UVa Men's Golfers Tie for First at Navy Invitational
April 21, 2013
Annapolis, Md. – The Virginia men’s golf team tied for first place with Pennsylvania at the Navy Spring Invitational at the Naval Academy Golf Course. The two teams finished at 31-over 599. The Quakers won a playoff between the two teams for the event’s championship trophy.
After shooting 10-over 294 during Saturday’s first round, the Cavaliers posted a score of 21-over 305 Sunday.
Mac McLaughlin led Virginia with a ninth-place finish at 7-over 149. He shot 79 during the final round. David Pastore was 12th overall at 150. Denny McCarthy, Nick Tremps and Ji Soo Park all tied for 20th at 10-over 152.
McLaughlin’s finish was his fourth top-10 performance of the season and also marked the fourth time this year he has led UVa in scoring. Pastore’s showing was his best as a collegiate.
Virginia’s finish marked the first time the Cavaliers have placed first at a tournament since the VCU Shootout to open the 2011-12 season. The co-title was the 11th tournament title by the Cavaliers during head coach Bowen Sargent’s nine-year tenure at Virginia.
The Cavaliers will compete at the ACC Championships April 26-28 in New London, N.C.
Navy Spring Invitational
Naval Academy Golf Club
Par 71, 6,611 yards
1. Virginia 294-305-599 1. Pennsylvania 298-301-599 3. Virginia Tech 296-305-601 3. Wake Forest 296-305-601 5. Long Island 300-303-603 6. George Washington 301-307-608 7. Navy 294-315-609 8. Delaware 306-303-609 9. Towson 305-305-61010. Navy (Gold) 307-306-61311. Hartford 310-304-61412. St. Joesph’s 310-306-61613. Lehigh 310-317-62714. St. Francis 313-317-63015. Emory 313-318-63116. Bucknell 304-331-63517. Mount St. Mary’s 321-317-63818. Lafayette 318-324-64219. Siena 314-331-64520. Navy (White) 317-334-65121. Colgate 331-327-658
Individual Results1. Joe Gunerman, Towson 75-69-1442. Evan Beck, Wake Forest 70-75-1452. Trevor Cone, Virginia Tech 76-69-1454. Obediah Ayton, Long Island U. 73-73-1465. Max Marsico, Pennsylvania 72-75-1475. Scott Vincent, Virginia Tech 71-76-147