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UVA Finishes Fourth at Burns Intercollegiate

Thomas Walsh
Thomas Walsh

Feb. 17, 2018

Lihu'e, Hawaii - The Virginia men's golf team moved up two spots during the final day of play at the John Burns Intercollegiate to finish tied for fourth place. The Cavaliers shot 1-under 287 during Saturday's final round for a three-day total of 6-under 858. UVA shared fourth place with Arizona.

No. 4 Texas A&M posted a final round score of 14-under 274 to take home the team title at 29-under 835.

Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led Virginia for the second consecutive day, shooting 3-under 69 to finish in fifth place at 6-under 210. It was Walsh's seventh top-10 finish during his career. After shooting 1-over 73 in the first round, he played his final 36 holes at 7-under par.

Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C) posted his best finish as a Cavalier. He shot 1-under 71 and ended play in seventh place at 4-under 212. His only other top-10 finish came last year at the same tournament. Orischak shot under par during all three rounds in Hawaii.

Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) tied for 43rd place at 3-over 219. Both players shot 2-over 74 during the final round.

Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu City, Philippines) placed 64th at 224. He was a counter during UVA's final round, carding a score of 1-over 73.

UVA returns to action March 5-6 at the Cleveland Palmetto tournament in Aiken, S.C.

John Burns Intercollegiate
Wailua Golf Course
Lihu'e, Hawaii
Par-72, 6,991 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Texas A&M          283-278-274-835
 2. North Carolina     284-283-285-852
 2. UNLV               270-285-297-852
 4. Virginia           291-280-287-858
 4. Arizona            288-278-292-858
 6. St. Mary's         285-289-287-861
 7. UNC Wilmington     301-284-279-864
 7. Grand Canyon       293-281-290-864
 9. BYU                284-286-295-865
10. Utah               285-287-295-867 
11. Long Beach State   287-290-293-870
12. Fresno State       297-286-292-875
13. New Mexico         300-281-296-877
14. UC Irvine          298-285-295-878
15. UTEP               299-291-291-881
16. UC Santa Barbara   303-292-290-885
17. Washington State   296-297-298-891
18. Northern Colorado  307-289-298-894
19. CSU Northridge     301-307-301-909
20. Hawaii             309-307-301-917



Individual Leaders 1. Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M 69-67-67-203 2. Blake McShea, UNCW 72-66-68-206 3. Perry Cohen, St. Mary's 68-70-71-209 3. Josh Gliege, Texas A&M 69-71-69-209

Virginia Results 5. Thomas Walsh 73-68-69-210 7. Andrew Orischak 71-70-71-212 43. Danny Walker 75-70-74-219 43. Ashton Poole 73-72-74-219 64. WeiWei Gao 74-75-73-224


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