Sept. 10, 2016

After shooting 12-under 276 to open the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Dalton, Ga., the UVA men’s golf team almost duplicated that score during the second round of play. The Cavaliers shot 11-under 277 on Saturday and hold a three-shot lead over Auburn heading into Sunday’s final 18 holes of play at 23-under 553.

Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) and freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) both posted second-round scores of 5-under 67 to lead UVA. They are tied for fourth place at 7-under 137. Sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is two shots behind them on the leaderboard in seventh place. He shot 3-under 69 on Saturday.

Bard’s round featured nine birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey. Schaap started his day with a bogey and then piled up seven birdies and one more bogey during his round.

Senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.), UVA’s first-round leader, dropped back to 16th place after shooting 2-over 74. Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) is in 37th place at 3-over 147.

Live scoring of Sunday’s final round is online at

Carpet Capital Collegiate
The Farm Golf Club
Dalton, Ga.
Par 72, 7,012 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results 1. Virginia        276-277-553 2. Auburn          276-280-556 3. Clemson         283-282-565 4. LSU             284-284-567 5. Florida         284-285-569 6. Alabama         281-295-576 7. Tennessee       284-293-577 8. Kennesaw State  287-291-578 8. South Carolina  283-295-57810. Georgia Tech    286-295-58111. Memphis         303-289-59212. Dalton State    293-302-59513. Chattanooga     299-299-59814. North Florida   293-307-600
Individual Leaders1. Ryan Benton, Auburn 68-67-1351. Luke Schniederjans, Georgia Tech 69-66-1353. Sam Burns, LSU 71-65-136
Virginia Results 4. Derek Bard 70-67-137 4. Luke Schaap 70-67-137 7. Thomas Walsh 70-69-13916. Jimmy Stanger 67-74-14137. Danny Walker 69-78-147=""http:>=""http:>