The 2013 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships got underway at Finkbine Golf Course on Friday, with Buena Vista carding a round of 343, putting them in sixth overall. Andrew Zinn turned in an 84 and is in 15th.
BVU trails the University of Dubuque by six strokes and Simpson College by 14. It's two clear of Loras and eight in front of Coe.
Jaxson Armstrong and Conor Dondale each turned in rounds of 86 and are tied for 23rd.
Wartburg's Matt Kristensen fired a two-over 74 and is the clubhouse leader by four strokes.
The Knights are also in front of the team race by three strokes over Central after an opening round of 324.
Round two, which is also being played at Finkbine will begin at 9:00am on Saturday. The Beavers will be in the first wave of teams to tee-off.
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