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March 14, 2015

Tallahassee, Fla. – The No. 23 Virginia men’s golf team moved up five spots on the leaderboard into a tie for fourth place after the second round of play at the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee, Fla. The Cavaliers shot 7-under 281 on Saturday for a 36-hole total of 8-under 568.

UVa’s second round total was the second-best team total for the day. The Hoos trail tournament leader East Tennessee State (564) by four strokes. South Carolina is second at 566, Georgia Tech is third at 567 and Louisville is tied with Virginia.

UVa senior Ji Soo Park (Clifton, Va.) posted his best score of the season, shooting 4-under 68, to lead the Cavaliers. He moved up to 19th place overall at 3-under 141. Senior Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) continues to lead the Cavaliers. He enters Sunday’s final round in seventh place at 5-under 139. McCarthy shot 2-under 70 on Saturday.

Cavalier sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is in 10th place at 140 after shooting 71 during the second round. Sophomore Kyle Kochevar (Glen Ellyn, Ill.) is in 55th place at 148 and freshman Danny Walker (Bradendon, Fla.) is 80th position at 155. Kochevar shot 72 during the second round while Walker finished with a 76.

Sophomore Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.), who is competing as a non-scoring individual, is in 27th place after carding a score of 72 for the second consecutive day.

At 14-under 130, East Tennessee State’s Gudmundur Kristiansson holds a seven shot advantage over the field after 36 holes.

The third round of the 54-hole tournament will take place Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Seminole Intercollegiate
Southwood Golf Course
Tallahassee, Fla.
Par 72, 7,172 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results 1. East Tennessee State  276-288-564 2. South Carolina        285-281-566 3. Georgia Tech          287-280-567 4. Louisville            281-287-568 4. Virginia              287-281-568 6. Mercer                282-287-569 7. Florida State         284-288-572 7. Florida               289-283-572 9. James Madison         284-291-57510. South Florida         286-290-57610. Jacksonville          289-287-57612. Troy                  289-291-58013. Penn State            293-291-58414. Illinois State        285-305-59015. Cincinnati            301-291-59216. Western Kentucky      296-298-59417. George Washington     307-302-609
Individual Leaders1. Gudmundur Kristjansson, East Tennessee State 63-67-1302. Will Starke, South Carolina 68-69-1373. James Clark, Georgia Tech 69-69-1383. Jack Maguire, Florida State 68-70-1383. Adrian Meronk, East Tennessee State 71-67-1383. Robert Geibel, Louisville 69-69-138
Virginia Results 7. Denny McCarthy 69-70-13910. Derek Bard 69-71-14019. Ji Soo Park 73-68-14155. Kyle Kochevar 76-72-14880. Danny Walker 79-76-15527. Jimmy Stanger* 72-72-144* Competing as a non-scoring individual="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>
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