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Men's Golf Leads at UNO Maverick Collegiate Invitational

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The Grand Canyon University men's golf team is the tournament leader following two rounds of play at the UNO Maverick Collegiate Invitational, hosted by Nebraska-Omaha at the Arbor Links Golf Club in Omaha, Neb.

The Antelopes shot a combined eight-over 584 through 36 holes on the par-72 course to hold a seven stroke lead over second-place, and host, Nebraska-Omaha. Iowa Western CC rounds out the top three at 25-over 601.

As a team, the 'Lopes led the field with 27 birdies and in both Par 4 and Par 5 scoring.

GCU's Mark Geddes leads the field with a 36-hole total of six-under 138, five strokes ahead of UNO's Karl Krieser who is currently in second place. Geddes posted a five-under 67 in the first round today, aided by six birdies over the first 18 holes. He finished with a tournament-best 10 birdies on the day, while his two-under on Par 4 holes was also tops.

Hayden Webb and Colton West are tied for seventh overall after carding identical scores of 3-over 147. Webb tied for the best Par 5 scoring at four-under on the day.

Alec Dahlquist shot an eight-over 152 to currently stand tied for 15th, while Billy Comeaux is one stroke behind his teammate and tied for 18th.

The third and final round will be played tomorrow with tee times set for 6 a.m. (Arizona time). Fans can follow the action by visiting www.gculopes.com.

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