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Junior Matt Every carded a one-under opening round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships

Sunday February 20, 2005Men's Golf Tied for Fourth at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships

Ponte Vedra, FL

Junior Matt Every carded a one-under opening round of the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships

The No. 18 University of Florida men's golf team carded a four-over par opening round score of 292 at the Sawgrass Country Club to close the first day of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship tied for fourth-place with No. 13 UCLA.

Junior Matt Every (Daytona Beach, Fla.) led the Gators by carding a one-under par opening round score of 71. Every, a 2005 Ben Hogan Award candidate, is one shot off the lead and is currently tied for sixth-place.

Playing as an individual, Ponte Vedra native Duke Butler carded an even par score of 72 to close the day in a tie for 13th-place.

The tandem of senior Richard Treis (Baden-Baden, Germany) and junior Brett Stegmaier (Madison, Conn.) closed out the first day of competition by firing a one-over par score of 73, to tie for 27th-place respectively.

By finishing the first round of play with a three-over par score of 75, the duo of Ryan Cochran (Paducah, Ky.) and James Vargas (Miami, Fla.) will start the second day of competition in a tie for 38th-place.

The Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship continues at the Sawgrass Country Club through Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Team Results:

Place

School

Score

Under/Over Par

1

South Carolina

286

-2

2

LSU

288

E

3

Tennessee

291

+3

T4

Florida

292

+4

T4

UCLA

292

+4

T6

Augusta State

293

+5

T6

Kentucky

293

+5

T6

Georgia State

293

+5

9

Duke

294

+6

10

Alabama

297

+9

11

UAB

299

+11

12

Arkansas

300

+12

T13

North Florida

301

+13

T13

UCF

301

+13

15

Coastal Carolina

306

+18

16

Northwestern

308

+20

17

Florida State

322

+34

Florida Results:

Place

Name

Score

Under/Over Par

T6

Matt Every

71

-1

T13

Duke Butler (I)

72

E

T27

Brett Stegmaier

73

+1

T27

Richard Treis

73

+1

T38

Ryan Cochran

75

+3

T38

James Vargas

75

+3

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