Oct. 11, 2013
Johnson City, Tenn. - The 14th-ranked Virginia men's golf team is in 10th place following the opening round of play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate taking place in Johnson City, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 7-over 295 during the first round. Host school East Tennessee State leads the field at 11-under 277.
Virginia was led by freshman Derek Bard who shot 1-under 71 to finish the opening round in 15th place. Denny McCarthy and Ben Rusch are two strokes behind Bard and tied for 29th. Jimmy Stanger is in 64th place after shooting 78 and Ji Soo Park is 71st with an 81. Nick McLaughlin, competing as an individual, is also tied for 15th after carding a 71.
East Tennessee State's Rhys Pugh leads the field after shooting 6-under 66.
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.
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Blackthorn Club at the Ridges
Johnson City, Tenn.
Par-72, 7,147 yards
First Round Results
1. East Tennessee State 277
2. Virginia Tech 284
3. Kent State 285
3. Coastal Carolina 285
5. Memphis 288
5. UNC Wilmington 288
7. Tennessee 290
7. Wake Forest 290
9. Furman 292
10. Virginia 295
10. Missouri 295
12. Army 296
13. Penn State 305
14. Villanova 327
Individual Leaders 1. Rhys Pugh, ETSU 66 2. Bryce Howell, Furman 67 2. Scott Vincent, Virginia Tech 67 2. Thomas Birdsey, Wake Forest 67 5. Ryan. Troyer, Kent State 68
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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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