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UVa Men's Golfers in 10th Place at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

Derek Bard

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

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

Team 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

Virginia Results 15. Derek Bard 71 15. Nick McLaughlin* 71 29. Denny McCarthy 73 29. Ben Rusch 73 64. Jimmy Stanger 78 71. Ji Soo Park 81 * Competing as an individual




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