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UVA Finishes Third at Yale Spring Invitational

Danny Walker
Danny Walker

April 14, 2018

New Haven, Conn. - The No. 48 Virginia men’s golf team finished third at the Yale Spring Invitational, the Cavaliers’ final tournament of the regular season. UVA posted rounds of 293 and 294 on the par-70 The Course at Yale to finish at 27-over 587. Tennessee took top honors at 565 while Yale was second at 576.

Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) led UVA with a sixth-place finish, the 12th top-10 performance of his career. He shot rounds of 70 and 74 for a total of 4-over 144. Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) was one shot behind Walker in seventh place. He had rounds of 72 and 73 to post the 11th top-10 of his career.

UVA freshman Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) was 15th at 147. He posted rounds of 75 and 72. Sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) was 39th at 151. He shot 76 and 75. Sophomore Andrew Orischak was 60th at 156. He turned in back-to-back scores of 78.

Virginia plays in the ACC Championships next weekend in New London, N.C. The three-day tournament runs Friday through Sunday at the Old North State Club.

Yale Spring Invitational
The Course at Yale
New Haven, Conn.
Par 70, 6,810yards
Final Results

Team Results 
 1. Tennessee     283-282-565
 2. Yale          283-293-576
 3. Virginia      293-294-587
 4. Cornell       287-304-591
 5. Pennsylvania  300-293-593
 6. Yale (B)      295-299-594
 7. Brown         297-303-600
 8. Bucknell      303-298-601
 9. Colgate       289-314-603
 9. Fordham       295-308-603
11. Lafayette     298-307-605
12. Central Conn. 308-299-607
13. Siena         301-308-609
14. St John’s     310-301-611
15. Fairfield     306-310-616
16. Holy Cross    297-320-617

Individual Leaders 1. Lorenzo Scalise, Tennessee 68-70-138 1. James Nicholas, Yale 66-72-138 1. Eoin Leonard, Yale 67-71-138

Virginia Results 6. Danny Walker 70-74-144 7. Thomas Walsh 72-73-145 15. Jimmie Massie 75-72-147 39. Ashton Poole 76-75-151 60. Andrew Orischak 78-78-156


 

 

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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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