UVa Men's Golfers Finish Sixth at Palmetto Intercollegiate

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March 12, 2013

Charlottesville, Va. - Behind the play of individual runner-up Mac McLaughlin, the Virginia men's golf team placed sixth in the 18-team Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate at Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C.

The Cavaliers shot 19-over 299 during Tuesday's final round for a 54-hole total of 873. Augusta State took home the team championship after finishing at 856, seven strokes ahead of runner-up South Carolina.

Virginia was led by McLaughlin's second-place finish. He shot 2-under 208 to place two shots behind USC Aiken's Matt Atkins. McLaughlin's finish and total score were both career bests. It marked the fourth time he has placed in the top-10 during his career.

UVa's Denny McCarthy was 11th overall at 4-over 214. He finished the tournament by shooting even par 70 on Tuesday. Nick Tremps was 42nd overall at 225, Ji Soo Park was 65th at 231 and Alex Lloyd was 70th at 232.

The Cavaliers wrap up their Spring Break trip by playing in the Chris Schenkel Invitational in Statesboro, Ga. The tournament runs March 15-17.

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

Team Results
 1. Augusta State    282-290-282-856
 2. South Carolina   287-283-293-863
 3. NC State         284-287-293-864
 3. Clemson          285-292-287-864
 5. Liberty          288-289-291-868
 6. Virginia         291-283-299-873
 7. Georgia State    294-290-294-878
 8. USC Aiken        288-292-300-880
 9. Elon             295-296-301-892
10. Nebraska         305-294-296-895
11. Pennsylvania     297-294-306-897
12. Furman           295-299-306-900
12. Akron            298-295-307-900
14. Western Carolina 296-298-310-904
15. Maryland         303-296-309-908
16. Presbyterian     296-304-313-913
17. Wofford          300-312-303-915
18. Francis Marion   303-308-308-918

Individual Leaders 1. Matt Atkins, USCA 68-68-70-206 2. Mac McLaughlin, Virginia 71-64-73-208 3. Mavrick Antcliff, Augusta State 70-73-66-209 3. Matthew NeSmith, South Carolina 68-69-72-209 5. Stephen Behr, Clemson 71-74-65-210

Virginia Results 2. Mac McLaughlin 71-64-73-208 11. Denny McCarthy 75-69-70-214 42. Nick Tremps 71-75-79-225 65. Ji Soo Park 77-75-79-231 70. Alex Lloyd 74-81-77-232