March 20, 2018
Greensboro, Ga. - The No. 44 Virginia men’s golf team finished fifth at the Linger Longer Invitational at the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 4-over 292 for a 54-hole total of 1-over 864. No. 8 Alabama captured the team title at 24-under 840.
Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led UVA in scoring for the fifth time in the team’s last six tournaments. He shot 1-under 71 and placed sixth at 5-under 211. It was the ninth top-10 finish of his career and his fourth of the season.
Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) led Virginia during the final round by shooting 2-under 70 to move up to a 13th-place finish at 2-under 214. Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) shot 3-over 75 and placed 25th at 218.
Sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) finished in 53rd place at 225 while classmate Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) was 78th at 232. Freshman Brandon Yoon (Ashburn, Va.), competing as an individual, was 85th at 238 in his second tournament appearance.
The Cavaliers are out of tournament action until they compete at the Gary Koch Invitational in Gastonia, N.C. on April 9-10.
Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Par 72, 7,073 yards
1. Alabama 277-282-281-840
2. Georgia 272-286-284-842
3. Penn State 278-289-289-856
4. Ohio State 281-289-291-861
5. Virginia 286-287-292-865
6. UNCG 287-287-292-866
7. Augusta 292-284-291-867
8. Kennesaw State 288-300-283-871
9. Chattanooga 283-293-300-876
10. Cincinnati 287-291-299-877
11. Middle Tennessee St. 293-290-295-878
12. Mercer 294-298-290-882
13. Charlotte 295-295-298-888
14. Troy 295-294-302-891
15. Michigan 304-296-299-899
16. Akron 297-304-314-915
Individual Leaders 1. Lee Hodges, Alabama 67-68-67-202 2. Spencer Ralston, Georgia 65-72-67-204 3. Davis Thompson, Georgia 63-69-74-206 3. Bryce Hendrix, UNCG 67-71-68-206
6. Thomas Walsh 71-69-71-211
13. Danny Walker 71-73-70-214
25. Andrew Orischak 72-71-75-218
53. Ashton Poole 72-74-79-225
78. Luke Schaap 75-81-76-232
85. Brandon Yoon * 79-79-80-238
* Competing as a non-scoring individual
Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.Thompson Era Begins for CavaliersWomen's Basketball4/18/18Tina Thompson will be introduced as UVA's head women's basketball coach Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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