Golf Finishes Ninth at Bell South Intercollegiate

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April 11, 1998

CARY, NC - The University of Virginia golf team finished ninth in a 10-team field at the Bell South Yellow Pages Intercollegiate at the MacGregor Downs Country Club in Cary, N.C. The Cavaliers fired a 54-hole total of 914 (301-305-308).

Top-ranked UNLV barely withstood a charge in the last round by Wake Forest to capture the team title by one stroke. The Runnin Rebels posted a 298 in todays third round to finish with a 4-over par 868 to hold off the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest shot a 1-under par 287, todays low round, to finish at 869.North Carolina finished third (875) and Duke fourth (879).

UNLV sophomore Jeremy Anderson was the individual medalist as he fired a 6-under par 210 (67-72-71). Wake Forests Todd Lynch finished second, two strokes back, with a 212 (71-70-71).

Senior Lewis Chitengwa was Virginias low man in a tie for 15th place with a 5-over par 221 (73-73-75). Freshman Cameron Yancey tied for 23rd place with a 223 (74-76-73). Sophomore James Driscoll tied for 31st at 225 (74-75-76).

Virginia head coach Mike Moraghan rearranged his line-up for the first time this spring by inserting senior Max Rehm and sophomore Jimmy Forehand into the line-up. Rehm finished 54th with a 245 (80-81-84), while Forehand finished 55th at 247 (81-82-84).

The Cavaliers return to action next weekend at the ACC Tournament. The tournament begins Friday (April 17) at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C.

Team Results Top-10 Individuals 1. UNLV 868 (+4) 1. Jeremy Anderson, UNLV 210 (-6) (67-72-71) 2. Wake Forest 869 2. Todd Lynch, Wake Forest 212 (71-70-71) 3. North Carolina 875 3. Charles Warren, Clemson 214 (72-72-70) 4. Duke 879 4. Ryan Gioffre, Wake Forest 215 (70-69-76) 5. Clemson 880 5. Charley Hoffman, UNLV 216 (72-68-76) 6. Texas A&M 883 Joey Maxon, Clemson 216 (74-69-73) 7. Brigham Young 884 7. Korky Kemp, N.C. State 217 (71-71-75) 8. N.C. State 885 Don Hill, North Carolina 217 (72-74-71) 9. Virginia 914 Mark Gauley, N.C. State 217 (71-70-76) 10. Western Kty. 921 10. Bill Lunde, UNLV 219 (73-71-75)

Virginia Golfers: T15. Lewis Chitengwa 221 (73-73-75) T23. Cameron Yancey 223 (74-76-73) T31. James Driscoll 225 (74-75-76) 54. Max Rehm 245 (80-81-84) 55. Jimmy Forehand 247 (81-82-84)