ORU Sixth After First Round of ORU/SFA Challenge

ORU Sixth After First Round of ORU/SFA Challenge

The Basics
Event: ORU/SFA Challenge
Location:
 TPC Four Seasons / Irving, Texas
Full Results: ORU/SFA Challenge – Round 1 Results

IRVING, Texas – The Oral Roberts men's golf team shot 294 in the opening round of the ORU/SFA Challenge, Monday, at TPC Four Seasons, finishing the day sixth overall. Rice leads the field at 285, while Stephen F. Austin's Blake Stock shot 67, the best individual round of the day.

News and Notes
- Grayson Jones shot a +1 72 on Monday and leads ORU, finishing the day inside the top 10. It was the fifth straight round of 72 or better for Jones.

- ORU had just one day off between completing the Border Olympics Saturday and beginning the ORU/SFA Challenge.

- ORU's top four golfers are all inside the top 35 individually.

- The Golden Eagles had 10 birdies and one eagle in the opening round. Eight of the birdies came on the back nine, but the lone eagle came from Josh Montgomery on the par five third hole.

ORU Individual Results
T9 – Grayson Jones – 72
T19 – Cody Burrows – 73
T28 – Josh Montgomery – 74
T32 – Mike Biata – 75
T63 – Dustin Hasley - 80

Team Results
1 – Rice – 285
T2 – Illinois State – 290
T2 – North Texas – 290
T2 – Cal State Fullerton – 290
5 – Stephen F. Austin – 291
6 – ORU – 294
7 – Utah Valley – 295
8 – Northern Colorado – 297
T9 – Utah State – 304
T9 – Central Arkansas – 304
11 – Texas State – 306
12 – Abilene Christian – 307
13 – La. Tech – 310
14 – Western Illinois – 313
15 – Southeastern Louisiana – 319
16 – Northern Iowa – 320

Up Next
ORU will continue action at the ORU/SFA Spring Break Challenge at TPC Four Seasons in Texas. Live results for that tournament can be found at BirdieFire.com.

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