March 11, 2013
Aiken, S.C. - Behind the second-round score of 6-under 64 by senior Mac McLaughlin, the Virginia men's golf team is tied for third place in the 18-team Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate. The tournament is being contested at Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C. McLaughlin stands atop the leaderboard after the first 36 holes of play at 5-under 135. USC Aiken's Matt Atkins is one shot behind him in second place.
Virginia had team scores of 11-over 291 and 3-over 283 for a first-day total of 574. South Carolina leads the field at 570 followed by NC State at 571. Augusta State is tied with UVa and those two schools have a three-shot advantage over Clemson and Liberty.
McLaughlin's 64 was the lowest round of his career. His previous best single-round score was a 5-under 67 at the VCU Shootout last season. McLaughlin's score was one stroke off the tournament scoring record of 63 set by former Cavalier Ben Kohles in 2010.
Virginia's other scores from Monday included a 4-over 144 by Denny McCarthy to put him into 14th place. McCarthy had scores of 75 and 69. Nick Tremps is in 25th place at 146 after posting rounds of 71 and 75. Ji Soo Park finished the day in 60th place at 152 with scores of 77 and 75. Alex Lloyd had rounds of 74 and 81 to finish 73rd at 155. 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
Par 70, 6,617 yards
Second Round Results
1. South Carolina 287-283-570
2. NC State 284-287-571
3. Augusta State 282-290-574
3. Virginia 291-283-574
5. Clemson 285-292-577
5. Liberty 288-289-577
7. USC Aiken 288-292-589
8. Georgia State 294-290-584
9. Pennsylvania 297-294-591
9. Elon 295-296-591
11. Akron 298-295-593
12. Furman 295-299-594
12. Western Carolina 296-298-594
14. Nebraska 305-294-599
14. Maryland 303-296-599
16. Presbyterian 296-304-600
17. Francis Marion 303-308-611
18. Wofford 300-312-612
Individual Leaders 1. Mac McLaughlin, Virginia 71-64-135 2. Matt Atkins, USCA 68-68-136 3. Matthew NeSmith, South Carolina 68-69-137 4. Chase Marinell, Liberty 72-68-140 4. Mathieu Fenasse, Liberty 70-70-140 4. Chad Cox, NC State 68-72-140
'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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