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UVa Men's Golfers Remain in Fifth Place at U.S. Collegiate

David Pastore

Oct. 20, 2012

Alpharetta, Ga. - The Virginia men's golf team stayed in fifth place after 36 holes of play at the 15-team U.S. Collegiate Championship taking place at The Golf Club of Atlanta in Alpharetta, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 6-over 294 for a two-day total of 13-over 589. UCLA leads the field at 4-over 580.

David Pastore led Virginia Saturday with a career-best score of 3-under 69. Pastore moved up to 11th place on the leaderboard at 1-over 145.

Denny McCarthy is in 29th place at 5-over 149 after shooting 77 during the second round. Mac McLaughlin and Ji Soo Park are tied for 40th overall at 150. Both players shot 2-over 74 during the second round. Nick McLaughlin, who led the team after the first round with a 71, dropped back to 63rd after a second round 84. He stands at 155 after 36 holes.

Oklahoma State's Talor Gooch continues to lead the field in stroke play at 5-under 139.

The 15-team field includes 10 teams currently ranked in the top 25 of the Golfstat rankings.

The final round will take place Sunday with live scoring online at

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

Team Results
 1. UCLA                  297-283-580
 2. Georgia Tech          291-291-582
 3. USC                   289-299-588
 3. Oklahoma State        293-295-588
 5. Virginia              295-294-589
 6. Clemson               301-289-590
 7. Wake Forest           291-303-594
 7. Washington            297-297-594
 9. Duke                  305-290-595
 9. Auburn                297-298-595
 9. Stanford              306-289-595
12. East Tennessee State  303-296-599
13. Kent State            297-305-602
14. Texas A&M             303-301-604
15. Iowa                  304-303-607

Individual Leaders 1. Talor Gooch, Oklahoma State 68-71-139 2. Anton Arboleda, UCLA 70-71-141 2. Michael Johnson, Auburn 69-72-141 4. Patrick Rodgers, Stanford 70-72-142

Virginia Results 11. David Pastore 76-69-145 29. Denny McCarthy 72-77-149 40. Mac McLaughlin 76-74-150 40. Ji Soo Park 76-74-150 63. Nick McLaughlin 71-84-155




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