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Hoos in Fifth at Koch Invitational After 36 Holes

Thomas Walsh

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
Gastonia, N.C.
Par 72, 7,042 yards
Second Round Results

Team 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

Virginia Results 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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