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Walsh Leads UVA at BOT with 20th-Place Finish

Thomas Walsh

Oct. 15, 2017

Jonesborough, Tenn. - The Virginia men’s golf team finished 11th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. The Cavaliers shot 6-over 294 during Sunday’s final round for a 54-hole total of 7-over 871. Penn State took top honors at 833.

Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led the Virginia contingent with a 20th-place performance. He shot 2-over 74 on Sunday for a three-day total of 2-under 214. Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) was 37th at 1-over 217. He, along with sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.), had the team’s best final-round scores, shooting 72. Poole was 43rd overall at 218.

Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) finished 51st at 222 while freshman Brandon Yoon (Ashburn, Va.) was 80th at 233. Walker shot 76 on Sunday while Yoon posted a score of 78.

Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu, Philippines), who competed as an individual, was 51st at 6-over 222. He shot 78 during the final round.

The Cavaliers wrap up their fall schedule next weekend at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.

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

Team Results
 1. Penn State           277-272-284-833
 2. Kent State           283-276-283-842
 3. Louisville           282-277-284-843
 4. Missouri             285-273-288-846
 5. Coastal Carolina     282-284-286-852
 6. Tennessee            280-282-291-853
 7. East Tennessee State 297-273-287-857
 7. UNC Wilmington       281-291-285-857
 9. Virginia Tech        301-288-276-865
10. East Carolina        295-281-291-867
11. Virginia             287-290-294-871
12. VCU                  300-283-291-874
13. Furman               291-294-294-879
14. Kansas State         291-290-299-880
15. Villanova            298-294-312-904

Individual Leaders 1. Hayden Buckley, Missouri 68-64-67-199 2. JD Hughest, Penn State 66-68-68-202

Virginia Results 20. Thomas Walsh 71-69-74-214 37. Andrew Orischak 70-75-72-217 43. Ashton Poole 74-72-72-218 51. Danny Walker 72-74-76-222 80. Brandon Yoon 78-77-78-233 51. WeiWei Gao * 72-72-78-222 * Competing as a non-scoring individual


 

 

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