Feb. 17, 2018
Lihu’e, Hawaii – The Virginia men’s golf team moved up two spots during the final day of play at the John Burns Intercollegiate to finish tied for fourth place. The Cavaliers shot 1-under 287 during Saturday’s final round for a three-day total of 6-under 858. UVA shared fourth place with Arizona.
No. 4 Texas A&M posted a final round score of 14-under 274 to take home the team title at 29-under 835.
Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led Virginia for the second consecutive day, shooting 3-under 69 to finish in fifth place at 6-under 210. It was Walsh’s seventh top-10 finish during his career. After shooting 1-over 73 in the first round, he played his final 36 holes at 7-under par.
Sophomore Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C) posted his best finish as a Cavalier. He shot 1-under 71 and ended play in seventh place at 4-under 212. His only other top-10 finish came last year at the same tournament. Orischak shot under par during all three rounds in Hawaii.
Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu City, Philippines) placed 64th at 224. He was a counter during UVA’s final round, carding a score of 1-over 73.
UVA returns to action March 5-6 at the Cleveland Palmetto tournament in Aiken, S.C.
John Burns Intercollegiate
Wailua Golf Course
Par-72, 6,991 yards
Team Results 1. Texas A&M 283-278-274-835 2. North Carolina 284-283-285-852 2. UNLV 270-285-297-852 4. Virginia 291-280-287-858 4. Arizona 288-278-292-858 6. St. Mary's 285-289-287-861 7. UNC Wilmington 301-284-279-864 7. Grand Canyon 293-281-290-864 9. BYU 284-286-295-86510. Utah 285-287-295-867 11. Long Beach State 287-290-293-87012. Fresno State 297-286-292-87513. New Mexico 300-281-296-87714. UC Irvine 298-285-295-87815. UTEP 299-291-291-88116. UC Santa Barbara 303-292-290-88517. Washington State 296-297-298-89118. Northern Colorado 307-289-298-89419. CSU Northridge 301-307-301-90920. Hawaii 309-307-301-917
Individual Leaders1. Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M 69-67-67-2032. Blake McShea, UNCW 72-66-68-2063. Perry Cohen, St. Mary's 68-70-71-2093. Josh Gliege, Texas A&M 69-71-69-209
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