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UVa Golfers Finish Seventh at River Landing Intercollegiate

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Wallace, NC - Senior Will Collins shot 6-under 66 during the final round of play at the River Landing Intercollegiate in Wallace, N.C. to help Virginia to a seventh-place finish. The Cavaliers shot 1-over 289 Saturday and finished the tournament at 6-over 870 in the 14-team field. East Carolina overcame Liberty during the final round to win the event at 23-under 841. Josh Brock of UNC Wilmington captured medalist honors at 15-under 201.

Collins managed to move up to ninth place in the final individual standings at 4-under 212. It marked the eighth time in his career he recorded a top-10 finish.

Bruce Woodall was one shot behind Collins in 11th place at 3-under 213. He bettered his previous career best tournament score of 216 by three strokes. Woodall shot 75 during the final round.

Henry Smart, who was playing as a non-scoring individual, was 27th overall at 219. He shot 74 during Saturday's play.

Amory Davis was 41st at 6-over 222, including a 76 during the final round. Cole Willcox and Mac McLaughlin tied for 59th at 226. Willcox shot 73 over the final 18 holes while McLaughlin posted a score of 75.

The Cavaliers are off until competing at the ACC Championships April 22-24 in New London, N.C. Ben Kohles, the team leader in stroke average who did not play at the River Landing Intercollegiate while resting a sore back, will return to UVa's lineup for the conference championships.

River Landing Intercollegiate
River Landing Golf Club
Wallace, NC
Par-72, 6,898 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. East Carolina   283-278-280-841
 2. Liberty         278-277-289-844
 3. Memphis         275-292-281-848
 4. UNC Wilmington  289-285-282-856
 5. NC State        291-284-284-859
 6. Lamar           283-296-285-864
 7. Virginia        289-292-289-870
 8. Jacksonville    291-292-297-880
 9. St. John's      288-296-297-881
10. Winthrop        293-292-302-887
11. Maryland        295-291-302-888
12. Old Dominion    303-299-292-894
13. Seton Hall      294-299-306-899
14. USC Upstate     304-301-307-912

Individual Leaders
1. Josh Brock, UNC Wilmington     66-67-68-201
2. Albin Choi, NC State           69-68-66-203
3. David Watkins, East Carolina   69-68-70-207
4. Kevin Hesbois, Lamar           69-70-70-209
4. Robert Karlsson, Liberty       68-71-70-209
6. Harold Varner, East Carolina   71-69-70-210
7. Adam Stephenson, East Carolina 73-68-70-211
7. Max McKay, Liberty             72-66-73-211
9. Will Collins, Virginia         72-74-66-212
9. Xavier Feyaerts, Lamar         68-75-69-212

Virginia Results
 9. Will Collins   72-74-66-212
11. Bruce Woodall  70-68-75-213
27. Henry Smart*   71-74-74-219
41. Amory Davis    73-73-76-222
59. Cole Willcox   76-77-73-226
59. Mac McLaughlin 74-77-75-226
* Playing as a non-scoring individual



 

 

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