ORU moves up to fourth in Summit League Championship

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NEWTON, Kan.  – A 16-shot improvement by the Golden Eagles moved the Oral Roberts men’s golf team up the leader board Monday in the second round of the 2016 Summit League Championship. Sitting in a tie for fourth at 606 (311-295) with 18 holes to play, ORU is just four shots out of second place. South Dakota State leads the team race at 584 (292-292).

After a tough opening round, Will Starkey started off hot on Monday, birdieing three of the first six holes of the day.

As a team, ORU improved 16 shots from Sunday’s round. ORU posted a total of 15 birdies in round two, including four from Trevor Torgerson. Torgerson was the lone Golden Eagle to finish the day under par after shooting 71.

ORU tied Western Illinois for the second lowest round of the day, only behind SDSU’s 292.

ORU Results
T4  Trevor Torgerson – 76-71-147
T17  Blake Brorman – 75-77-152
T21 Dennis Andersen – 80-73-153
T27  Cody Burrows – 80-75-155
39  Will Starkey – 83-76-159

Complete Team Results
1  South Dakota State – 292-292-584
2  Omaha – 304-298-602
3  Western Illinois – 308-295-603
T4 ORU – 311-295-606
T4 IPFW – 305-301-606
6 IUPUI – 311-297-608
T7 North Dakota State – 307-304-611
T7 Denver – 306-305-611
9 South Dakota – 314-299-613

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