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March 4, 2013

Dade City, Fla. – The Virginia men’s golf team dropped back to sixth place following the second round of play at the USF Invitational. The Cavaliers shot 12-over 300 Monday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla., for a 36-hole total of 13-over 589. NC State leads the 17-team field at 567 followed by South Carolina at 570.

The USF Invitational is Virginia’s first tournament of the spring.

Sophomore Denny McCarthy led the Cavaliers in scoring for the second consecutive day. He posted a score of 1-over 73 for a two-day total of 144. He enters Tuesday’s final round in 10th place. Ji Soo Park carded a round of 74 for a two-day total of 146. Park is in 18th place.

UVa freshman Alex Lloyd, playing in his first collegiate tournament, is in 32nd place at 149 following a second round 77. Mac McLaughlin is in 37th place at 150 and Nick McLaughlin is in 57th place at 153.

NC State’s Albin Choi shot 4-under 68 for the second consecutive day to top the leaderboard at 136, two shots ahead of Florida State’s Daniel Berger.

The tournament concludes Tuesday. The Cavaliers will tee off at 8:50 a.m. and will be paired with Kentucky and Mercer during the final round.

USF Invitational
Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club
Dade City, FL
Par-72, 7,060 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results

1. NC State 287-280-567 2. South Carolina 287-283-570 3. Florida State 293-286-579 4. Kentucky 295-287-582 5. Mercer 289-298-587 6. Virginia 289-300-589 7. South Florida 296-294-590 8. Kennesaw State 300-295-595 9. Louisville 296-304-60010. Troy 304-297-60110. Rice 300-301-60112. Middle Tennessee State 304-298-60213. Cincinnati 306-297-60314. DePaul 312-296-60814. Marquette 308-300-60816. Eastern Michigan 300-311-61117. Wisconsin 310-303-613

Individual Leaders1. Albin Choi, NC State 68-68-1362. Daniel Berger, Florida State 71-67-1383. Dykes Harbin, South Carolina 68-72-1403. Logan Harrell, NC State 69-71-1403. Stephen Powers, Kentucky 68-72-140

Virginia Results10. Denny McCarthy 71-73-14418. Ji Soo Park 72-74-14632. Alex Lloyd 72-77-14937. Mac McLaughlin 74-76-15057. Nick McLaughlin 74-79-153

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