Oct. 10, 2015
Johnson City, Tenn. - The 15th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team is in a tie for sixth place after the second day of competition at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in Johnson City, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 5-under 283 on Saturday to stand at 577 after 36 holes. Penn State leads the field at 566.
Junior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) posted the tournament’s low round, shooting 6-under 66 to improve to third place overall at 5-under 139. Sophomore Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.), who led UVa in the first round, is in seventh place at 141 after shooting 2-under 70.
Junior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) is in 39nd place at 147 after posting a second round score of 73. Freshman Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) and senior Nick McLaughlin (New Castle, N.H.) are tied for 62nd place at 152. Sophomore Connor Messick (Oak Hill, Va.), who is competing as an individual, is in 77th place at 159.
Charlotte’s Victor Wiggins leads the field in stroke play at 6-under 136.
The final round of the tournament will take place Sunday. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Individual Leaders
1. Victor Wiggins, Charlotte 69-67-136
2. Joey Lane, Virginia Tech 69-69-138
2. Derek Bard, Virginia 73-66-139
2. Chase Johnson, Kent State 70-69-139
3. Derek Bard 73-66-139
7. Danny Walker 71-70-141
39. Jimmy Stanger 74-73-147
62. Thomas Walsh 76-76-152
62. Nick McLaughlin 78-74-152
77. Connor Messick *78-81-159
* Competing as an individual
Blackthorn Club at the Ridges
Johnson City, Tenn.
Par-72, 7,147 yards
Second Round Results
Team Results 1. Penn State 289-277-566 2. Kent State 291-279-570 3. Louisville 293-282-575 3. Charlotte 290-285-575 5. Missouri 295-281-576 6. Tennessee 299-278-577 6. Virginia 294-283-577 6. VCU 289-288-577 9. East Carolina 293-285-578 10. Virginia Tech 289-292-581 11. East Tennessee State 303-284-587 12. Furman 295-300-595 12. UNC Wilmington 304-291-595 14. Villanova 309-293-602 15. Coastal Carolina 311-304-615
Individual Leaders 1. Victor Wiggins, Charlotte 69-67-136 2. Joey Lane, Virginia Tech 69-69-138 2. Derek Bard, Virginia 73-66-139 2. Chase Johnson, Kent State 70-69-139
Virginia Results 3. Derek Bard 73-66-139 7. Danny Walker 71-70-141 39. Jimmy Stanger 74-73-147 62. Thomas Walsh 76-76-152 62. Nick McLaughlin 78-74-152 77. Connor Messick *78-81-159 * Competing as an individual
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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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