OCU closes out Rose Creek Classic with record round, Chaney’s 11-under obliterates record
EDMOND, Okla. – Oklahoma City University closed out the Rose Creek Classic in record fashion on Tuesday at the Rose Creek Golf Club. The Stars shot a school record low round of 272 to finish in first place in the tournament with a school record 846 card for a 54-hole tournament.
The previous low round of 278 was achieved at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate in 2007 and the previous 54-hole round total of 886 was recorded at the Oklahoma City Classic in 2017.
The Rose Creek Classic was played on a par 72, 6,013 yard course.
The 16 under par team round of 272 also set a school record for best round vs. par. The previous record was four under was recorded on three different occasions, most recently at the Southwestern Christian Fall Invitational in 2019.
OCU finished 27 strokes ahead of the OCU Blue Team (873) and 192 stokes ahead of third place Seminole State Community College (1,038). The 192-stroke advantage over Seminole set a school record for margin of victory over an opponent.
OCU’s two teams secured the top nine spots in the tournament. Four of those golfers bettered the school record 54-hole score of 216 and two equaled that mark, led by new record holder freshman Reagan Chaney’s minus 11 effort (70-68-67 – 205). The previous low 54-hole tally of 216 was recorded by Jessica Schiele.
Freshman Maddi Kamas (Blue – 71-73-72) and freshman Jamie Welsh (71-76-69) tied for fifth with a 216 card. Senior Rachel Eckert (Blue) finished in seventh place at 219 stokes (74-73-72), freshman Morgan Palermo (Blue) in eighth place with a 225 (75-79-71) and freshman Meghan Charles placed ninth with a 233 card (76-80-77).
OCU returns to action on Oct. 11-12 at the Sydney Cox Invitational. That tournament will be held at the Lincoln Park Golf Course in Oklahoma City.
OCU men cruise to 18-shot win, Daniel claims title followed by Teeter, Hill
EDMOND, Okla. – Oklahoma City University carded a final team round of 10-under-par 278 at the Rose Creek Classic on Tuesday to cruise to a first-place finish in its final fall tournament of the season.
OCU, ranked fifth in the NAIA men’s golf rankings, finished the par-72, 54-hole tournament with an 832. That was 18 strokes better than second-place Southwestern Christian University (850).
OCU golfers took the top three spots in the tournament, with senior Dalton Daniel finishing first (67-68-67 = 202), freshman Dylan Teeter finishing second (69-68-67=204) and freshman Tres Hill placing third (66-71-71=208).
Freshman Jacob Wright finished in a tie for 19th place at 222 (77-71-74) with sophomore Ben Thionnet finishing 28th (86-76-73=232) and junior Carson Breckenridge placing 43rd (78-85-81=244).