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Tampa, FL – Led by three players who are in the top-10 on the leaderboard, the 25th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team grabbed a 16-shot lead after the first two rounds of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate taking place at the Old Memorial Golf Club in Tampa, Fla. The Cavaliers had rounds of 6-under 282 and 14-under 274 for an opening day score of 556.

Florida State and Auburn are tied for second place at 572.

Virginia was paced by junior Ben Kohles who posted rounds of 67 and 65 for an opening day total of 12-under 132. He leads the field by three shots heading into Sunday’s final round of play. North Carolina’s Jack Fields is in second place at 135.

Joining Kohles near the top of the leaderboard are seniors Amory Davis and Will Collins. Davis fired off rounds of 71 and 69 to stand at 5-under 139. Collins is in eighth place at 141 after posting scores of 71 and 70. Ben Rusch is in 21st place at 144 including scores of 73 and 71. Mac McLaughlin is 32nd at 149 with rounds of 74 and 75. Cory Siegfried, playing as a non-scoring individual, is in 53rd place at 154.

Virginia will tee off at 8:50 a.m. during Sunday’s final round.

Gary Koch Intercollegiate
Old Memorial Golf Club
Tampa, FL
Par 72, 7,400 yards
First & Second Round Results

Team Results
1. Virginia 282-274-556
2. Florida State 289-283-572
2. Auburn 291-281-572
4. Coastal Carolina 288-290-578
4. Middle Tennessee 289-289-578
6. UNC Greensboro 294-287-581
6. North Florida 287-294-581
8. North Carolina 295-288-583
8. Col. of Charleston 295-288-583
10. Georgia Southern 301-289-590
11. Kentucky 299-298-597
12. South Florida 310-298-608

Top Individuals
1. Ben Kohles, Virginia 67-65-132
2. Jack Fields, North Carolina 66-69-135
3. Brooks Koepka, Florida State 69-68-137
4. Michael Hebert, Auburn 70-68-138
4. Brett Petterson, Middle Tenn. 68-70-138
6. John Duke Hudson, Charleston 71-68-139
6. Amory Davis, Virginia 71-68-139
8. Jason Millard, Middle Tenn. 69-72-141
8. Kevin Aylwin, North Florida 70-71-141
8. Drew Ernst, Coastal Carolina 69-72-141
8. Will Collins, Virginia 71-70-141

Virginia Scores
1. Ben Kohles 67-65-132
6. Amory Davis 71-68-139
8. Will Collins 71-70-141
21. Ben Rusch 73-71-144
32. Mac McLaughlin 74-75-149
53. Cory Siegfried *74-70-154
*Non-scoring individual

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