Oct. 12, 2013
Johnson City, Tenn. - The 14th-ranked Virginia men's golf team posted one of the lowest rounds in its history, shooting 16-under 272, to move into third place after 36 holes of play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. UVa enters Sunday's final round at 9-under 567, three shots behind tournament leading Kent State.
Cavalier freshman Derek Bard shot 8-under 64 to move into a tie for first place after two rounds with a cumulative score of 9-under 135. Bard's score was just one stroke shy of equaling the Virginia single-round scoring mark.
Junior Denny McCarthy also made a strong move on the leaderboard, shooting 6-under 66 to improve to sixth place at 5-under 139. Ben Rusch is in 29th place at 145, Ji Soo Park is 56th at 151 and Jimmy Stanger is 58th at 152.
Park shot 70, Rusch posted a score of 72 and Stanger finished the second round with a 74. Nick McLaughlin, playing as an individual, is in 24th place at even par 144.
Virginia will tee off at 10:10 a.m. Sunday to start its final round. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Blackthorn Club at the Ridges
Johnson City, Tenn.
Par-72, 7,147 yards
Second Round Results
1. Kent State 285-279-564
2. Virginia Tech 284-282-566
3. Virginia 295-272-567
4. East Tennessee State 277-291-568
5. UNC Wilmington 288-284-572
6. Tennessee 290-283-573
6. Wake Forest 290-283-573
8. Memphis 288-288-576
9. Coastal Carolina 285-295-580
10. Furman 292-292-584
11. Missouri 295-291-586
12. Army 296-292-588
13. Penn State 305-295-600
14. Villanova 327-318-645
Individual Leaders 1. Derek Bard, Virginia 71-64-135 1. Scott Vincent, Virginia Tech 67-68-135 3. Thomas Birdsey, Wake Forest 67-70-137 4. Oliver Goss, Tennessee 70-68-138 4. Rhys Pugh, ETSU 66-72-138
1. Derek Bard 71-64-135
6. Denny McCarthy 73-66-139
24. Nick McLaughlin* 71-73-144
29. Ben Rusch 73-72-145
56. Ji Soo Park 81-70-151
58. Jimmy Stanger 78-74-152
* Competing as an individual
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