UVa Men's Golfers in Second Place at Palmetto Intercollegiate

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Nick McLaughlin and head coach Bowen Sargent
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Nick McLaughlin and head coach Bowen Sargent
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

March 10, 2014

Aiken, S.C. - The No. 7 Virginia men's golf team is in second place following the opening two rounds of play at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate in Aiken, S.C. The Cavaliers shot rounds of 290 and 287 for a first-day total of 577. Clemson leads the 18-team field at 571.

Virginia was led by freshman Derek Bard, who is tied for 2nd at 1-over 141 after carding rounds of 72 and 69. Nick McLaughlin is 10th at 145, Denny McCarthy is 20th at 146, Ben Rusch is 33rd at 148 and Jimmy Stanger is 47th at 150.

Clemson's Austin Langdale leads the field at 2-under 138.

The final round of the tournament will be played Tuesday. The Palmetto Intercollegiate is the first of two Spring Break week tournaments for Virginia.

Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate
Palmetto Golf Club
Aiken, S.C.
Par 70, 6,617 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Clemson         281-290-571
 2. Virginia        290-287-577
 3. South Carolina
  289-290-579
 4. Georgia State   294-291-585
 4. Wofford         297-288-585
 6. Furman          294-293-587
 7. USC Aiken       295-293-588
 7. NC State        292-296-588
 9. GRU Augusta     294-295-589
 9. Liberty         290-299-589
11. Chattanooga     295-296-591
12. Maryland        299-294-593
13. Akron           296-300-596

14. Presbyterian    303-296-599

15. Francis Marion  294-306-600
15. Elon            298-302-600
17. Nebraska        296-308-604
18. Penn            320-316-636

Individual Leaders 1. Austin Langdale, Clemson 69-69-138 2. Derek Bard, Virginia 72-69-141 2. Will Starke, South Carolina 70-71-141 2. Preston Heyward, Furman 68-73-141 5. Logan Harrell, NC State 71-71-142

Virginia Results 2. Derek Bard 72-69-141 10. Nick McLaughlin 72-73-145 20. Denny McCarthy 72-74-146 33. Ben Rusch 74-74-148 47. Jimmy Stanger 79-71-150