Eugene, OR - The LU golf team is tied for 8th out of 13 teams after the opening round of the NCAA Eugene, Oregon Regional.
The Flames shot an opening-day 15-over 295, led by Niklas Lindstrom's even-par 70, and are 19 shots behind leader Stanford. Oklahoma is second, followed by South Carolina and North Florida tied for third with host Oregon fifth. The good news for the Flames, they're only six shots out of fifth place. The top 5 teams advance to the national championship after 18-hole rounds Friday and Saturday.
Auburn, AL - The Virginia Tech golf team is 11th out of 14 team after the opening round of the NCAA Auburn Regional.
The Hokies shot an opening-day 13-over 301, led by Bryce Chalkley and Scott Vincent who fired 1-over 73's. Virginia Tech is 14 shots behind leader Alabama. Texas is six shots back in second place, followed by Auburn and Colorado. Kennesaw State and Louisville are tied for fifth, the Hokies are just four shots out of fifth place. The top 5 teams advance to the nationals after 18-hole rounds Friday and Saturday.