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
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
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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