February 22, 1999
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The University of Virginia golf team stands in 11th place after two rounds of the San Juan Shoot-Out in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The tournament is the opening tournament of the spring season for the Cavaliers.
Virginia has a 36-hole total of 596, six strokes behind Wake Forest for the top 10. Clemson has blazed to a 19-under par 557 and is two strokes ahead of ACC rival Georgia Tech. Georgia is in third at 571, while East Tennessee State is fourth at 572.
East Tennessee State's David Christensen fired a 5-under par 67 today and is 8-under 136 after 18 holes. He holds a one-stroke lead over Clemson's Michael Hoey in a tightly bunched field that shows 26 players at or below par. N.C. State's Carl Pettersson fired a 66 today, the low round of the tournament.
Cameron Yancey is Virginia's low man. The sophomore from Blackstone, Va., has shot 71s in both rounds and is in a four-way tie for 17th at 2-under 142. Junior All-American James Driscoll is one stroke behind Yancey and is tied for 21st.
Play concludes with 18 holes tomorrow.
Team Scores Top 10 Individuals 1. Clemson 557 (-19) 1. David Christensen, E. Tenn. State 136 (-8) 2. Georgia Tech 559 2. Michael Hoey, Clemson 137 3. Georgia 571 3. David Gossett, Texas 138 4. East Tennessee State 572 Carlton Forrester, Georgia Tech 138 5. Minnesota 576 Nick Cassini, Georgia 138 N.C. State 576 6. Carl Pettersson, N.C. State 139 7. Texas 577 7. Luke Donald, Northwestern 140 8. Northwestern 579 John Engler, Clemson 140 9. North Carolina 580 Matt Kuchar, Georgia Tech 140 10. Wake Forest 590 Elliot Gealy, Clemson 140 11. Virginia 596 (303-293) Kris Mikkelsen, Georgia Tech 140 12. Duke 598 13. Columbus State 599 Virginia Golfers 14. Florida State 604 T17. Cameron Yancey 71-71142 15. Penn State 611 T21. James Driscoll 74-69143 16. Purdue 612 T66. Mike Mitchell 76-77153 17. Missouri 613 T78. Steve Marino 82-76158 Kent 613 T86. Jimmy Forehand 85-79164
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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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