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First round in the books at NCAA San Diego Men's Golf Regional

May 19, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. -- The USC Trojans, the No. 3 seed in the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Golf San Diego Regional, jumped out to a commanding lead after turning in a 10-under par 278 first day total on The Farms Golf Club track (par 72; 6,903 yards).

The 23rd-ranked USD Toreros were paced by freshman Manav Shah (T7 at 70; -2) and 5th-year senior Kenneth McCready (T17 at 72; E). Rounding out USD scoring was junior Alex Ching (T44 at 76), senior Ben Murray (T44 at 76) and senior Gunner Wiebe (T64 at 80).

Individuals joining the USC tandem of Jeffrey Kang (66) and Steve Lim (68) in the top-5 include Dylan Frittelli of Texas (T2 at 68; -4), UCLA's Patrick Cantlay (T4 at 69; -3), UNLV's Derek Ernst (T4 at 69; -3) and USF's Mat Miller (T4 at 69; -3).

Santa Clara University sophomore Rick Lamb finished Round One of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Golf San Diego Regional 3-over par. Lamb, an All-West Coast Conference honoree and Santa Clara's 2011 scoring leader, recieved an at-large bid into the event, which is featuring 12 of the region's top teams and 10 individuals.

-Courtesy of USD Athletics