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Kennesaw State takes first-round lead in Rees Jones Collegiate

Kennesaw State holds a 10-stroke lead after Monday's opening round of the third annual Rees Jones Collegiate golf tournament.

The Owls turned in a team score of 593 on Haig Point's Signature Course on Daufuskie Island.

Kennesaw State's Matt Nagy was the low medalist of the first round with a 1-under-par 70-73 -- 143.

Liberty sits in second place in the team standings at 603 and Wofford is third at 605.

Individually, Wofford's Chandler Brazeal is second, one stroke off the lead with a 144. Liberty's Niklas Lindstrom is third at 146 and Liberty's Robert Karlsson is fourth at 147.

The final round starts at 8:30 a.m. today. The tournament is open to the public. For ferry reservations, call 843-686-2000.

Team scores: Kennesaw State 593, Liberty 603, Wofford 605, San Jose State 606, Winthrop 617, Jacksonville 621, Michigan State 622, Charleston Southern 637, Tennessee State 639, Alabama State 656

Top individuals:

Matt Nagy, Kennesaw State, 143

Chandler Brazeal, Wofford, 144

Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty, 146

Robert Karlsson, Liberty, 147

Jeff Karlsson, Kennesaw State, 148

Jay Myers, San Jose State, 148

Mark Hubbard, San Jose Stte, 149

Zach Capps, Wofford, 150

Jordan Sease, Winthrop, 152

Ryan Smith, Tennessee State, 152

Kyle Bearden, Winthrop, 153

Gavin Frost, Jacksonville, 153

Matt Hovan, San Jose State, 153

Brent Whitehead, Wofford, 153

Jonathan Klotz, Kennesaw State, 153

Ben Greene, Kennesaw State, 153

Dykes Harbin, South Carolina, 153

Jamey Salmon, Jacksonville, 154

Gareth Blease, Michigan State, 154

James Ross, Michigan State, 155

Damon Postal, Winthrop, 155

Michael Raines, South Carolina, 155

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