UVa Men's Golfers Climb to Third at Northern Intercollegiate

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Sep 7, 2013

Sugar Grove, Ill. - The Virginia men's golf team moved up to third place at the Northern Intercollegiate after posting the best team score during the event's second round. The Cavaliers shot 3-over 291 and stand at 4-over 580 entering Sunday's final round. Houston continues to lead the 15-team field at 4-under 572. Liberty is in second place at 577.

Virginia's Denny McCarthy, the tournament medalist last year, moved up to seventh place overall at 1-under 143 after shooting even par. Freshman Jimmy Stranger is in 10th place after 36 holes at even part 144. He shot 74 during Saturday's play.

Ji Soo Park carded UVa's best second-round score, shooting 2-under 70 to improve to 17th place at 146. David Pastore remained in 19th place at 147 and Nick Tremps is 83rd at 167.

Houston's Roman Robledo will take a one-shot lead into Sunday's final round. He stands at 6-under 138, a single stroke ahead of Kentucky's David Snyder.

The third round will get underway at 8 a.m. Sunday.

Northern Intercollegiate
Rich Harvest Farms
Sugar Grove, Ill.
Par-72, 7,236 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Houston           279-293-572
 2. Liberty           281-296-577
 3. Virginia          289-291-580
 4. UCF               290-293-583
 5. Kentucky          286-303-589
 6. Ball State        293-302-595
 7. UT Arlington      301-298-599
 8. Indiana           306-297-603
 9. Ohio State        311-296-607
10. St. Mary's (CA)   300-308-608
11. North Texas       304-305-609
12. Louisville        298-312-610
13. San Diego         321-300-621
14. Miami (Ohio)      315-309-624
15. Northern Illinois 325-333-658

Individual Leaders 1. Roman Robledo, Houston 68-70-138 2. David Snyder, Kentucky 67-72-139 3. Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty 70-71-141 4. David Mills, Indiana 74-68-142 4. Ricardo Gouveia, UCF 68-74-142 4. Curtis Reed, Houston 72-70-142

Virginia Results 7. Denny McCarthy 71-72-143 10. Jimmy Stanger 70-74-144 17. Ji Soo Park 76-70-146 19. David Pastore 72-75-147 83. Nick Tremps 85-82-167