Event: 2016 Summit League Men's Golf Championship
ORU Team Scores/Place: 311-295—606/T4th
Location: Sand Creek Station Golf Course / Newton, Kan.
NEWTON, Kan. – A 16-shot improvement by the Golden Eagles moved the Oral Roberts men's golf team up the leader board Monday in the second round of the 2016 Summit League Championship. Sitting in a tie for fourth at 606 (311-295) with 18 holes to play, ORU is just four shots out of second place. South Dakota State leads the team race at 584 (292-292).
News & Notes
- After a tough opening round, Will Starkey started off hot on Monday, birdieing three of the first six holes of the day.
- As a team, ORU improved 16 shots from Sunday's round. ORU posted a total of 15 birdies in round two, including four from Trevor Torgerson.
- Three of the five ORU golfers played the front nine to an even-par 36. Torgerson was the lone Golden Eagle to finish the day under par after shooting 71.
- ORU tied Western Illinois for the second lowest round of the day, only behind SDSU's 292.
Complete Team Results
1 – South Dakota State – 292-292—584
2 – Omaha – 304-298—602
3 – Western Illinois – 308-295—603
T4 – ORU – 311-295—606
T4 – IPFW – 305-301—606
6 – IUPUI – 311-297—608
T7 – North Dakota State – 307-304—611
T7 – Denver – 306-305—611
9 – South Dakota – 314-299—613
ORU, IPFW and IUPUI will tee off beginning at 8:50 in the final round of the championship.
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