Men's Golf in Sixth After First Day of Maryland Intercollegiate

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Sept. 13, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, Md. - The University of Maryland men's golf team is in sixth place after the first round of the Maryland Intercollegiate at River Marsh Golf Club in Cambridge, Md., shooting a 6-over-par 290. The first two rounds were scheduled for Saturday, but darkness forced a suspension during the second 18 holes.

Junior Donnie Shin posted the top first-round score for the Terrapins, firing a 1-under-par 70.Sophomores John Popeck and Sean Brannan each shot a 74 in the opening round. Brendan Tracy carded a 74 while Tom Hanna III finished with a 78.

Playing as individuals, Andrew Kay and Chris Miller shot 75 and 77, respectively, for Maryland.

The North Carolina Tar Heels led the field after one round, shooting a 4-under-par 280. Kent State shot 283 as a team to come in second.

North Carolina's Henry Zatoun carded the best first-round score, shooting a 5-under par 66.

The suspended round will resume at 7:15 a.m. Sunday morning, followed by the final round of action.