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Florida Tech Golfers Lead Eastern Florida After Collegiate Cup's First Day

Nov. 1, 2013 - Melbourne's Florida Tech jumped out to a 3 ½ to ½ lead over Eastern Florida State College in Friday's first day of the three-day Collegiate Players Cup golf tournament at Suntree.

Play between the crosstown colleges resumes at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with alternate shot format competition. Spectators are welcome.

In Friday's best ball format, Eastern Florida's Arthur Leonard and Drew Cooke halved their match with Ray Badenhorst and Brandon Lau; Eastern Florida's Kyle Benson and Nick Maynard lost one down to Justin Kalanquin and Andrew Wuethrich; Eastern Florida's Brad Grey and Dalton Bartlett lost 2-1 to David Glenister and Henrik Honkalehto; and Lorenzo Bolivar and Eastern Florida head coach Jamie Howell lost 3 and 2 to Joe Ellis and Florida Tech head coach Chris Saltmarsh.

Play concludes with individual matches beginning at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Florida Tech is the defending champion.