The 2012 North Coast Athletic Conference will be determined over the course of 72 holes over the next two weekends and through one round, Denison sits in a tie for third place with 310 strokes.
Three of Denison's five players fired rounds in the 70s and Dylan Lee's even-par back nine rallied him to a 75. That tied him for the seventh-lowest round of the day.
Denison's final score of the day was an 81 by Alex Geanakos. After a 44 on the front nine he responded with a 37 on the back.
Denison is tied with Allegheny in the standings at 310 and the two schools trail Wooster by two strokes and first-place Wittenberg by just six strokes.
The low round of the day came from Wooster's Michael Peters who turned in an even-par 72.
The first 36 holes of the NCAC Championship will be played at Meadville Country Club in Meadville, Pa. The tournament will come to a close next weekend at Oberlin Country Club.