UVa Golfers Improve to Third Place at Northern Intercollegiate
Sept. 6, 2014
Sugar Grove, Ill. – The 13th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team posted the best score of the second round to climb into a tie for third place at the Northern Intercollegiate. The Cavaliers shot 8-over 296 and enter Sunday’s final round with a score of 17-over 593. The 13-team tournament is being played Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill.
Sophomore Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) carded the Cavaliers’ best second-round score, shooting 1-over 73 to move into a tie for 15th place with teammate Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) at 5-over 149. Bard shot 75 during Saturday’s competition.
Freshman Austen Truslow (New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) is UVa’s overall leader in ninth place at 4-over 148. Truslow posted a score of 2-over 74 for the second consecutive day.
Winthrop continues to lead the field. The Eagles shot 14-over 302 on Saturday for a 36-hole total of 587. Purdue is second at 591 and Houston is tied with UVa for third place.
Winthrop’s Zach Seabolt enters the final round with a five-shot lead over Houston’s Martino in the race for medalist honors. Seabolt finished the second round at 6-under 138.
Virginia is without senior All-American Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) in its lineup. He is in Japan preparing for the World Amateur Team Championships.
Virginia will tee off at 9:31 a.m. during the final round. The Cavaliers will be paired with Winthrop and Purdue. Live scoring is online at www.birdiefire.com.
Rich Harvest Farms
Sugar Grove, Ill.
Par-72, 7,236 yards
Second Round Results
1. Winthrop 285-302-587
2. Purdue 293-298-591
3. Virginia 297-296-593
3. Houston 294-299-593
5. Ohio State 290-304-594
6. Marquette 298-299-597
7. Louisville 296-306-602
8. Ball State 294-311-605
8. North Texas 304-301-605
10. UCF 299-310-609
11. Indiana 307-317-624
12. Northern Illinois 315-314-629
13. Lamar 313-317-630
1. Zach Seabolt, Winthrop 66-72-138
2. Vincent Martino, Houston 72-71-143
3. Patrick Sanchez, Marquette 76-69-145
4. Philippe Schweizer, Purdue 74-72-146