April 10, 2017
Gastonia, N.C. - The No. 13 Virginia men’s golf team is tied for fifth after the first two rounds of play at the Gary Koch Invitational in Gastonia, N.C. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 290 and 294 to finish the first day of play at 8-over 584. Auburn leads the field at 559.
UVA was led by sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.), who stands 17th at even par 144. Senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) is in 22nd place at 145. Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is 34th at 147. Sophomore Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and freshman Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) are tied for 53rd at 151.
Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.), who is playing as an individual, is in 47th place at 150.
Jacksonville State’s Jamie Mist leads the field at 8-under 136.
The final round of the event will be played Tuesday. This is UVA’s final regular-season tournament.
Gary Koch Invitational
Gaston Country Club
Par 72, 7,042 yards
Second Round Results
1. Auburn 282-277-559
2. NC State 276-288-564
3. Georgia Southern 290-291-581
3. Coastal Carolina 296-286-581
5. Virginia 290-294-584
5. UL-Monroe 290-294-584
7. Richmond 299-288-586
8. Charleston Southern 295-291-587
9. Kentucky 295-295-590
10. Southern Illinois 298-295-591
10. Gardner-Webb 293-298-591
12. Lamar 299-294-593
13. Jacksonville State 310-285-595
14. Wofford 307-300-607
Individual Leaders 1. Jamie Mist, Jacksonville State 71-65-136 2. Aaron Thomas, Gardner-Webb 67-70-137 2. Jacob McBride, NC State 68-69-137 4. Jacob Solomon, Auburn 70-69-139
17. Thomas Walsh 71-73-144
22. Jimmy Stanger 72-73-145
34. Derek Bard 71-76-147
47. Luke Schaap * 77-73-150
53. Andrew Orischak 78-73-151
53. Danny Walker 76-75-151
* Competing as an individual
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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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