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ORU Hangs Tough in Second Round of Price's Give 'Em Five Invite

ORU Hangs Tough in Second Round of Price's Give 'Em Five Invite

The Basics
Event: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite
Location:
 Butterfield Trail Golf Club / El Paso, Texas
Full Results: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite – Round 2 Results
Web Story: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite – Round 2 Recap

EL PASO, Texas – Scores across the board were higher Saturday as only one team finished the day under par, but the Oral Roberts men's golf team stayed near the top of the leaderboard with a 288.

ORU and No. 24 Marquette are tied for third at 569 after both teams shot 281 in the first round and 288 in round two. UTEP leads the way at 558 (275-283) after finishing Saturday as the lone team under par.   

News and Notes
- Jackson Howes is tied for second in the field in par 3 scoring at 2.88 (-1), and his two eagles Friday still hold up as the most.

- Cody Burrows has played the par 5 holes to a 4.17 (-5) average, tying him for the best average. Burrows was aided by an eagle on the second hole.

- Mike Biata carded and eagle on hole two as well and jumped up 10 spots in the standings with a 72 on Saturday.

- Grayson Jones shot even par 71 in the second round, the low ORU round of the day.

ORU Individual Results
10 – Cody Burrows – 68-73—141
T16 – Mike Biata – 72-72—144
T21 – Josh Montgomery – 68-77—145
T21 – Jackson Howes – 73-72—145
T53 – Grayson Jones – 79-71—150  

Team Results
1 – UTEP – 275-283—558
2 – Texas State -276-288—564
T3 – ORU – 281-288—569
T3 – No. 24 Marquette – 281-288—569
5 – Southern Utah – 284-287-571
T6 – UMKC – 287-288—57
T6 – New Mexico State – 281-294-575
8 – UTRGV – 29-295—587
9 – Air Force – 285-303—588
10 – San Jose State – 288-302—590
11 – Pacific – 296-299—595
T12 – Army – 295-302—597
T12 – Western New Mexico – 291-306—597

Up Next
ORU, Southern Utah and UMKC will tee off together starting on hole four for an 8:15 a.m. (MT) shotgun start. Live results can be found at GolfStat.com.

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