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Bard Leads Hoos on First Day at Hackler Championship

Derek Bard

March 11, 2017

Myrtle Beach, S.C. - The No. 3 Virginia men’s golf team is in 13th place following the first day of play at the General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 295 and 306 for a first-day total of 601. Wake Forest leads the field at 561.

Virginia senior All-American Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) led UVA by posting scores of 71 and 74 to finish the day in 15th place at 1-over 145. Sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is in 51st place at 150 after carding back-to-back scores of 75. Freshman Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) is 64th at 153, junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) is 67th at 154 and junior Connor Messick (Oak Hill, Va.), is 73rd at 156.

Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.), playing as an individual, had rounds of 72 and 75 to finish 28th at 147.

The final round of the tournament is scheduled for Sunday.

General Hackler Championship
The Dunes Golf & Beach Club
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Par 72, 7,233 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Wake Forest          279-282-561
 2. Kent State           285-286-571
 3. LSU                  286-287-573
 4. South Carolina       291-293-584
 5. Virginia Tech        288-298-586
 6. Kentucky             294-293-587
 6. East Carolina        299-288-587
 8. North Florida        293-295-588
 9. South Alabama        295-301-596
 9. East Tennessee State 297-299-596
11. Iowa State           305-292-597
12. Coastal Carolina     301-298-599
13. Virginia             295-306-601
14. Charleston Southern  297-305-602
15. NC State             300-303-603

Individual Leaders 1. Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest 68-67-135 2. Ian Holt, Kent State 68-68-136 3. Paul McBride, Wake Forest 67-70-137

Virginia Results 15. Derek Bard 71-74-145 28. Luke Schaap * 72-75-147 51. Thomas Walsh 75-75-150 64. Andrew Orischak 75-78-153 67. Danny Walker 74-80-154 73. Connor Messick 77-79-156 * Competing as an individual




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