|No. 6 Bruins Move Out In Front|
|UCLA's Lucas Lee part of trio tied for individual lead|
|Web Posted 4/4/08|
EVANS, Ga. -- Sixth-ranked UCLA fired a four-under 284 Friday and claimed a two-shot lead after the first round of the Administaff Augusta State Invitational at Champions Retreat Golf Club.
In a field that includes six of the top 10 and 12 of the nationís top 40 teams, UCLAís Lucas Lee, Kevin Chappell and Erik Flores each posted sub-par to move the Bruins out in front.
UCLA leads No. 33 North Carolina by two shots and is four shots clear of 22nd-ranked Lamar. No. 7 Georgia Tech is fourth after an even-par 288 and North Carolina State, coming off its recent win in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, is fifth following a one-over 289.
No. 2 Georgia, the top-ranked team in the field, signed for a two-over 290 and is in sixth place. Two-time defending champion Coastal Carolina opened with a 13-over 301 team total and is tied for 16th in the 18-team field.
Host Augusta State managed an 11-over 299 and is tied for 14th with 11th-ranked Tennessee and Houston. Senior Keith Guest enjoyed ASUís best round of the day, a one-under 71, and is part of an eight-way tie for ninth individually. ASU freshman Henrik Norlander is tied for 34th, while fellow freshmen Olle Bengtsson and Carter Newman posted a pair of 77ís and are tied for 69th. Sophomore Mitch Krywulycz is tied for 79th after a 79.
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Administaff Augusta State Invitational Presented by McCalla Raymer, LLC Champions Retreat Golf Club Evans, Ga. Par 72 Ė 7,403 yards April 4-6, 2008 Team Results 1. UCLA 284 -4 2. North Carolina 286 -2 3. Lamar 287 -1 4. Georgia Tech 288 E 5. North Carolina State 289 +1 6. Georgia 290 +2 7. USC Aiken 291 +3 8. East Tennessee State 293 +5 9. Virginia Tech 295 +7 10. South Carolina 296 +8 Clemson 296 +8 12. Georgia Southern 298 +10 Georgia State 298 +10 14. Tennessee 299 +11 AUGUSTA STATE 299 +11 Houston 299 +11 17. Coastal Carolina 301 +13 18. Minnesota 303 +15 Augusta State Individual Results t9. Keith Guest 71 -1 t34. Henrik Norlander 74 +2 t69. Olle Bengtsson 77 +5 t69. Carter Newman 77 +5 t79. Mitch Krywulycz 79 +7