Oct. 13, 2017
Jonesborough, Tenn. – The Virginia men’s golf team is in eighth place after the opening round of play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. The Cavaliers shot 1-under 287 and trail tournament leader Penn State by 10 shots.
UVA was led by sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.). He posted an opening-round score of 2-under 70 and is in 10th place. Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) is in 20th place at 71 while senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) is 28th at 72.
Sophomore Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) is in 49th place with a 74 while freshman Brandon Yoon (Ashburn, Va.) is 69th after shooting 78. Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu, Philippines) is competing as an individual and is in 28th place with a score of even par 72.
The tournament runs through Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
Par 72, 7,147 yards
First Round Results
Team Results 1. Penn State 277 2. Tennessee 280 3. UNC Wilmington 281 4. Louisville 282 4. Coastal Carolina 282 6. Kent State 283 7. Missouri 285 8. Virginia 287 9. Furman 291 9. Kansas State 29111. East Carolina 29512. East Tennessee State 29713. Villanova 29814. VCU 30015. Virginia Tech 301
Individual Leaders1. JD Hughes, Penn State 662. Patrick Cover, UNCW 672. Luis Ruiz, Coastal Carolina 672. Sean Wilcox, Tennessee 67
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