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
Par-72, 6,898 yards
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
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
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
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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