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UVA Men’s Golfers Start Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in Eighth Place

Danny Walker

Oct. 9, 2015

Johnson City, Tenn. - The 15th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team is in eighth place after the first day of competition at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in Johnson City, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 6-over 294. A trio of teams are tied for first place at 1-over 289.

Virginia sophomore Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) led UVA with a 1-under 71 outing. He finished the first 18 holes in ninth place. Junior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is 22nd after carding a round of 73.

Junior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) is in 32nd place with a 74 while freshman Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is 51st at 76 and senior Nick McLaughlin (New Castle, N.H.) is in 64th position with a 78. Sophomore Connor Messick (Oak Hill, Va.), who is competing as an individual, also posted a score of 78.

The second round of the tournament will take place Saturday with the final round slated for Sunday. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.

Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Blackthorn Club at the Ridges
Johnson City, Tenn.
Par-72, 7,147 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Penn State            289
 1. VCU                   289
 1. Virginia Tech         289
 4. Charlotte             290
 5. Kent State            291
 6. Louisville            293
 6. East Carolina         293
 8. Virginia              294
 9. Missouri              295
 9. Furman                295
11. Tennessee             299
12. East Tennessee State  303
13. UNC Wilmington        304
14. Villanova             309
15. Coastal Carolina      311

Individual Leaders 1. Joey Lane, Virginia Tech 69 1. Victor Wiggins, Charlotte 69

Virginia Results 9. Danny Walker 71 22. Derek Bard 73 32. Jimmy Stanger 74 51. Thomas Walsh 76 64. Nick McLaughlin 78 64. Connor Messick *78 * Competing as an individual


 

 

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