Dalton State put together an impressive first round, carding a (-7, 281) to take the overnight lead in the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn. on Monday.
Cumberlands (Ky.), (+7, 295), is second, followed by #19 Lindsey Wilson, (+12, 300) in third. #25 William Carey, (+19, 307), and Maryville College, (+20, 308), round out the top 5.
All-American P.J. Shields led the way for the Roadrunners, firing a (-4, 68) to take the overnight lead individually.
He was joined in the top 5 by Sport Allmond. Allmond carded a (-3, 69) and sits in a tie for second with Ben Kendrick from Cumberlands (Ky.).
Senior Chase Cole gave the Roadrunners three players in the top five after posting a 1-under round of 71 and sits in a tie for fourth. All-American S.M. Lee is in a tie for 10th after a round of (+1, 73), while Dalton Johnson carded (+8, 80) on the day.
The #2-ranked Roadrunners will be back on the course on Tuesday, as they look to finish their fall season off with a victory in the final round of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.