OKLAHOMA CITY – No. 4 ranked Oklahoma City University made a huge charge at the Broncho Invitational at Gaillardia Country Club on Tuesday, making up eight strokes from day one to jump from fourth place to finish in a tie for first in the final team standings with Southwestern Christian.
OCU carded rounds of 306-295 and Southwestern Christian went 298-303, with each finishing as Co-Champions at 601 strokes on the par 72, 7,120 yard course. Rounding out the top-five in the team standings in the 14-team tournament were Hutchinson Community College (604) and Southeastern Oklahoma State and the Southwestern Christian B team in a tie for fourth place (609).
OCU has now finished in first place in all six tournaments played for the 2021-22 season.
Matej Babic led Southwestern Christian, finishing in third at even-par 144 after consecutive rounds of 72. Julian Alanis finished ninth at 148 (73-85), Emiel Van Geet tied for 20th at 152 and Leonardo Ruggieri tied for 43rd at 157.
Southwestern Christian’s second team tied for fourth with Southeast Oklahoma State, Oklahoma Christian’s B team was seventh, Central Oklahoma 10th, Southern Nazarene 11th and Oklahoma City’s B team 14th among other Oklahoma schools.
OCU will return to action on Mar. 21-22 at the Paiute Battle in Las Vegas, Nev.