March 14, 2014
Statesboro, Ga. - The No. 7 Virginia men's golf team is tied for third place with Texas after the opening round of the Schenkel Invitational in Statesboro, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 2-over 290 to start the three-day, 54-hole event. UAB leads the field at 3-under 285.
Denny McCarthy led the Cavaliers by firing 2-under 70 to stand in eighth place. Jimmy Stanger opened with a 72 and is in 17th place. Ben Rusch and Nick McLaughlin both turned in scores of 74 and are tied for 29th. Derek Bard is in 48th place at 75.
North Florida's Taylor Hancock and Kentucky's David Snyder are tied for first in stroke play at 4-under 68.
The second round of the tournament will be held Saturday and the final round is slated for Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Forest Heights Country Club
Par 72, 6,962 yards
First Round Results
1. UAB 285
2. Col. of Charleston 286
3. Virginia 290
3. Texas 290
3. Charleston 290
3. Mississippi 290
7. North Florida 291
8. NC State 292
9. Kentucky 294
9. UCF 294
11. Florida 297
11. Duke 297
13. Maryland 299
14. Georgia State 301
15. North Texas 309
Individual Leaders 1. Taylor Hancock, North Florida 68 1. David Snyder, Kentucky 68 3. Motin Yeung, Duke 69 3. Greg Eason, UCF 69 3. Forrest Gamble, Mississippi 69 3. Will Evans, Georgia Southern 69 3. Wilson McDonald, UAB 69
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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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