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Cavaliers Drop Back to Eighth at Hootie at Bulls Bay

March 27, 2017

Awendaw, S.C. - The No. 9 Virginia men’s golf team dropped down to eighth place after the second round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay tournament. The Cavaliers posted a second-round score of 7-over 295 for a two-day total of even par 576. South Carolina and Mississippi lead the 15-team field at 565. The event is taking place at Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw, S.C., and is hosted by the Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation.

Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) had UVA’s best round Monday, shooting 3-under 69 to move into seventh place at 3-under 141. The Cavaliers’ overall leader is senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.), who is tied for third place at 5-under 139. He posted a second-round score of even par 72.

Stanger enters Tuesday’s final round four strokes behind co-leaders Braden Thornberry and Ben Wolcott of Mississippi.

UVA sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is in 55th place at 148 while freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) is 62nd at 150. Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) finished the second round in 78th place at 154.

Freshman Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.), who is competing as an individual, is in 11th place at 2-under 142.

UVA is paired with Purdue and Auburn during Tuesday’s final round. Those teams are set to tee off starting at 8 a.m. from the 10th tee. Live scoring is online at

Hootie at Bulls Bay
Bulls Bay Golf Club
Awendaw, S.C.
Par 72, 7,268 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. South Carolina      279-286-565
 1. Mississippi         283-282-565
 3. NC State            287-281-568
 4. Georgia State       277-293-570
 5. Kentucky            287-287-574
 5. Missouri            287-287-574
 7. Purdue              285-290-575
 8. Virginia            281-295-576
 9. Auburn              284-293-577
10. Kansas              288-290-578
11. Houston             286-293-579
11. Richmond            288-291-579
13. Col. of Charleston  290-297-587
14. Charleston Southern 292-303-595
15. Wisconsin           294-305-599



Individual Leaders 1. Braden Thornberry, Mississippi 66-69-135 1. Ben Wolcott, Mississippi 67-68-135 1. Keenan Huskey, South Carolina 66-73-139 3. Jimmy Stanger, Virginia 67-72-139

Virginia Results 3. Jimmy Stanger 67-72-139 7. Derek Bard 72-69-141 11. Andrew Orischak * 70-72-142 55. Thomas Walsh 72-76-148 62. Luke Schaap 70-80-150 78. Danny Walker 76-78-154 * Competing as an individual


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