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Bard Tied for First After Opening Round of Hootie @Bulls Bay

Derek Bard

March 23, 2014

Awendaw, S.C. - The No. 10 Virginia men's golf team is tied for fifth place following the opening round of play at the Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awendaw, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 5-under 283 and trail tournament co-leaders Missouri and South Carolina by two shots.

UVa freshman Derek Bard is one of three players who share the lead following the opening round. Bard shot 4-under 68 and is tied by South Carolina's Ben Dietrich and the College of Charleston's Josh Lorenzetti. Bard had five birdies and one bogey during his round.

Virginia's other opening round scores included a 71 by David Pastore, 72s by Denny McCarthy and Ben Rusch and a 75 by Jimmy Stanger.

The 54-hole tournament runs through Tuesday. Live scoring is online at

Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Bulls Bay Golf Club
Awendaw, S.C.
Par 72, 7,280 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Missouri            281
 1. South Carolina      281
 3. Col. of Charleston  282
 3. Wake Forest         282
 5. Virginia            283
 5. Kentucky            283
 7. Auburn              285
 8. NC State            287
 9. Charleston Southern 290
10. Wisconsin           293
11. North Carolina      294
12. USC-Aiken           297
12. GRU Augusta         297
14. Duke                298
15. Akron               303

Individual Leaders 1. Derek Bard, Virginia 68 1. Ben Dietrich, South Carolina 68 1. Josh Lorenzetti, Col. of Charleston 68

Virginia Results 1. Derek Bard 68 18. David Pastore 71 25. Denny McCarthy 72 25. Ben Rusch 72 52. Jimmy Stanger 75




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