San Jose State's Cody Blick shot an opening-round 72, leaving him six strokes off the pace at the U.S. Amateur Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia.

Blick, a Danville native and incoming SJSU junior, is tied for 44th place heading into Tuesday's second and final stroke-play round. The top 64 players at the end of stroke play and any ensuing playoffs advance to match play beginning Wednesday.

Jimmy Beck, Sam Horsfield and Taylor Moore are tied for the lead at 6 under.

Atherton's Jonathan Garrick is tied for fifth after a 4-under 67 on the par-71 Highlands Course. Blick played the par-72 Riverside Course.

Cal's Ben Doyle and Walker Huddy each shot 1-over 73 on the Riverside Course and are among a group of 35 players tied for 70th place.

Foster City's Dalan Refioglu, a Saint Mary's College alum, shot a 74 on the Riverside Course and is tied for 105th.

Beck had a 65 on the Highlands Course, and Horsfield and Moore each shot 66 on the Riverside Course.

College soccer

Former Cal women's defender Genessee Daughetee is the first North American player to sign with Montpellier Herault Sport Club in France. She appeared in 82 games from 2010-13.

  • Saint Mary's women's coach Kai Edwards announced the addition of two players for the upcoming season: Canadian goalkeeper Julia McDonald and midfielder Crystal Shaffie, a transfer from UCLA who prepped at Archbishop Mitty High-San Jose.


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    Arena Football

    SaberCats assistant coach and offensive coordinator Omarr Smith is one of four members of the Arena Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Smith spent eight of his nine AFL seasons with the SaberCats as a defensive specialist, playing on San Jose's ArenaBowl championship teams in 2002, 2004 and 2007.

    The other three members of the 2014 class are Andre Bowden, Damian Harrell and Kyle Moore-Brown.