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April 18, 2015

New Haven, Conn. – – The 23rd-ranked Virginia men’s golf is in third place after the first day of the Yale Spring Invitational. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 1-over 281 and 8-over 288 on the Yale Golf Course for a 36-hole total of 569. Wake Forest leads the 14-team field at 554 followed by Clemson in second place at 563.

UVa was led by junior Kyle Kochevar (Glen Ellyn, Ill.), who shot 1-under 139 to stand third entering Sunday’s final round of play. Kochevar posted scores of 69 and 70. Both rounds were career bests for him.

Sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is in 10th place at 142 followed by Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) in 13th place at 143 while Ji Soo Park (Clifton, Va.) is 22nd at 145 and Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) is 53rd at 151. Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) was scratched for the UVa lineup due to illness.

Paired with Clemson and Wake Forest, UVa will start Sunday’s final round at 8:45 a.m. from the first hole. The tournament is the Cavaliers’ final regular-season event.

The Yale Spring Invitational
The Course at Yale
New Haven, Conn.
Par 70, 6,775 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results 1. Wake Forest     274-280-554 2. Clemson         284-279-563 3. Virginia        281-288-569 4. Duke            276-294-570 5. Yale            282-298-580 5. Michigan State  286-294-580 7. Virginia Tech   288-293-581 8. Harvard         284-298-582 9. Hartford        287-299-586 9. Brown           291-295-58611. Towson          286-304-59012. Connecticut     300-292-59212. Boston College  290-302-59214. Yale (B)        317-313-630
Individual Leaders1. Davis Womble, Wake Forest 70-66-1362. Paul McBride, Wake Forest 68-70-1383. Billy Kennerly, Clemson 72-67-1393. Kyle Kochevar, Virginia 69-70-139
Virginia Results 3. Kyle Kochevar 69-70-13910. Derek Bard 69-73-14213. Danny Walker 72-71-14322. Ji Soo Park 71-74-14553. Jimmy Stanger 73-78-151="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>="http:>
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