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Junior Collin Lervick's opening-round 79 was the best score by a UND golfer during the opening round of the America Sky Championship.
Lervick leads UND during opening round of ASC
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Updated: Friday 04/25/2014 20:43:24 (ET)
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Angels Camp, Calif. - Junior Collin Lervick posted the top score for the North Dakota men's golf team on Friday during opening round play of the 2014 America Sky Championship. Lervick carded a 79 (+7) on the Greenhorn Creek Golf Course, while senior Sean Halverson was only a stroke behidn with an 80 (+80).

Lervick is tied for 16th overall and Halverson is tied for 19th in the 35-player field, while Northern Colorado grabbed the top spot in the seven-team field with a 296 (+8). Host Sacramento State and Hartford are nine strokes off the Bears' pace in a tie for second after carding a 305 (+17).

Lervick opened his round with a 42 (+6) on the front side, but was able to finish the back nine with a 37 (+1) to get in under 80 on the par-72 layout on the scenic course in Northern California. Meanwhile, Halverson was consisten on his two nine's, posting 40's on both sides.

The second round of the 54-hole America Sky Championship will be played on Saturday.

America Sky Championship Team Standings
1.   Northern Colorado (296, +8)
2.   Sacramento State (305, +17)
      Hartford (305, +17)
4.   Southern Utah (314, +26)
5.   Binghamton (317, +29)
6.   Weber State (322, +34)
7.   North Dakota (340, +52)
 
UND Individuals
t16.   Collin Lervick (79, +7)
t19.   Sean Halverson (80, +8)
t32.   Nick Jenson (89, +17)
t34.   Aaron Pulanco (92, +20)
t34.   Brady Ohman (92, +20)

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