ORU second heading into last round at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

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The Basics
 Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Location: N.M. State Golf Course (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Full Results: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate – Day 1

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team is within striking distance of the leader with one round to go at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate. The Golden Eagles shot 584 (293-291) on Monday and are in second place, just four shots back of leader New Mexico State (288-292—580), entering the final round.

News and Notes
– Cody BurrowsMike Biata and Jack Howes are each in the top 10, as Burrows and Biata are tied for sixth at 145 while Howes is tied for 10th at 147.

– Burrows and Biata are each tied for fourth in the field with 25 total pars in 36 holes, while Biata also leads the field in par four scoring at +1.

– Howes is tied for second having played the par three holes to an even par 3.00 average.

– ORU’s 291 was the third lowest round of the season. The Golden Eagles shot 281 and 285 in the opening rounds of the first two tournaments.

– ORU was a combined seven over after just two holes to start the day, but settled down to move near the top of the leaderboard.

ORU Individual Results
T6 – Cody Burrows – 74-71—145
T6 – Mike Biata – 72-73—145
T10 – Jack Howes – 73-74—147
T18 – Hunter Laughlin – 74-74—148
T43 – Dustin Hasley – 80-73—153

Team Results
1 – New Mexico State – 288-292—580
2 – ORU – 293-291—584
3 – UTEP – 287-298—585
4 – UTRGV – 293-294—587
5 – Western New Mexico – 290-298—588
6 – California Baptist – 294-303—597
7 – Incarnate Word – 300-300—600
8 – Wichita State – 304-300-604
9 – Odessa – 310-299—609
T10 – Western Illinois – 307-308—615
T10- Houston Baptist – 306-309—615

Up Next
The third and final round will begin Tuesday morning from the N.M. State Golf Course.

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