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Oct. 11, 2013

Johnson City, Tenn. – The 14th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team is in 10th place following the opening round of play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate taking place in Johnson City, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 7-over 295 during the first round. Host school East Tennessee State leads the field at 11-under 277.

Virginia was led by freshman Derek Bard who shot 1-under 71 to finish the opening round in 15th place. Denny McCarthy and Ben Rusch are two strokes behind Bard and tied for 29th. Jimmy Stanger is in 64th place after shooting 78 and Ji Soo Park is 71st with an 81. , competing as an individual, is also tied for 15th after carding a 71.

East Tennessee State’s Rhys Pugh leads the field after shooting 6-under 66.

The second round of the tournament is set for Saturday and the final round will be played Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Blackthorn Club at the Ridges
Johnson City, Tenn.
Par-72, 7,147 yards
First Round Results

Team Results

1. East Tennessee State 277 2. Virginia Tech 284 3. Kent State 285 3. Coastal Carolina 285 5. Memphis 288 5. UNC Wilmington 288 7. Tennessee 290 7. Wake Forest 290 9. Furman 29210. Virginia 29510. Missouri 29512. Army 29613. Penn State 30514. Villanova 327

Individual Leaders1. Rhys Pugh, ETSU 662. Bryce Howell, Furman 672. Scott Vincent, Virginia Tech 672. Thomas Birdsey, Wake Forest 675. Ryan. Troyer, Kent State 68

Virginia Results15. Derek Bard 7115. Nick McLaughlin* 7129. Denny McCarthy 7329. Ben Rusch 7364. Jimmy Stanger 7871. Ji Soo Park 81* Competing as an individual

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