Southwest: Four teams tied for lead in SoCal
Leader: Oregon, California, Tennessee, UNLV (6-over 294)
Individual leader: Eddie Olson, UNLV (4-under 68)
The top 5: 5. UCF (295)
Close behind: 6. New Mexico State (296); 7. Missouri (299); T-8. Augusta State, UC Irvine (303)
Twelve teams are within 10 shots of each other after the first round of the NCAA Southwest Regional in Carlton Oaks Golf Club in Santee, Calif.
Top-seeded Oregon was led by an even-par 72 Thursday from Daniel Miernicki and a 73 from Andrew Vijarro.
Second-seeded UNLV got a 68 from Eddie Olson. No other Running Rebel posted a score better than 74.
Southern Mississippi’s Paul Apyan and CSU-Northridge’s Nick Delio, both playing as individuals, were tied for fourth at 71.