Event: Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate - Hosted by New Mexico State
ORU Team Scores/Place: 283-288-290-861/T7th
Location: University Golf Course - Las Cruces, N.M.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - All five golfers came in at 75 or below, including a final round 68 from Trevor Torgerson, as the Oral Roberts University men's golf team finished in a tie for seventh at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate. While New Mexico (276-284-274-834) ran away with the team title, ORU (283-288-290-861) tied Abilene Christian and Western New Mexico.
Torgerson led the field in par 3 scoring at -3 (2.75) and moved up 21 spots in the individual standings into a tie for 48th overall with his 68 on Tuesday.
T20 - Scott Newell - 70-71-73-214
T25 - Will Paulsell - 69-71-75-215
T39 - Parker Dolezal - 70-74-75-219
T48 - Trevor Torgerson - 74-79-68-221
T56 - Ollie Penn - 78-72-74-224
Complete Team Results
1 - New Mexico State - 276-284-274-834
2- Sam Houston State - 283-284-279-846
3 - Texas State - 284-284-279-847
4 - UTEP - 280-290-283-853
5 - UMKC - 281-293-282-856
6 - Wichita State - 283-291-285-859
T7 - ORU - 283-288-290-861
T7 - Abilene Christian - 287-286-288-861
T7 - Western New Mexico - 284-292-285-861
10 - Grand Canyon - 295-286-286-867
11 - Incarnate Word - 293-287-299-879
12 - Nebraska - 293-306-290-889
13 - Texas Pan-American-298-299-300-897
News & Notes
- ORU's T7th finish is 10 spots ahead of where they finished in
the same tournament a year ago.
- Trevor Torgerson's 68 is the best individual round by an ORU golfer since Scott Newell's 68 at the Jackrabbit Invitational March 17, 2014.
- Having finished T20th, Scott Newell finished in the top-20 in three of the four tournaments during the fall season. He has 10 top-20 finishes for his ORU career.
The Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate was the final fall tournament for the Golden Eagles. ORU will be back in action February 9-10 at the Pat Hicks Invitational in St. George, Utah.