WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- UCLA's Kevin Chappell shot a 3-under-par 69 on Wednesday and the Bruins were tied with rival Southern California at 297 after the first round of the NCAA men's
Division I golf championship.
Oklahoma State was one stroke back at 298, and Clemson and Kent State were tied for fourth at 301 on the 7,450-yard Kampen Course at Purdue's Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. Georgia is at 303, in eighth place.
Defending champion Stanford, which last year won its first title since 1994, was tied for 12th at 309.
Augusta State is tied for 28th after the first round at 38 over par. Freshman Henrik Norlander is the low Jag with a 3 over, 75.
The tournament runs through Saturday.