ORU’s Burrows Captures Men’s Golfer of the Week Honors

Oral Roberts' Cody Burrows
Oral Roberts' Cody Burrows

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' Cody Burrows was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of April 5-11.

So. // Chickasha, Okla.

  • Recorded his fourth career Golfer of the Week award and second this season
  • Earned his second top-five finish as he tied for fourth place out of 66 golfers at the Jim West Intercollegiate
  • Fired two rounds of 70 for a score of 140 at the rain-shortened event
  • Helped guide the Golden Eagles to a six-place team finish

Also nominated: Jake Kelley, Denver; Austin Crowder, IUPUI; Tommy Vining, South Dakota; Andrew Blackburn, Western Illinois

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU; Feb. 15 – John Duggan III, WIU; Feb. 22 – Andrew Israelson, NDSU; March 1 – Kyle Irlbacker, WIU; March 8 – Jackson Juerling, IUPUI/Zach Schroeder, FW; March 15 – Hunter Paugh, USD; March 22 – Cody Burrows, ORU; March 29 – Petter Mikalsen, DU; April 5 – Zach Schroeder, FW

Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.