Men's Golf Leads at Franklin Street Invite After First Round

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Brad Tilley
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Brad Tilley
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

Oct. 8, 2004

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Virginia men's golf team shot a five-under 283 in the opening round of the Franklin Street Partners Invitational on Friday to lead the field of nine teams.

Georgia Southern is second with a three-under 285, while host North Carolina is third with an even 288.

East Carolina's Adam Howell fired a six-under 66 to hold s light lead over the field. East Tennessee State's Rhys Davies and UNC Charlotte's Ray Sheedy are tied for second with a five-under 67, while Georgia Southern's David Palm is fourth with a four-under 68.

Junior Brad Tilley (Chappaqua, N.Y.) stands fifth with a three-under 69 as three Cavaliers shot under par in the first round. Sophomore Mark Perry (Atlanta, Ga.) follows by a stroke with a career-best two-under 70 to tie for sixth. Senior Kevin O'Connell (Potomac, Md.) fired a one-under 71 to tie for 11th. Junior Carter Henderson (Nashville, Tenn.) shot a 73 (+1) to tie for 20th, while sophomore Dan Gabel (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) rounded out the scoring for the Cavaliers, tying for 26th with a 75 (+3).

Action at the Franklin Street Partners Invitational continues on Oct. 9-10 with 18 holes each day.

FRANKLIN STREET PARTNERS INVITATIONAL
Finley Golf Course
7,199 yards, Par 72
Chapel Hill, N.C.
First Round Results

1.	VIRGINIA		283 (-5)
2.	Georgia Southern	285 (-3)
3.	North Carolina		288 (E)
4.	UNC Charlotte		289 (+1)
5.	Tulsa			290 (+2)
6.	East Tennessee State	293 (+5)
7.	Virginia Tech		294 (+6)
8.	UNC Wilmington		295 (+7)
9.	East Carolina		298 (+10)

TOP INDIVIDUALS 1. Adam Howell, East Carolina 66 (-6) 2. Rhys Davies, E. Tenn. St. 67 (-5) Ray Sheedy, UNC-C 67 (-5) 4. David Palm, Ga. South. 68 (-4) 5. Brad Tilley, UVa 69 (-3)

VIRGINIA PLAYERS 5. Brad Tilley 69 (-3) t6. Mark Perry 70 (-2) t11. Kevin O'Connell 71 (-1) t20. Carter Henderson 73 (+1) t26. Dan Gabel 75 (+3)