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Cavaliers Place Second at Linger Longer Invite

Derek Bard

March 21, 2017

Greensboro, Ga. - The No. 8 Virginia men’s golf team finished second at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga. Virginia shot 9-under 279 for a three-day total of 18-under 846. No. 4 Baylor ran away with the team title, finishing first at 33-under 831. No. 20 Georgia was third at 853.

The finish was UVA sixth win or runner-up showing this season in eight tournament appearances.

Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) led UVA with a fifth-place effort at 8-under 208. He completed play with a final round score of 3-under 69. It marked the 18th time in Bard’s career he has managed a top-10 finish and it was his fourth this year.

Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) posted the Cavaliers’ best final-round score, shooting 5-under 67. He moved all the way up to 15th place at 4-under 212. Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) also placed 15th thanks to a final round score of 70. It was his best showing of the spring.

Sophomore Thomas Walsh placed 27th at even par 216. He shot 73 on Tuesday. Senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) was 34th at 218. He shot 75 during the final round.

Georgia’s Greyson Sigg took medalist honors at 16-under 200.

The Cavaliers return to action this weekend for the Hootie @Bulls Bay tournament in Charleston, S.C.

Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Greensboro, Ga.
Par 72, 7,073 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Baylor               274-276-281-831
 2. Virginia             283-284-279-846
 3. Georgia              285-288-280-853
 4. Troy                 280-288-286-854
 5. Alabama              287-279-290-857
 6. UNCG                 280-289-290-860
 6. Ohio State           290-287-283-860
 6. Augusta              283-300-277-860
 9. Kennesaw State       283-292-286-861
10. Charlotte            297-287-288-872
11. Middle Tennessee St. 293-290-291-874
12. Maryland             286-298-292-876
13. Michigan             280-298-302-880
14. Mercer               295-307-290-892
14. VCU                  301-298-293-892

Individual Leaders 1. Greyson Sigg, Georgia 67-65-68-200 2. Matthew Perrine, Baylor 67-69-69-205 3. Braden Bailey, Baylor 67-69-70-206 3. Chris Guglielmo, Kennesaw State 66-69-71-206

Virginia Results 5. Derek Bard 68-71-69-208 15. Danny Walker 73-72-67-212 15. Luke Schaap 73-69-70-212 27. Thomas Walsh 71-72-73-216 34. Jimmy Stanger 71-72-75-218




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