Men's Golf Finishes 11th at Perry Maxwell Tournament
May 10, 1998
ARDMORE, Okla. – The University of Virginia golf team finished 11th on Sunday (May 10) in the 54-hole, 14-team Perry Maxwell Tournament. Oklahoma State won the team championship by one stroke over Auburn. Oklahoma State finished with a team total of 858 and Auburn had a team total of 859. Virginia had a team total of 893.
James Driscoll was the top player for the Cavaliers in the tournament. Driscoll finished tied for ninth in the individual competition after rounds of 76-72-68 for a 6-over-par total of 216.
Chris Wall of New Mexico won the individual competition with an even par total of 210 (66-74-70).
Other players for Virginia in the tournament included Cameron Yancey (tied for 30th, 73-72-76 221), Mike Mitchell (tied for 38th, 74-76-74 224), Lewis Chitengwa (tied for 53rd, 73-80-75 228) and Andrea Brotto (tied for 65th, 78-80-74 232).
The Cavaliers open play in the NCAA East Region Tournament on Thursday (May 14) on the Melrose Golf Course at Daufuskie Island in Hilton Head, S.C.
FINAL TEAM STANDINGS 1. Oklahoma State 858 2. Auburn 859 3. Georgia 864 South Carolina 864 5. Oklahoma 869 6. New Mexico 870 7. Texas 874 8. East Tennessee State 879 9. Mississippi State 887 Houston 887 11. Virginia 893 12. Tulsa 906 Baylor 906 14. Oklahoma (White) 920