April 9, 2018
Gastonia, N.C. - The No. 45 Virginia men’s golf team is in fifth place after the first two rounds of play at the Gary Koch Invitational in Gastonia, N.C. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 293 and 286 to finish the first day of play at 3-over 579. Auburn leads the 13-team field at 549.
UVA was led by junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.), who stands sixth at 5-under 139. He had scores of 4-under 68 and 1-under 71. Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) is in 20th place at 1-under 143. Walker posted rounds of 69 and 74. Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) is in 42nd place at 148. He shot 78 during the morning round and then fired 2-under 70 in the afternoon.
UVA freshman Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) is in 49th place at 149 and classmate WeiWei Gao (Cebu City, Philippines) is 67th at 155. Sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.), who is competing as an individual, is also tied for 42nd place at 148.
The final round of the event will be played Tuesday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Gary Koch Invitational
Gaston Country Club
Par 72, 7,042 yards
Second Round Results
1. Auburn 276-273-549
2. Kentucky 278-277-555
3. Florida State 295-277-572
4. Ole Miss 276-297-573
5. Virginia 293-286-579
6. Georgia Southern 298-284-582
7. UL-Monroe 295-288-583
8. Jacksonville 293-291-584
9. Gardner-Webb 295-290-585
10. Coastal Carolina 291-298-589
11. Jacksonville State 304-290-594
11. Western Carolina 303-291-594
13. Lamar 305-298-603
Individual Leaders 1. Trace Crowe, Auburn 69-63-132 2. Chip McDaniel, Kentucky 66-69-135 3. Wells Padgett, Auburn 69-68-137
6. Thomas Walsh 68-71-139
20. Danny Walker 69-74-143
42. Andrew Orischak 78-70-148
49. Jimmie Massie 78-71-149
67. WeiWei Gao 78-77-155
42. Ashton Poole * 78-70-148
* Competing as an individual
Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.Thompson Era Begins for CavaliersWomen's Basketball4/18/18Tina Thompson will be introduced as UVA's head women's basketball coach Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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