The fall season is off to a great start for the Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team as the Warriors opened the 2011-12 year at the Western Washington Invitational in Bellingham, Wash.
Trevor Blair and the Warriors are both in first on the individual leaderboard and team standings, respectively, after Friday's play.
Blair shot a six-under 66 with 33s on both sides of the par-72, 6,561-yard course on the day.
As a team, No. 17 Cal State Stanislaus turned in a one-under 287 total on Friday. The Warriors are six strokes ahead of tournament host No. 10 Western Washington (293) at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club.
"Trevor played great today to lead the team. We are off to a good start," Warriors coach John Cook said.
Redshirt junior Rob Damschen is also in the top five with an even par 72 for a tie in fifth after 18 holes. Freshman Paul Smith, a Turlock High graduate, made his collegiate debut with a first round total of 74 - good for 15th.
Rounding out the individual scoring for Stanislaus are Teddy Schrier and Chris McCracken, who both shot 75s for 23rd.
No. 25 Grand Canyon and Saint Martin's are tied for third on the team leaderboard with 296 totals on Friday. No. 22 Hawaii Hilo is in fifth at 297.