Feb. 16, 2018
Lihu'e, Hawaii - The Virginia men's golf team shot 8-under 280 on Friday to move up to sixth place at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii. The Cavaliers' 36-hole score stands at 5-under 571. UNLV continues to lead the 20-team field at 21-under 555.
UVA's second-round score was an 11-shot improvement over its first-round effort.
Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led Virginia during the second round, shooting 4-under 68. Walsh stared his day with a bogey and then played the rest of his round at 5-under par. Walsh is tied for 15th place overall at 3-under 141. Joining him in that position on the leaderboard is sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C), who notched a second-round score of 2-under 70.
UVA senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) are tied for 39th place at 1-over 145. Walker posted a second-round score of 70 while Poole carded a round of 72. Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu City, Philippines) dropped back to 63rd place at 5-over 149. He shot 75 on Friday.
The final round of the three-day tournament is set for Saturday. The event is UVA's first tournament of the spring.
John Burns Intercollegiate
Wailua Golf Course
Lihu'e, Kaua'i, Hawaii
Par-72, 6,991 yards
Second Round Results
1. UNLV 270-285-555
2. Texas A&M 283-278-561
3. Arizona 288-278-566
4. North Carolina 284-283-567
5. BYU 284-286-570
6. Virginia 291-280-571
7. Utah 285-287-572
8. St. Mary's 285-289-574
8. Grand Canyon 293-281-574
10. Long Beach State 287-290-577
11. New Mexico 300-281-581
12. Fresno State 297-286-583
12. UC Irvine 298-285-583
14. UNC Wilmington 301-284-585
15. UTEP 299-291-590
16. Washington State 296-297-593
17. UC Santa Barbara 303-292-595
18. Northern Colorado 307-289-596
19. CSU Northridge 301-307-608
20. Hawaii 309-307-616
Individual Leaders 1. Shintaro Ban, UNLV 65-68-133 2. Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M 69-67-136 2. David Laskin, Arizona 67-69-136
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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