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Bard in Third Place After 36 Holes at U.S. Collegiate

Derek Bard

Oct. 17, 2015

Alpharetta, Ga. - The 22nd-ranked Virginia men’s golf team is tied for seventh place after 36 holes of play at the U.S. Collegiate Championships at the Golf Club of Atlanta. The Cavaliers shot 10-over 298 Saturday for a two-day total of 5-over 581. Wake Forest leads the 17-team field at 569.

Virginia junior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is in third-place entering Sunday’s final round. Bard shot even par 72 on Saturday and stands at 6-under 138. He is one shot behind Wake Forest’s Cameron Young and trails tournament leader Will Long of Auburn by two strokes.

Sophomore Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) leads the other UVA players in 35th place at 3-over 147. Senior Nick McLaughlin (New Castle, N.H.) is in 42nd place at 148 and junior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) is one shot behind him in 50th position. Freshman Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is in 58th place at 150.

UVA will tee off starting at 11:30 a.m. during Sunday’s final round. The Hoos will be paired with Oklahoma and Texas. Live scoring of the tournament is online at

U.S. Collegiate Championship
The Golf Club of Georgia
Alpharetta, Ga.
Par-72, 7,017 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Wake Forest         284-285-569
 2. Auburn              285-285-570
 3. Florida State       282-290-572
 4. East Tennessee St.  293-282-575
 5. Clemson             286-293-579
 5. Stanford            290-289-579
 7. Virginia            283-298-581
 7. Oklahoma            289-292-581
 9. Texas               292-292-584
10. Georgia Tech        286-299-585
10. USC                 298-287-585
12. Oklahoma State      298-292-590
12. LSU                 297-293-590
14. Kent State          295-297-592
15. UCLA                303-293-593
16. Mississippi         292-303-595
17. Iowa                300-293-596

Individual Leaders 1. Will Long, Auburn 68-68-136 2. Cameron Young, Wake Forest 68-69-137 3. Derek Bard, Virginia 66-72-138

Virginia Results 3. Derek Bard 66-72-138 35. Danny Walker 73-74-147 42. Nick McLaughlin 71-77-148 50. Jimmy Stanger 73-76-149 58. Thomas Walsh 74-76-150




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