Tide Starts Off In First Place
Alabama shot 270 on the par 72 Old Overton Club course to take a three-stroke lead against UNLV who is at 11-under, 273.
North Carolina is third at 6-under, 278. Tied at fourth at 4-under are Florida and Texas Tech (280). Three teams are tied for sixth place at 1-under par, 283. At even par and tied at ninth are Auburn and Georgia State (284). East Tennessee State is 11th at 1-over par, 285, and Georgia Southern is in 12th place at 14-over par, 298.
ETSU's Seamus Power had the low morning round. He shot 6-under par, 65, shooting 32 on the front nine and 33 on the back nine. He has a one-shot lead against five players, including Alabama's Mark Harrell. Harrell shot 66 and is 5-under par and in second place along with Auburn's Jay Moseley, UNLV's Seung-Su-Han and Brandon Loska and Texas's Bobby Hudson.
Alabama's Michael Thompson and Matt Hughes are tied for 7th at 4-under par, 67. Gator Todd is T-19th at 1-under, 70. And Joseph Sykora is T-45th at 4-over, 75.
The teams are playing the second round Monday afternoon. They'll play the third and final round on Tuesday beginning at 8 a.m. CT.
There is no admission charged to attend the tournament.
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