Skip to simplified nav
Walsh Named to ACC Men’s Golf All-ACC Team

Thomas Walsh
Thomas Walsh

May 10, 2018

Charlottesville, Va. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today Virginia junior men’s golfer Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) has been named to the 2018 All-ACC team.

Walsh received the honor automatically by winning the 2018 ACC Individual Championship. Had he not done so, he would have also been recognized based on the league’s selection criteria. The All-ACC Team, Player and Freshman of the Year were decided by a combination of the Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin rankings in conjunction with a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches, while Coach of the Year was selected by a vote of the coaches.

Walsh took medalist honors at the ACC Championship by shooting a tournament-record 16-under 200 at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. It was the first collegiate win of his career. Walsh leads Virginia with a 70.65 stroke average. He ranks No. 58 in the current Golfstat standings and is No. 74 in the Golfweek individual poll.

Walsh and the Cavaliers open play at the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla., on Monday, May 14.

ACC Player of the Year
Stephen Franken, NC State

Freshman of the Year
John Pak, Florida State

Coach of the Year
Bruce Heppler, Georgia Tech

2017-18 Men’s Golf All-ACC Team
Bryson Nimmer, Clemson
Turk Pettit, Clemson
Doc Redman, Clemson
Alex Smalley, Duke
Harry Ellis, Florida State
John Pak, Florida State
Noah Norton, Georgia Tech
Chris Petefish, Georgia Tech
Luke Schniederjans, Georgia Tech
Tyler Strafaci, Georgia Tech
Ben Griffin, North Carolina
Stephen Franken, NC State
Thomas Walsh, Virginia
Mark Lawrence, Virginia Tech
Cameron Young, Wake Forest




Top Videos
Jeff White
Carla Williams
Shared Vision Unites Mendenhall and Williams
General Release
Virginia's new athletics director, Carla Williams, has formed a strong working relationship with head football coach Bronco Mendenhall.
Beth Lillie
Lillie Helps Lead Cavaliers' Resurgence
Women's Golf
Beth Lillie, one of four freshmen named to the All-ACC team, is second in scoring average for UVA, which plays in the NCAA championships this week.
Jake McCarthy
McCarthy's Return Sparks Cavaliers
After missing 34 games with a wrist injury, junior Jake McCarthy returned to the lineup and helped UVA secure a critical ACC series win over Georgia Tech.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

More Headlines
Online Stores
Cavalier Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop