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Cavaliers Finish Fifth at Linger Longer Invitational

Thomas Walsh
Thomas Walsh

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
Greensboro, Ga.
Par 72, 7,073 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 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

Virginia Results 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




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