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Junior Collin Lervick turned in a pair of 74's on Monday in the opening 36 holes of the Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate.
Lervick, Pulanco start strong at Moe O'Brien Invite
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Updated: Friday 02/25/2014 17:45:50 (ET)
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Lake Charles, La. - Junior Collin Lervick and sophomore Aaron Pulanco each carded a 36-hole total of 148 (+4) to lead The North Dakota men's golf team in day one action at the Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate.

Lervick carded a pair of 74's in his opening two rounds, while Pulanco posted a 75, then backed it up with the low round of the day for a UND golfer with a 73 (+1) on the par-72 layout at the Lake Charles Country Club.

Pulanco's 73 helped UND post its lowest team score of the 2013-14 season with a 302 (+14). Pulanco and Lervick are tied for 22nd, while teammates Sean Halverson and Tyler Kast are tied for 47th after shooting respective scores of 156 (+12).

Halverson shaved two strokes off his opening 18 holes to card a 77 (+5) in his second round, while Kast was consistent with a pair of 78's.

Host McNeese State built an 11-stroke lead on the 13-team field after opening with a 289 (+1), then erasing 15 strokes off that score with a second-round total of 274 (-14). The Cowboys are 11 shots in front of Texas Pan-American  (574; -2) and 12 ahead of Stephen F. Austin (575; -1).

UND (608; +32) is in ninth place and five shots ahead of rival North Dakota State (613; +37), who is in tenth.

The 54-hole event will conclude on Tuesday with the third and final round on the par 72 layout at the Lake Charles Country Club. 

Top 5 Teams
1.   McNeese State (289-274 = 563, -13 )
2.   Texas-Pan American (290-284 = 574, -2)
3.   Stephen F. Austin (290-285 = 575, -1)
4.   Incarnate Word (298-289 = 587, +11)
5.   Abilene Christian (296-294 = 590, +14)
      Nicholls State (303-287 = 590, +14)
9.   North Dakota (306-302 + 608, +32)
 
UND Individuals
t22.  Aaron Pulanco (75-73 = 148, +4)
t22.  Collin Lervick (74-74 = 148, +4)
t47.  Tyler Kast (78-78 = 156, +12)
t47.  Sean Halverson (79-77 = 156, +12)
t61.  Daniel Sayler (83-79 = 162, +18)

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