Feb. 15, 2018
Lihu'e, Hawaii - The Virginia men's golf team opened its spring schedule Thursday at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii. The Cavaliers shot 3-over 291 and completed the day in ninth place in the 20-team field. UNLV posted the day's best round, finishing at 18-under 270. The Rebels hold a 13-shot advantage of second place Texas A&M.
The Cavaliers were led by sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C), who shot 1-under 71 and ended the round in 18th place. Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) and sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) are tied for 34th at 1-over 73. Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu City, Philippines) is 46th at 74 and senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) rounded out UVA's scoring with a 75 to complete the first round in 61st place.
The 54-hole event runs through Saturday.
John Burns Intercollegiate
Wailua Golf Course
Lihu'e, Kaua'i, Hawaii
Par-72, 6,991 yards
First Round Results
1. UNLV 270
2. Texas A&M 283
3. North Carolina 284
3. BYU 284
5. St. Mary's 285
5. Utah 285
7. Long Beach State 287
8. Arizona 288
9. Virginia 291
10. Grand Canyon 293
11. Washington State 296
12. Fresno State 297
13. UC Irvine 298
14. UTEP 299
15. New Mexico 300
16. UNC Wilmington 301
16. CSU Northridge 301
18. UC Santa Barbara 303
19. Northern Colorado 307
20. Hawaii 309
Individual Leaders 1. Shintaro Ban, UNLV 65 2. Harry Hall, UNLV 67 2. David Laskin, Arizona 67
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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