UVa Men's Golfers Open Schenkel Invitational Tied for Third Place

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Denny McCarthy

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Denny McCarthy
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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.

Schenkel Invitational
Forest Heights Country Club
Statesboro, Ga.
Par 72, 6,962 yards
First Round Results

Team 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

Virginia Results 8. Denny McCarthy 70 17. Jimmy Stanger 72 29. Ben Rusch 74 29. Nick McLaughlin 74 48. Derek Bard 75