UVa Men's Golfers Remain in Fifth Place at U.S. Collegiate
Oct. 20, 2012
Alpharetta, Ga. – The Virginia men’s golf team stayed in fifth place after 36 holes of play at the 15-team U.S. Collegiate Championship taking place at The Golf Club of Atlanta in Alpharetta, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 6-over 294 for a two-day total of 13-over 589. UCLA leads the field at 4-over 580.
David Pastore led Virginia Saturday with a career-best score of 3-under 69. Pastore moved up to 11th place on the leaderboard at 1-over 145.
Denny McCarthy is in 29th place at 5-over 149 after shooting 77 during the second round. Mac McLaughlin and Ji Soo Park are tied for 40th overall at 150. Both players shot 2-over 74 during the second round. Nick McLaughlin, who led the team after the first round with a 71, dropped back to 63rd after a second round 84. He stands at 155 after 36 holes.
Oklahoma State’s Talor Gooch continues to lead the field in stroke play at 5-under 139.
The 15-team field includes 10 teams currently ranked in the top 25 of the Golfstat rankings.
The final round will take place Sunday with live scoring online at Golfstat.com.
U.S. Collegiate Championship
The Golf Club of Georgia
Par-72, 7,017 yards
Second Round Results
1. UCLA 297-283-580 2. Georgia Tech 291-291-582 3. USC 289-299-588 3. Oklahoma State 293-295-588 5. Virginia 295-294-589 6. Clemson 301-289-590 7. Wake Forest 291-303-594 7. Washington 297-297-594 9. Duke 305-290-595 9. Auburn 297-298-595 9. Stanford 306-289-59512. East Tennessee State 303-296-59913. Kent State 297-305-60214. Texas A&M 303-301-60415. Iowa 304-303-607
Individual Leaders1. Talor Gooch, Oklahoma State 68-71-1392. Anton Arboleda, UCLA 70-71-1412. Michael Johnson, Auburn 69-72-1414. Patrick Rodgers, Stanford 70-72-142