UVa Men's Golfers Take Over First Place at Hootie @Bulls Bay

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
David Pastore

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
David Pastore
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

March 24, 2014

Awendaw, S.C. - The No. 10 Virginia men's golf leads the 15-team field after 36 holes of play at the Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awendaw, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 7-over 295 Monday for a two-day total of 2-over 578. Virginia enters Tuesday's final round with a one-shot advantage over Auburn, South Carolina and the College of Charleston.

UVa has a pair of players tied for fourth place after the first two rounds. David Pastore and Derek Bard are two shots behind the co-leaders at 1-under 143. Pastore shot even par 72 on Monday while Bard shot 3-over 75.

Virginia's Ben Rusch enters the final round in 15th place at 145 while Denny McCarthy is 25th at 148 and Jimmy Stanger is 33rd at 150. Rusch led that group with a 73 Monday while Stanger shot 75 and McCarthy finished the day with a 76.

Virginia will tee off starting at 9:40 a.m. during Tuesday's final round while paired with Auburn and South Carolina. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.

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

Team Results
 1. Virginia            283-295-578
 2. Auburn              285-294-579
 2. South Carolina      281-298-579
 2. Col. of Charleston  282-297-579
 5. Wake Forest         282-299-581
 6. Missouri            281-303-584
 7. NC State            287-306-593
 7. Kentucky            283-310-593
 9. Charleston Southern 290-309-599
10. GRU Augusta         297-307-604
10. USC-Aiken           297-307-604
12. Duke                298-310-608
12. Wisconsin           293-315-608
14. North Carolina      294-316-610
15. Akron               303-309-612

Individual Leaders 1. Zach Munroe, Col. of Charleston 70-71-141 1. Brandon Robinson-Thompson, USC-Aiken 70-71-141 3. Ben Stow, Kentucky 69-73-142 4. Derek Bard, Virginia 68-75-143 4. Niclas Carlsson, Auburn 70-73-143 4. Will Murphy, South Carolina 73-70-143 4. David Pastore, Virginia 71-72-143 4. Euan Walker, Missouri 69-74-143

Virginia Results 4. David Pastore 71-72-143 4. Derek Bard 68-75-143 15. Ben Rusch 72-73-145 25. Denny McCarthy 72-76-148 33. Jimmy Stanger 75-75-150