Cavalier Golfers Finish Second at Northern Intercollegiate
Sep 8, 2013
Sugar Grove, Ill. – The Virginia men’s golf team finished second Sunday at the 15-team Northern Intercollegiate to open its fall season. The Cavaliers completed play at 3-over 867, just one shot behind tournament champion UCF. The Golden Knights posted the day’s best final round score, shooting 5-under 283, to capture the title. Virginia closed out play with score of 1-under 287.
Virginia had three players turn in top-10 finishes. Junior Denny McCarthy led the Cavaliers with a fourth-place effort, shooting 2-under 214. He shot 1-under 71 during the final round. Junior Ji Soo Park matched McCarthy’s final-round score and moved up to ninth overall at 1-over 217. Freshman Jimmy Stanger, making his collegiate debut, also finished ninth. He posted a final round score of 73.
McCarthy’s finish marked the eighth time during his career he recorded a top-10 finish. Last year he was the medalist at the tournament.
Houston’s Roman Robledo took home medalist honors at 5-under 211.
The Cavaliers return to play Sept. 20-22 when they travel to Nashville, Tenn., for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Intercollegiate.
Rich Harvest Farms
Sugar Grove, Ill.
Par-72, 7,236 yards
1. UCF 290-293-283-866 2. Virginia 289-291-287-867 3. Houston 279-293-297-869 4. Liberty 281-296-294-871 5. Kentucky 286-303-294-883 6. Ball State 293-302-296-891 7. Ohio State 311-296-288-895 8. Indiana 306-297-296-899 9. North Texas 304-305-293-90210. UT Arlington 301-298-306-90510. Louisville 298-312-295-90512. St. Mary’s (CA) 300-308-301-90913. Miami (Ohio) 315-309-303-92714. San Diego 321-300-309-93015. Northern Illinois 325-333-318-976
Individual Leaders1. Roman Robledo, Houston 68-70-73-2112. Greg Eason, UCF 77-68-67-2123. Chase Marinell, Liberty 71-72-70-2134. Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty 70-71-73-2144. David Mills, Indiana 74-68-72-2144. Denny McCarthy 71-72-71-214