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Statesboro, GA – The 17th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team finished third at the Schenkel Invitational with a 54-hole score of 6-under 858. The Cavaliers shot 5-over 293 during Sunday’s final round. Florida and Auburn tied for first place at 16-under 848. The Tigers defeated the Gators on the first playoff hole to claim the team championship.

Virginia was led by Ben Kohles’ fifth place finish at 5-under 211. He shot even par 72 during the final round. Amory Davis joined Kohles near the top of the leaderboard, finishing seventh at 212. He led the Cavaliers with a 2-under 70 during the final round.

Kohles notched the 15th top-10 showing in his career. It was the fifth time this season he has led the Cavaliers in scoring and marked the sixth time he has finished in the top-10.

Davis’s showing was the 10th time in his career he has placed in the top 10.

Ben Rusch shot 75 Sunday and was 15th overall at 1-over 217. Bruce Woodall carded a 77 during the final round to finish 26th at 3-over 219. Will Collins was 36th at 5-over 221. Collins shot 76 during the final round.

Florida’s Bank Vongvanij took medalist honors at 9-under 207. He finished one stroke ahead of North Florida’s Kevin Aylvin and Auburn’s Kyle Kopsick.

The Cavaliers next tournament gets underway March 27 when UVa plays at Hootie @Bulls Bay in Awendaw, S.C.

Schenkel Invitational
Par-72, 6,962 yards
Forest Heights Country Club
Statesboro, GA

Final Results
1. Florida 282-278-288-848
1. Auburn 279-275-294-848
3. Virginia 288-277-293-858
4. LSU 287-277-298-862
5. North Florida 291-282-290-863
6. NC State 292-278-295-865
7. North Carolina 292-292-296-880
7. Minnesota 301-280-299-880
7. Georgia Southern 297-285-298-880
10. Tennessee 289-289-303-881
11. Mississippi 304-292-287-883
12. Notre Dame 291-287-310-888
13. Vanderbilt 302-287-307-896
13. Kentucky 306-292-298-896
15. Mississippi State 303-302-311-916

Individual Leaders
1. Bank Vongvanij, Florida 66-68-73-207
2. Kevin Aylwin, North Florida 70-71-67-208
2. Kyle Kopsick, Auburn 71-69-68-208
4. Philip Choi, Florida 69-70-71-210
5. Blayne Barber, Auburn 68-70-73-211
5. Ben Kohles, Virginia 70-69-72-211
7. Niclas Carlsson, Auburn 69-67-76-212
7. Albin Choi, NC State 74-67-71-212
7. Amory Davis, Virginia 73-69-70-212

Virginia Results
5. Ben Kohles 70-69-72-211
7. Amory Davis 73-69-70-212
15. Ben Rusch 73-69-75-217
26. Bruce Woodall 72-70-77-219
36. Will Collins 73-72-76-221

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