UVa Men's Golfers Open Play at Schenkel Invitational

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Nick Tremps
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March 15, 2013

Statesboro, Ga. - The Virginia men's golf team opened play at the Schenkel Invitational in Stateboro, Ga., Friday by shooting 9-over 301. The Cavaliers are tied with Mississippi for 14th place. Texas, ranked No. 6, leads the field at 8-under 280. Florida is in second place at 285.

Nick Tremps led Virginia with a 1-over 73 during the first round. He finished the day in 22nd place. Mac McLaughlin shot 2-over 74 and is in 30th place. Ji Soo Park is 45th at 75, Denny McCarthy is 78th at 79 and Alex Lloyd is 80th at 80.

Alabama's Justin Thomas leads the field at 5-under 67. Four players are tied for second at 4-under 68.

The second round of the tournament will be held Saturday and the final round is slated for Sunday.

Schenkel Invitational
Forest Heights Country Club
Statesboro, Ga.
Par 72, 6,947 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Texas              280
 2. Alabama            282
 3. Florida            285
 4. UCF                291
 5. UAB                292
 5. Vanderbilt         292
 7. Kentucky           294
 7. North Florida      294
 9. Maryland           296
 9. North Texas        296
11. Col. of Charleston 297
11. Georgia Southern   297
11. Notre Dame         297
14. Virginia           301
14. Mississippi        301

Individual Leaders 1. Justin Thomas, Alabama 72 2. Charlie Ewing, Vanderbilt 68 2. Kramer Hickok, Texas 68 2. Jose Joia, UCF 68 2. Brandon Stone, Texas 68

Virginia Results 22. Nick Tremps 73 30. Mac McLaughlin 74 45. Ji Soo Park 75 78. Denny McCarthy 79 80. Alex Lloyd 80