ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2014) — The No. 7-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders golf team capitalized three players in the top-five after one round at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational — an event they are co-hosting with the University of Central Florida.
Freshman Guillermo Pereira carded a 9-under par 63 while sophomore Hannes Ronneblad and senior Clement Sordet posted 67's as Texas Tech leads by three over No. 2 ranked Florida State at Lake Nona Country Club in Orlando.
The Seminoles of Florida State stand at 18-under, 270 while 12th-ranked Vanderbilt is in third place at 17-under, 271.
The top-ranked team in the nation, the University of Illinois, is in fourth place at 12-under, nine shots back.
The University of California, who just came off winning their host event, the Alister MacKenzie invitational, are tied for seventh place at five-under.
Pereira, a native of Santiago, Chile, recorded nine birdies, including five on the front nine, en route to his opening-round 63.
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