UGA Golf in 8th Place After Round 1

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) _ UCLA's Kevin Chappell shot a
3-under-par 69 on Wednesday and the Bruins were tied with rival
Southern California at 297 after the first round of the NCAA men's
Division I golf championship.
Oklahoma State was one stroke back at 298, and Clemson and Kent
State were tied for fourth at 301 on the 7,450-yard Kampen Course
at Purdue's Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. Georgia is at 303, in
eighth place.
Defending champion Stanford, which last year won its first title
since 1994, was tied for 12th at 309.
USC's Tim Sluiter and Kent State's David Markle were both one
stroke behind Chappell and they were the only players to break par.
Three others were at 72.
Southern Cal's Jamie Lovemark, the medalist last year, was at
7-over 79.
The tournament runs through Saturday.

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