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Virginia Opens Play at NCAA Regional

Ashton Poole
Ashton Poole

May 14, 2018

Norman, Okla. - The No. 46 Virginia men’s golf team is in 11th place after the opening round at the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla. The Cavaliers shot 9-over 297 during the opening round. Oklahoma, playing on its home course, leads the 14-team field at 5-under 283.

The top-five teams from the three-round tournament will advance to the NCAA Championships. UVA finished the first day of play seven strokes behind fifth-place San Diego State (290).

Sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) led UVA on Monday by shooting 1-over 73. He finished the round in 21st place. Freshman Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) was one shot behind him in 28th place. Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) are tied for 36th after shooting 3-over 75. Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) shot 76 and is in 51st place.

UVA is paired with BYU and San Diego State on Tuesday. They will start their second rounds at 8:55 a.m. CT from the 10th tee. Live scoring is online at

NCAA Norman Regional
Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club
Norman, Okla.
Par 72, 7,452 yards
First-Round Results

Team Results
 1. Oklahoma             283
 2. Auburn               288
 2. Arkansas             288
 2. North Florida        288
 5. San Diego State      290
 7. Florida State        293
 6. Missouri-Kansas City 293
 8. Nevada               294
 9. Pepperdine           295
 9. BYU                  295
11. Virginia             297
12. Sam Houston State    301
13. Prairie View A&M     315
14. Navy                 323
Individual Leaders
1. Blaine Hale, Oklahoma    67
2. Quade Cummins, Oklahoma  69
2. Wiliam Buhl, Arkansas    69

Virginia Results 21. Ashton Poole 73 28. Jimmie Massie 74 36. Thomas Walsh 75 36. Danny Walker 75 51. Andrew Orischak 76




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