March 27, 2005
TUCSON, Ariz. - Four players shot under par as the University of New Mexico men's golf team ended the first round tied for third at the 13-team National Invitational Tournament. The Lobos shot an opening round 8-under par 280 on the par-72, 7,094 yard, OMNI Tucson National Golf Course and trail TCU by just four strokes.
Individually UNM was led by senior Jay Reynolds who opened with a 3-under par 69 and is tied for 13th. Junior Jay Choi and senior Madalitso Muthiya are tied for 17th at 2-under par. Rounding out the scoring for New Mexico was junior Spencer Levin is tied for 29th at 1-under par and sophomore Charlie Beljan is tied for 48th at 1-over par.
The individual lead belongs to J.J. Killeen of TCU at 6-under par and leads a group of six golfers by one stroke.
The National Invitational Tournament's second round will be played tomorrow with the final round on Tuesday. Live scoring and full tournament resulta can be seen at www.golfstat.com.