UVa Men's Golfers In Fifth Place After 36 Holes at NCAA East Regional
New Haven, CT – The 19th ranked Virginia men’s golf team is in fifth place after two rounds of play at the NCAA East Regional in New Haven, Conn. The Cavaliers shot 3-over 283 Friday at The Course at Yale for a two-day total
of 5-over 565. The final round of the 54-hole tournament is set for Saturday. The top five teams will advance to the NCAA Championships.
Texas and Kent State are tied for first place in the 14-team field at 5-under 555. Penn State is third at 560 and UCLA is fourth at 563. Three teams, East Tennessee State, UNC Wilmington and Charlotte are one shot behind the Cavaliers.
Will Collins leads the Virginia players with a 36-hole total of even par 140. He is in 14th place after shooting 1-over 71 Friday. Henry Smart led the Cavaliers during the second round with a 2-under 68, the best single-round of his career. He moved up to 19th overall at 1-over 141. Kyle Stough is also tied for 19th place after shooting 70 Friday.
Amory Davis and Ben Kohles both carded scores of 4-over 74 during the second round. Davis is in 34th place at 143 and Kohles is 55th at 147.
East Tennessee State’s Rhys Enoch leads the field at 7-under 133. Penn State’s Kevin Foley is in second place at 134.
The Cavaliers will tee off starting at 7:50 a.m. during the final round of play from the first hole. UVa will be paired with UCLA and UNC Wilmington. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com
NCAA East Regional
The Course at Yale
New Haven, CT
Par 70, 6,749 yards
Second Round Results
1. Texas 274-281-555
1. Kent State 277-278-555
3. Penn State 277-283-560
4. UCLA 282-281-563
5. Virginia 282-283-565
6. East Tennessee State 278-288-566
6. UNC Wilmington 286-280-566
6. Charlotte 285-281-566
9. Vanderbilt 285-283-568
10. Alabama 281-290-571
10. South Carolina 286-285-571
12. SE Louisiana 288-285-573
13. Columbia 289-297-586
14. Lafayette 307-297-604
1. Rhys Enoch, East Tennessee St. 65-68-133
2. Kevin Foley, Penn State 67-67-134
3. Cody Gribble, Texas 64-71-135
3. Kevin Miller, Kent State 67-68-135
5. Lance Lopez, Texas 68-68-136
6. Alex Kim, UCLA 67-70-137
6. Wesley Bryan, South Carolina 71-66-137
6. T.J. Howe, Penn State 69-68-137
9. Hunter Hamrick, Alabama 70-68-138
14. Will Collins 69-71-140
19. Henry Smart 73-68-141
19. Kyle Stough 71-70-141
34. Amory Davis 69-74-143
55. Ben Kohles 73-74-147