Montgomery's Eagle Leads ORU at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

Montgomery's Eagle Leads ORU at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Location:
 New Mexico State Golf Course / Las Cruces, N.M.
Full Results: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate – Day 1 Results
Web Story: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate – Day 1 Recap

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team put together a pair of sub-290 rounds on Monday at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate to finish the day fourth at 596 (287-289). New Mexico State (279-282—561) is -7 through 36 holes and has a one shot lead over Grand Canyon.

ORU's top three are all inside the top 20 and all five golfers finished the day inside the top 50 individually.

News and Notes
- ORU's 287 was the best 18-hole score of the season for the Golden Eagles and the best since firing a 286 in the second round of the Jim West Intercollegiate April 12, 2017.

- As a team, ORU led the field in par 3 scoring with a 3.05 (+2) average for the day. ORU is also tied for the lead in par 5 scoring at 4.60 (-12).

- Josh Montgomery had one of nine eagles carded on Monday as the junior earned a three on the par 5 12th hole in the first round of the day.  

ORU Individual Results
T13 – Cody Burrows -72-71—143
T19 – Josh Montgomery – 73-72—145
T19 – Grayson Jones -73-72—145
T26 – Mike Biata – 69-78—147
T49 – Jackson Howes – 76-74—150

Team Results
1 – New Mexico State – 279-28—561
2 – Grand Canyon – 282-280—562
3 – UTEP – 290-284—574
4 – ORU – 287-289—576
5 – UTRGV – 291-288—579
6 – Abilene Christian – 292-292—584
7 – Western Illinois -289-298—587
T8 – Odessa – 290-305—595
T8 – Incarnate Word – 304-291—595
T8 – Western New Mexico – 298-297—595
11 – Wichita State -305-29—597
12 – McMurry – 316-299—615

Up Next
ORU, UTRGV and Abilene Christian will tee off on holes 4-7 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Live results can be found at GolfStat.com.

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