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UAB takes one-shot lead at Schenkel Invitational

Friday, March 14, 2014

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Alabama-Birmingham shot a 3-under 285 in the first round of the Schenkel Invitational for a one-shot lead at Forest Heights Country Club.

Georgia Southern is in second after a 286. Virginia, Texas, College of Charleston and Mississippi are in a four-way tie for third. Each team shot a 2-over 290, and are five shots back of the Blazers.

North Florida’s Taylor Hancock and Kentucky’s David Snyder are tied for the first-round lead. Both shot 4-under 68 on the par-72, 6,947-yard course.

Duke’ Motin Yeung, Central Florida’s Greg Eason, Mississippi’s Forest Gamble, Georgia Southern’s Will Evans and Alabama-Birmingham’s Wilson McDonald are tied for third, one shot back.