Golf team in fifth after first day of RMAC championship

By Jeff Duggan published September 22, 2003

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Regis University leads the nine-school field with a first-round stroke total of 288 after opening-day action at the 2003-04 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Menâ€TMs Golf Championships at Fox Hollow G.C. in Lakewood.

Colorado State University - Pueblo (290) is just two strokes behind the Rangers while Fort Hays State University (294), Fort Lewis College (296) and CU - Colorado Springs (297) round out the top five.

Regisâ€TM Chris Sylvia (Atco, N.J.) currently tops the leader board with his four-under-par, first-round score of 68 (33, 35). Colorado School of Minesâ€TM Doug Klepacki (38, 32) and CSU - Puebloâ€TMs Josh Koschke (37, 33) are tied for second place (-2; 70) while Adams Stateâ€TMs Kyle Byerly (36, 35; 71) and CU - Colorado Springsâ€TM Nick Van Etten (37, 34; 71) both reside in fourth place with their four-over-par performances on Monday.

Round two of the menâ€TMs competition was postponed due to darkness and is slated to be finished prior to the start of round three on Tuesday.

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