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Bard’s 66 Leads UVA at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

Oct. 14, 2016

Derek Bard - The Virginia men’s golf team is in third place after the opening round of play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. The Cavaliers shot 8-under 280 and trail tournament leader Missouri by three shots.

UVA was led by senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) who shot 6-under 66 and is tied for second place. Bard posted a clean round, recording four birdies and one eagle. It was his best 18-hole score in two years.

Bard trails UNC Wilmington’s Thomas Eldridge by one shot at the top of the leaderboard.

Cavalier senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) and sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) also finished under par. Stanger shot 70 and is in 14th place while Walsh posted a score of 71 and is 22nd overall. Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) finished with a 73 to end the round 34th while junior Danny Walker (Brandenton, Fla.) shot 74 to stand 47th.

Freshman Nathan Chuwait (Herndon, Va.), who is competing as an individual, also shot 74. The tournament marks his collegiate debut.

The tournament runs through Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.

Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Blackthorn Club
Jonesborough, Tenn.
Par 72, 7,147 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Missouri             277
 2. UNC Wilmington       278
 3. Virginia             280
 4. East Tennessee State 281
 6. Louisville           283
 5. VCU                  283
 7. Penn State           285
 8. Virginia Tech        286
 9. Kent State           287
10. Furman               290
11. Kansas State         291
12. Tennessee            292
13. Coastal Carolina     295
15. Charlotte            295
14. Villanova            302

Individual Leaders 1. Thomas Eldridge, UNCW 65 2. Derek Bard, Virginia 66 2. Charles Huntzinger, Penn State 66

Virginia Results 2. Derek Bard 66 14. Jimmy Stanger 70 22. Thomas Walsh 71 34. Luke Schaap 73 47. Danny Walker 74 47. Nathan Chuwait * 74 * Competing as a non-scoring individual


 

 

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