McCarthy Leads Field at Men's Mason Rudolph Championship

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Sept. 21, 2012

Franklin, Tenn. - After winning his first tournament of the season, Virginia sophomore men's golfer Denny McCarthy found himself back at the top of the leaderboard following the opening round of the Mason Rudolph Championship. The 54-hole tournament is taking place at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn.

McCarthy shot 4-under 67 to hold a one stroke lead after Friday's first round. He posted five birdies and a single bogey during his round. McCarthy's score was the lowest during his college career.

Virginia finished the round tied for 12th after shooting 12-over 296. Oklahoma leads the field at 4-under 280.

UVa's other scores included a 72 by David Pastore in his first collegiate tournament. He is in in 25th place. Ji Soo Park shot 78 and is in 75th place. Gregor Orlando shot 79 and is 78th. Kyle Kochevar shot 86 and is in 84th place.

The second round of the tournament is set for Saturday and the final round will be played Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.

Mason Rudolph Championship
Vanderbilt Legends Club
Franklin, Tenn.
Par-71, 7,100 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Oklahoma               280
 2. Mississippi            285
 2. Charleston             285
 4. Vanderbilt             286
 5. Georgia State          289
 5. Georgia Southern       289
 7. South Alabama          291
 8. Davidson               292
 8. Middle Tennessee State 292
10. Tennessee Tech         293
10. Mississippi State      293
12. East Tennessee State   296
12. Virginia               296
14. Arkansas State         297
15. Rice                   299

Individual Leaders 1. Denny McCarthy, Virginia 67 2. Abraham Ancer, Oklahoma 68 2. John Duke Hudson, Charleston 68 2. Charlie Martin, Ga Souther 68 2. Zach Munroe, Charleston 68

Virginia Results 1. Denny McCarthy 67 25. David Pastore 72 75. Ji Soo Park 78 78. Gregor Orlando 79 84. Kyle Kochevar 86