UVa Men's Golfers Drop Back to Sixth at USF Invitational

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Alex Lloyd

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Alex Lloyd
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March 4, 2013

Dade City, Fla. - The Virginia men's golf team dropped back to sixth place following the second round of play at the USF Invitational. The Cavaliers shot 12-over 300 Monday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla., for a 36-hole total of 13-over 589. NC State leads the 17-team field at 567 followed by South Carolina at 570.

The USF Invitational is Virginia's first tournament of the spring.

Sophomore Denny McCarthy led the Cavaliers in scoring for the second consecutive day. He posted a score of 1-over 73 for a two-day total of 144. He enters Tuesday's final round in 10th place. Ji Soo Park carded a round of 74 for a two-day total of 146. Park is in 18th place.

UVa freshman Alex Lloyd, playing in his first collegiate tournament, is in 32nd place at 149 following a second round 77. Mac McLaughlin is in 37th place at 150 and Nick McLaughlin is in 57th place at 153.

NC State's Albin Choi shot 4-under 68 for the second consecutive day to top the leaderboard at 136, two shots ahead of Florida State's Daniel Berger.

The tournament concludes Tuesday. The Cavaliers will tee off at 8:50 a.m. and will be paired with Kentucky and Mercer during the final round.

USF Invitational
Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club
Dade City, FL
Par-72, 7,060 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. NC State               287-280-567
 2. South Carolina         287-283-570
 3. Florida State          293-286-579
 4. Kentucky               295-287-582
 5. Mercer                 289-298-587
 6. Virginia               289-300-589
 7. South Florida          296-294-590
 8. Kennesaw State         300-295-595
 9. Louisville             296-304-600
10. Troy                   304-297-601
10. Rice                   300-301-601
12. Middle Tennessee State 304-298-602
13. Cincinnati             306-297-603
14. DePaul                 312-296-608
14. Marquette              308-300-608
16. Eastern Michigan       300-311-611
17. Wisconsin              310-303-613

Individual Leaders 1. Albin Choi, NC State 68-68-136 2. Daniel Berger, Florida State 71-67-138 3. Dykes Harbin, South Carolina 68-72-140 3. Logan Harrell, NC State 69-71-140 3. Stephen Powers, Kentucky 68-72-140

Virginia Results 10. Denny McCarthy 71-73-144 18. Ji Soo Park 72-74-146 32. Alex Lloyd 72-77-149 37. Mac McLaughlin 74-76-150 57. Nick McLaughlin 74-79-153