Cavalier Golfers Finish Fourth at Hootie @Bulls Bay

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David Pastore

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David Pastore
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March 25, 2014

Awendaw, S.C. - The No. 10 Virginia men's golf finished fourth in the 15-team field at the Hootie @Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awendaw, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 8-under 280 during Tuesday's final round for a 54-hole total of 6-under 858. Auburn won the tournament with a team score of 852.

Senior David Pastore had the best performance of his career to lead the Cavaliers. He shot 2-under 70 during the final round for a three-day total of 3-under 213. The event marked the first time he has posted a top-10 finish and his 54-hole total was his best tournament score.

Ben Rusch and Derek Bard tied for 15th place for UVa with scores of 1-under 215. Rusch shot 70 during the final round while Bard carded a score of 72. Jimmy Stanger used a final round of 4-under 68 to move up to 23rd place at 218. Denny McCarthy was 28th at 4-over 220. He shot 72 during the final round.

Kentucky's Ben Stow took medalist honors by winning a playoff with Niclas Carlsson of Auburn. Both players finished stroke play at 7-under 209.

The Cavaliers are off until April 7 when they play in the two-day Jim West Intercollegiate in McKinney, Texas.

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

Team Results
 1. Auburn              285-294-273-852
 2. South Carolina      281-298-276-855
 3. Col. of Charleston  282-297-278-857
 4. Virginia            283-295-280-858
 5. Wake Forest         282-299-284-865
 5. Kentucky            283-310-273-866
 6. Missouri            281-303-284-868
 7. GRU Augusta         297-307-272-876
 9. NC State            287-306-288-881
10. USC-Aiken           297-307-282-886
11. Charleston Southern 290-309-290-889
12. Duke                298-310-290-898
13. Akron               303-309-287-899
13. Wisconsin           293-315-291-899
15. North Carolina      294-316-294-904

Individual Leaders 1. Ben Stow, Kentucky* 69-73-67-209 1. Niclas Carlsson, Auburn 70-73-67-209 3. Matt Gilchrest, Auburn 71-73-66-210 3. Zach Munroe, Col. of Charleston 70-71-69-210 3. Brandon Robinson-Thompson, USC-Aiken 70-71-69-210 * Won playoff

Virginia Results 8. David Pastore 71-72-70-213 15. Ben Rusch 72-73-70-215 15. Derek Bard 68-75-72-215 23. Jimmy Stanger 75-75-68-218 28. Denny McCarthy 72-76-72-220