Invitational last week. The Golden Eagles finished 12 shots ahead of Grand Canyon (309-312-325—946) on Tuesday. 
Alheli Moreno continued to lead the way for ORU following up a runner-up finish in the previous tournament by finishing third overall at 229 (76-76-77). Paty Torres finished in the top 10 for the second time this season as she took ninth at 236 (76-79-81).
 
Alejandra Acosta finished a shot back of Torres in 11th (80-76-81—237), and Paola Aviles tied Moreno for the best round of the day, and moved up to 12th overall at 238 (85-76-77). Shinwoo Lee rounded out the ORU scoring with a 54 hole total of 246 (79-81-86).
 
ORU will travel back to the Midwest and will return to action March 24-25 as the Golden Eagles play in the UALR Women’s Golf Classic in Hot Springs, Ark.
 

Team Standings
1-Oral Roberts – 311-307-316—934
2 – Grand Canyon – 309-312—946
3 – Winthrop – 318-316-317—951
4 – Missouri State – 320-310-323—953
5 – British Columbia – 323-314-318—955
6 – Arkansas State – 318-310-332—960
7 – Seattle – 313-331-317—961
8 – UMKC – 320-320-328—968
T9 – North Dakota State – 327-325-325—977
T9 – Montana State – 319-326-332—977
11 – Northern Iowa – 335-326-327—988
12 – Oakland – 328-330-332—990
13 – South Dakota State – 325-334-333—992
14 – South Dakota – 326-334-336—996
15 – SIU-Edwardsville – 331-336-335—1002
16 – North Dakota – 339-342-340—1021
 
ORU Finishers
3 – Alheli Moreno – 76-76-77—229
T9 – Paty Torres – 76-79-81—236
11 – Alejandra Acosta – 80-76-81—237
T12 – Paola Aviles – 85-76-77—238
T37 – Shinwoo Lee – 79-81-86—246
 

ORU men finish third of 15 teams

PRIMM, Nev. – The top two teams could not be caught, but the Oral Roberts University  men’s golf team shot 306 in the final round of the Jackrabbit Invitational, finishing at 887 (289-292-306) for the tournament, solidly in third place out of 15 teams. UNLV dominated the tournament, shooting a 19-under 845 (275-284-286) as a team to win the championship. 
Scott Newell earned his third top 10 finish of the year, posting a 54-holel score of 218 (68-72-78).  Parker Dolezal (76-73-75) had the best round of the day and tied teammate Will Paulsell (73-75-76) for 18th overall with final scores of 224.
 
Anthony Skirk (83-72-77) and David Holtgrewe (72-80-80) finished tied at 48th overall with scores of 232.
 
ORU will be back in action next week as they compete in the UALR/First Tee Classic in Little Rock, Ark.
 

Team Standings
1 – UNLV – 275-284-286—845
2 – Utah Valley – 286-290-289—865
3 – Oral Roberts – 289-292-306—887
4 – Utah State – 296-290-312—898
5 – Youngstown State – 301-296-302—899
6 – SIU-Edwardsville – 298-297-305—900
7 – Arkansas State – 302-292-313—907
T8 – Weber State – 300-300-308—908
T8 – South Dakota – 304-290-314—908
10 – Oakland – 299-305-307—911
T11 – Northern Iowa – 298-303-313—912
T11 – South Dakota State – 296-303-313—912
13 – Seattle – 295-305-322—922
14 – North Dakota – 316-317-329—962
15 – North Dakota State – 306-312-347—965
 
ORU Finishers
T9 – Scott Newell – 68-72-78—218
T18 – Parker Dolezal – 76-73-75—224
T18 – Will Paulsell – 73-75-76—224
T48 – Anthony Skirk – 83-72-77—232
T48 – David Holtgrewe – 72-80-80—232

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