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Women's Golf Fifth After Day 1 of Marilynn Smith

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 09/23/2013
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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University women’s golf team improved seven shots and finished day one of the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational in fifth place overall at 633 (320-313).  Kansas leads the 15-team field at 602 (303-299) after carding the only sub-300 round by any team on Monday.

Alejandra Acosta led the way for ORU as all 15 teams tried to recover from abnormally high scores in the first round. Acosta fired a 79-75 for a two-round total of 154, tying for 10th overall. Shinwoo Lee’s 36-hole score of 158 (78-80) put her in a tie for 18th. Entered as the fifth player for ORU, Paty Torres played well, shooting 82-79 (161) to finish third on the team and tied for 27th overall.

Paola Aviles’ 164 (81-83) put her tied for 45th and Alheli Moreno recovered from a first-round 87 to shoot 79 in the second round, finishing the day at 166, tied for 50th overall.

The final 18 holes of the 54-hole tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

 Live scoring is availble through Golf Stat:

http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?tournament_id=4701

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Top 10 Teams
1-Kansas – 303-299—602
2 – Kansas State – 313-302—615
3 – Tulsa – 319-306—625
4 – Arkansas State – 324-306—630
5 – Oral Roberts – 320-313—633
6 – New Mexico State – 314-324—638
7 – Nebraska – 313-329—642
8 – North Texas – 322-322—644
9 – Colorado State – 326-320—646
10 – UMKC – 328-324—652

ORU Finishers
T10 – Alejandra Acosta – 79-75—154
T18 – Shinwoo Lee – 78-80—158
T27-Paty Torres – 82-79—161
T45-Paola Aviles – 81-83—164
T50 – Alheli Moreno – 87-79—166

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