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Brooks And Jennings Lead Drake At Bob Hurley ORU Shootout

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Release: October 01, 2012
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TULSA, Okla. - Sophomore Danielle Brooks (Red Wing, Minn.) fired back-to-back rounds in the 70's to help spark the Drake women's golf team at the Bob Hurley ORU Shootout hosted by Oral Roberts on Monday (Oct. 1) at the Meadowbrook Country Club.

The Bulldogs fired rounds of 313 and 321 to post a 36-hole total of 634 to stand tied for 11th among the 13 competing schools.

"After a solid opening round, I was a little disappointed with our effort over the final 18 holes today," Drake head coach Leanne Smith commented.  "That being said, we find ourselves only six shots outside of sixth place.  If we can come out strong tomorrow and put a good round together, we can be in contention for a finish in the top half."

Junior Hadley Jennings (Trenton, Mo.) led the Bulldogs' effort carding a 151 (74-77=151) total and is tied for fifth.

Drake's most-impressive performance came courtesy of Brooks, who put together rounds of 77 and 75 for a 152 total to stand tied for seventh.

Senior Chelsey Falk (Glenwood, Minn.) contributed a 36-hole total of 158 (77-81=158) and is tied for 30th place.

Registering tournament totals of 179 (91-88=179) and 181 (85-96=181) to place 71st and 72nd, respectively, were freshman Katie Clausen (Hinton, Iowa) and sophomore Ashley Brooks (Red Wing, Minn.).

"It was good to see Hadley (Jennings) continue her solid run of play, while Chelsey (Falk) turned in quality rounds today," said Smith.  "I was encouraged to see Ashley (Brooks) come out and fire an 85 in her first collegiate round, while her twin sister, Danielle, put together a pair of strong rounds today for us."

The final 18 holes of the Bob Hurley ORU Shootout swings into action with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday (Oct. 2).

DRAKE RESULTS: Hadley Jennings (74-77=151/T-5th), Danielle Brooks (77-75=152/T-7th), Chelsey Falk (77-81=158/T-30th), Katie Clausen (91-88=179/71st) and Ashley Brooks (85-96=181/72nd)

BOB HURLEY ORU SHOOTOUT

OCT. 1, 2012 • 36 HOLES

MEADOWBROOK COUNTRY CLUB (TULSA, OKLA.)

1) Lamar 605 (302-303=605)

2) Oral Roberts 616 (306-310=616)

3) Sam Houston State 620 (304-316=620)

4) Texas A&M Corpus-Christi 623 (314-309=623)

5) Southern Utah 624 (308-316=624)

6) Texas El Paso, 628 (316-312=628)

7) Arkansas State 629 (313-316=629)

McNeese State 629 (309-320=629)

9) Stephen F. Austin 630 (316-314=630)

10) Houston Baptist 633 (314-319=633)

11) Drake 634 (313-321=634)

McLennan CC 634 (313-321=634)

13) Texas-Pan American 643 (318-325=643)

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