Derek Bard
Derek  Bard

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
New Hartford, N.Y.

High School:
New Hartford



10/21/2014

Bard Tabbed as Golfweek's Player of the Week

Cavalier Senior Coming off Win at U.S. Collegiate

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

Virginia
2014 Fall (Sophomore)

• Finished the fall ranked No. 29 by Golfweek and No. 33 in the Golfstat College Cup poll
• Ranked second on the team with a 70.64 stroke average
• Ended the fall on high note, winning medalist honors at the U.S. Collegiate, shooting 15-under 201, the third lowest score in UVa history
• The win was also his sixth top-10 in 14 collegiate events
• Tied career best with final round of 8-under 64
• Also led UVa with fourth-place finish at DICK'S Challenge Cup, shooting 4-under 209
• Started the fall by placing eighth at Northern Intercollegiate (+4, 220)

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Ranked No. 156 by Golfstat and No. 143 by Golfweek
• Figured as the No. 16 freshman in the final Golfstat rankings
• Combined with first-year Jimmy Stanger to give UVa the No. 10 freshman class according to Golfstat
• Fourth on the team with a 72.20 stroke average
• Had an impressive collegiate debut, finishing fourth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
• Has three top-10 outings and five top-20 finishes in seven tournaments this season
• Shot 8-under 64 at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate to share low-round of season honors with Denny McCarthy
• That tied as lowest round by ACC competitor in the fall
• That was just one stroke off UVa single-round scoring record
• Placed fourth at Bank of Tennessee in his collegiate debut and posted his low tourney score (-9, 207) of season
• Was UVa's top finisher at Palmetto Intercollegiate, finishing second
• Helped UVa to record scoring performance at Jim West Intercollegiate by shooting 6-under, 210 to place ninth overall
• Was 43rd at ACC Championships and 41st at NCAA Regional
• Named to ACC Honor Roll

Amateur & Junior Golf Notes
• Was ranked No. 35 by Junior Golf Scoreboard and No. 3 player in the state of New York when he signed with Virginia
• Was ranked No. 60 by American Junior Golf Association/Polo when he signed with Cavaliers
• Sixth at 2012 Junior PGA Championship after placing fourth at 2011 event
• Placed 18th at the USGA Junior Amateur and was eighth at the AJGA Golf Pride tournament
• Finished 16th at the Western Junior Championship, was 20th at the AJGA Polo Championship and 29th at the Junior Players Championship
• Was 20th at the 2011 AJGA Polo Championship
• Placed 15th at 2012 Western Junior
• Came in seventh at 2012 Golf Pride Junior Classic

New Hartford / Personal
• Won the 2012 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championship
• Finished first at 2013 New York State Federation Championship
• Three-time sectional champion and five-time class champion
• Mother, Dawn, graduated from medical school at Virginia
• Mother is a pediatrician and father, David, is a business manager
• Father played college football at Hampton College
• Has a younger brother (Alec) and younger sister (Sydney)
• Also played ice hockey in high school
• Born in Charlottesville

Derek Bard's Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2013-2014 25 1805 72.20 64
2014-2015 14 989 70.64 64
CAREER 39 2794 71.64 64

Derek Bard's Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 1st, U.S. Collegiate, Oct. 17-19, 2014
Career Top-10 Finishes: 6
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 201, U.S. Collegiate, Oct. 17-19, 2014
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 64, U.S. Collegiate, Oct. 19, 2014 & Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 12, 2013

2013-14 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Oct. 11-13 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 71-64-72 -9 207 4 2
Oct. 18-20 U.S. Collegiate 74-75-73 +6 222 44 4
March 11-12 Palmetto Intercollegiate 72-69-70 +1 211 2 1
March 14-16 Schenkel Invitational 75-71-76 +6 222 40 3
March 23-25 Hootie @ Bulls Bay 68-75-72 -1 215 15 2
April 7-8 Jim West Intercollegiate 68-65-77 -6 210 9 4
April 20 Wolfpack Spring Open 74 +3 74 16 4
April 26-28 ACC Championships 76-76-72 +8 224 43 5
May 15-17 NCAA Regional 72-78-70 +4 220 41 3

2014-15 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 5-7 Northern Intercollegiate 74-75-71 +4 220 8 2
Sept. 19-21 DICK's Sporting Goods Challenge Cup 70-70-69 -4 209 4 1
Sept. 29-30 Primland Challenge 69-70-72 -5 211 18 2
Oct. 10-11 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 77-71 +3 148 48 3
Oct. 17-19 U.S. Collegiate 66-71-64 -15 201 1 1