July 11, 2017
Charlottesville, Va. - Virginia head men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent has been named Coach of the Year by the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association. The All-State first team included Cavaliers Derek Bard (Virginia), Jimmy Stanger (Virginia) and Thomas Walsh. They were joined on the first team by Ryan Cole (James Madison) and Mark Lawrence, Jr. (Virginia Tech).
Virginia finished sixth or better in 10 of 13 events during the 2016-17 regular season, including four victories and two runner-up performances. The Cavaliers finished sixth at the ACC Championships and a program-best 10th-place showing at the NCAA Championships. UVA was ranked No. 12 by Golfstat and No. 17 by Golfweek/Sagarin at the end of the season.
Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) was named to the PING All-America first team, in addition to earning All-ACC and All-East Region honors. He led the Cavaliers with a 70.94 stroke average and was recognized as the Men’s Golf ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 season. Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) posted a 71.44 stroke average and was named to the All-ACC team, Division I All-East Region team and an honorable mention All-American. He won the Palmetto Intercollegiate and had three additional top-10 finishes during the season. Walsh (High Point, N.C.) competed in every event for the Cavaliers and was third on the team in scoring with a 72.54 average. He was also named an honorable mention All-American.
UVA junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) was selected to the All-State second team. He was joined by Mickey DeMorat (Liberty), Keegan Hoff (Richmond), Isaiah Logue (Liberty) and Sarit Suwannarut (Virginia Tech).
Virginia State Golf Coaches Association
2017 All-State Teams (Players listed alphabetically by school)
Derek Bard, Sr., Virginia
Ryan Cole, Sr., James Madison
Mark Lawrence, So., Virginia Tech
Jimmy Stanger, Sr., Virginia
Thomas Walsh, So., Virginia
Mickey DeMorat, Jr., Liberty
Keegan Hoff, Sr., Richmond
Isaiah Logue, Jr. Liberty
Sarit Suwannarut, Fr., Virginia Tech
Danny Walker, Jr., Virginia
Sky's the Limit for UVA Pole VaulterTrack & Field, Cross Country7/20/17Jeff Jernigan, who over the course of his UVA career became one of the ACC's top pole vaulters, was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in May.Graduate Transfers Bolster Offensive LineFootball7/18/17Graduate transfers John Montelus and Brandon Pertile will compete for starting jobs on the offensive line when UVA opens training camp late this month.'Hoos Hope to Build Momentum EarlyFootball7/15/17Four of Virginia's first five football games this season will be at Scott Stadium.
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.
Hoos Dominate All-State Golf Team
M. Golf | 7/11/2017
Virginia head men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent has been named Coach of the Year by the...
Stanger Named Men’s Golf ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
M. Golf | 6/26/2017
Jimmy Stanger has been recognized as the 2017 ACC Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Stanger and Sargent Top VaSID Golf Honors
M. Golf | 6/23/2017
Virginia senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) and Cavalier head coach Bowen Sargent were the...
Bard & Walsh Join Stanger on PING All-America Team
M. Golf | 6/22/2017
Virginia men’s golfers Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) and Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) ...
Stanger and Bard Named to Golfweek All-America Teams
M. Golf | 6/14/2017
Virginia senior men’s golfers Jimmy Stanger (New Hartford, N.Y.) and Derek Bard (New...
Stanger Helps U.S. Team Win Arnold Palmer Cup
M. Golf | 6/11/2017
Recent UVA graduate Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.), helped the United States reclaim the Arnold...
Former Cavalier Derek Bard Wins Monroe Invitational
M. Golf | 06/10/2017
Former Virginia men’s golfer Derek Bard took top honors at the 77th-annual Monroe...
Former Cavalier Ben Kohles Qualifies for U.S. Open
M. Golf | 06/05/2017
Former Virginia men’s golfer Ben Kohles has qualified for the 2017 U.S. Open Championship.
- Online Stores