DAC medalist Jordan Bondley of Jamestown College shot an opening-round 82 and is 11 shots off the pace at the NAIA national qualifier Sioux City, Iowa.
Bondley, a junior, was hot coming in, but struggled on Friday. Teammate Jack Bietz (79) actually had the top JC round.
The top team and medalist from the tournament in Sioux City advance to the NAIA national meet at the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa May 18-21.
J.D. Nash of William Woods leads after a round of 71.