Virginia Golfers Move up to Fourth at ACC Championships

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New London, NC – The No. 21 Virginia men’s golf team will enter Sunday’s final round of play at the ACC Championships at the Old North State Club in
New London, N.C. in fourth place. Virginia shot 8-under 280 Saturday to move up one stop in the standings. The Cavaliers have a 36-hole total of 10-under 566.
 
Georgia Tech, ranked 17th, continues to lead the tournament at 21-under 555. The Yellow Jackets hold a seven-shot advantage over 22nd-ranked Duke (562) and are eight strokes ahead of No. 32 Wake Forest (563). Clemson, ranked 15th, trails the Cavaliers by three shots.
 
Will Collins continues to pace the Cavaliers after shooting 4-under 68 during Saturday’s round. He is tied for fourth overall at 7-under 137. Ben
Kohles is two shots behind Collins in sixth place at 5-under 139. He had a 3-under 69 during the second round.
 
Mac McLaughlin, playing in his first tournament this spring as a scoring member of the team, moved up to 22nd thanks to a 2-under 70 Saturday. He is
at even par 144 for the tournament.  Amory Davis shot 1-over 73 and is in 29th place at 146. Kyle Stough carded a 3-over 75 and is 53rd at 11-over
155.
 
Georgia Tech’s Chesson Hadley and NC State’s Matt Hill lead the field at 9-under 135. Hadley fired a 6-under 66 Saturday and Hill, the reigning NCAA
Champion, shot 69. Duke’s Adam Long is third at 136, one shot ahead of UVa’s Collins.
 
The tournament’s final round gets underway Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Virginia will start play at 10:10 a.m. and will be paired with Virginia Tech and Clemson. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
 
ACC Select will broadcast a free webcast of the championship with coverage starting at 2 p.m. during Sunday’s round.
 
ACC Championships
Old North State Club
New London, NC
Par-72, 7,102 yards
Second Round Results
 
Team Results

 1. Georgia Tech     279-276-555
 2. Duke             280-282-562
 2. Wake Forest      280-283-563
 4. Virginia         286-280-566
 5. Clemson          284-285-569
 6. Virginia Tech    290-286-576
 7. Florida State    293-286-579
 7. NC State         287-292-579
 7. Maryland         290-289-579
10. North Carolina   297-284-581
11. Boston College   301-295-596
 
Individual Leaders
1. Chesson Hadley, Georgia Tech     69-66-135
1. Matt Hill, NC State              66-69-135
3. Adam Long, Duke                  65-71-136
4. Will Collins, Virginia           69-68-137
4. Brendan Gielow, Wake Forest      70-67-137
6. Lee Bedford, Wake Forest         67-72-139
6. Ben Kohles, Virginia             70-69-139
6. Brinson Paolini, Duke            73-66-139
6. Wes Roach, Duke                  69-70-139
6. Kyle Scott, Georgia Tech         71-68-139
 
Virginia
 4. Will Collins       69-68-137
 6. Ben Kohles         70-69-139
22. Mac McLaughlin     74-70-144
29. Amory Davis        73-73-146
53. Kyle Stough        80-75-155