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First round complete at 2012 WCC Golf Championships

April 16, 2012

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HOLLISTER, Calif. -- After one day and the first round of play, the Saint Mary's men's golf team and the San Francisco women's team sit atop the respective leaderboards at the 2012 West Coast Conference Golf Championships at San Juan Oaks Golf Club.

On a bright sunny day with a slight breeze, Saint Mary's men shot a 14-under par 274 to build a 14-stroke lead over second place Gonzaga (288). The Gaels posted the top three individual scored in the field on Monday, led by freshman Jonathan De Los Reyes' 7-under 65. Teammates Ben Geyer, a junior, and Eric Grimberg, a senior, each shot a three-under 69.

Gonzaga sophomore Peter Gullickson also finished Monday's round in a tie for second place, posting a 69.

On the women's side, San Francisco built a four-stroke lead over second place Seattle, with third place Gonzaga just one shot out of second. USF was led in the opening round by freshman Bethany Garton and junior Eyglo Oskarsdottir, who each tied for second with a three-over par.

Individually, BYU senior Maggie Yuan led the way in women's play during Monday's opening round with a two-over 74.

The teams return to the links on Tuesday morning, with 18 holes additional teeing off at 8 a.m. at San Juan Oaks. WCCsports.com will have live scoring updates from the course. To access the live scoring, visit the Championship Central link on WCCsports.com.

West Coast Conference Golf Championships - Team Standings
through 18 of 54 holes
Men's Standings
1.Saint Mary's 274 (-14)
2. Gonzaga 288 (E)
T3. BYU 290 (+2)
T3. San Francisco 290 (+2)
T5. Pepperdine 295 (+7)
T5. Santa Clara 295 (+7)
7.San Diego 297 (+9)
8.Loyola Marymount 302 (+14)

Women's Standings
1. San Francisco 304 (+16)
2. Seattle 308 (+20)
3. Gonzaga 309 (+21)
4. Pepperdine 313 (+25)
5. Santa Clara 318 (+30)
6. BYU 319 (+31)