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Reeves Leads Golden Eagles to Victory at Islander Classic

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 03/01/2011
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—Backed by the play of individual medalist Crystal Reeves, Oral Roberts women’s golf team captured its first championship of the season by rallying for a four-stroke victory in the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Classic, Tuesday at Corpus Christi Country Club.

Reeves captured her second career individual title by finishing the three-round tournament with a one-under par 71. Reeves completed tournament play at 218 (74-73-71) to win by two strokes.

The Golden Eagles, who entered Tuesday nine strokes back and in fourth place, shot a 292 in the third round to finish tournament play at 898 (312-294-292), four strokes better than North Texas (902). Lamar (903), UTSA (905), and Sam Houston State (913) and TAMU-Corpus Christi (913) made up the rest of the top five.

Amber Hensley joined Reeves in the top 10, finishing sixth after a final-round 73 left her at 224 (80-71-73) for the tournament.

Eve Santillan (80-72-76) and Alheli Moreno (78-78-72) tied for 15th at 228. Rachel Romack finished 78th at 264 (86-95-83).

The Golden Eagles next compete at the Jackrabbit Invitational, March 14-15 in Primm, Nev.

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