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
Blackthorn Club
Jonesborough, Tenn.
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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