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UCCS Men 6th, Women 7th after Day One of NCAA West Regionals

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After the first round of play, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's golf team sits in sixth place at the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional Tournament on Monday.

The Mountain Lions shot a combined 294, which is just eight strokes back from the leaders, St. Mary's (Texas).

Tanner Comes led UCCS in the round as he sits tied for sixth overall after shooting -2 under par (70).

Teammates Jack Duguid and Colin Prater are right behind as they shot 72 and 74 respectively.

St. Mary's Eric Valenzuela was dominant on the day, finishing -6 under par (66) as Oklahoma Christian's Cameron Brown is second (67). A trio of players are tied for third with a score of 69.

The second round is scheduled for Tuesday with the Mountain Lions teeing off early in the morning at 7:30 a.m. Central Time. 

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's golf team opened the 2018 NCAA Division II West Region with a team score of 318.  The Mountain Lions are tied for seventh overall (30-over par) at Hillcrest Golf Club (par 72, 6348 yards) in Durango, Colo.  Dallas Baptist leads the 12-team field with a five-over 293.
Julia Baroth leads the Mountain Lions after the first day, carding a 77. Baroth birdied Hole 1 (par 4) and Hole 4 (par 5) and is tied for 15th overall.
McKenna Vanko registered a birdie on Hole 1 and Hole 2 (par 4) and is tied for 24th overall with a 78.
Timbrelee McNair carded an 81 (tied 35th), one shot ahead of Megan Vernon (82) and Alex Darwin (83).  McNair is tied for the fourth most pars in the field, sinking 12.
Three golfers are tied for first place with an even par 72.  DBU's Brin Fariss and Addison Mitchell, and West Texas A&M's Jelina Fernando lead all 66 golfers.
Round two of the NCAA tournament will continue Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.

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