David Shoots A 72 In First Round Of Regional

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May 17, 2012

ATHENS, Ga. -- Senior men's golfer Joe David shot a 1-over 72 in the opening round of the NCAA Athens Regional on Thursday afternoon at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

David currently sits in 37th place at the conclusion of the day's action.  

The top five teams and the top individual who is not a member of those teams will advance to the NCAA Championships May 29-June 3 in Pacific Palisades, Calif.  

No. 4 Alabama jumped out to an early two-stroke lead over No. 10 North Florida.  East Carolina and No. 24 Georgia currently hold third and fourth places, respectively, while Houston and UNC Wilmington are tied for the fifth spot.

Four individuals fired a 66 on Thursday--each from a team currently in the top-five.  David is chasing James Erkenbeck of New Mexico and Taylor Floyd of Augusta State--each of whom shot a 67--for the single individual bid to the Championships.

Save for a tough beginning and conclusion to the round, David found little trouble on the par-71 course.  After bogeying two of his three opening holes, David stayed at or under par until the 16th hole.  The second team All-SEC selection rolled in birdies on the fifth, 12th, and 15th holes before bogeys on the 16th and 18th sent him into the clubhouse with a 72.  

Play will continue with the second round tomorrow morning.  You can follow David at the NCAA Athens Regional with live scoring at www.OleMissSports.com.  


TEAM STANDINGS
NCAA ATHENS REGIONAL
1     Alabama  269
2     North Florida  271
3     East Carolina  276
4     Georgia  280
T5     Houston 282
T5     UNCW  282
7     Augusta State  283
8     Wake Forest 284
T9     New Mexico 285
T9     Texas-Arlington  285
11     Iowa  288
INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS
1     Kevin Aylwin-North Florida  65
T2     MJ Maguire-North Florida  66
T2     Curtis Reed-Houston  66
T2     Bobby Wyatt-Alabama  66
T5     Ryan Eibner-East Carolina  67
T5     James Erkenbeck-New Mexico  67
T5     Taylor Floyd-Augusta State  67
T5     Justin Thomas-Alabama  67
T5     Harold Varner-East Carolina  67
T10     Hunter Hamrick-Alabama  68
T10     T.J. Mitchell-Georgia  68
T10     Sebastian Soderberg-Coastal Carolina  68
T10     Cory Whitsett-Alabama  68
T37     Joe David-Ole Miss  72

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