UVa Golfers in 26th Place with 3rd Round Play Suspended
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Toledo, Ohio – The Virginia men’s golf team was in 26th place when play in the third round of the NCAA Championships was suspended due to darkness. The Cavaliers will complete their final round Friday morning when play resumes at 7 a.m. UVa’s players are all within three holes of finishing the round.
Virginia stood at 14-over for the round when play was stopped. Sophomore Will Collins was leading the team at 1-over after 17 holes. Senior Conrad Von Borsig was at 3-over with three holes left to play. Junior Kyle Stough was at four over with three holes remaining, freshman Bruce Woodall managed to complete his round at 5-over and fellow first-year Ben Kohles stood 8-over with three holes left to complete.
The top eight teams from the three rounds of stroke play will begin head-to-head match play Friday morning and Saturday to determine the national champion. The top eight teams from stroke play were Oklahoma State (849), Arizona State (862), USC (865), Arkansas (865), Washington (865), Michigan (868), Texas A&M (869) and Georgia (869).
NC State’s Matt Hill will be crowned the individual champion when stroke play is completed. No competitor still on the course when play was stopped was within 10 shots of his 6-under 207. The NCAA title will be his eighth individual title this year for the Wolfpack. Clemson’s Kyle Stanley will finish second at 4-under 209. Both of those players qualified as individuals since their teams did not advance through regional play.
Live scoring of the event is online at Golfstat.com.