Salem, S.C. – The Virginia men’s golf team posted its best single-round total and tournament score of the season to finish fifth at the Clemson Invitational at The Cliffs at Keowee Falls in Salem, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 13-under 275 during Sunday’s final round for a three-day total of 22-under 842. Georgia Tech won the event at 52-under 812.
Senior All-American Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) equaled his career low 18-hole score, shooting 7-under 65, to lead the Cavaliers during the final round. He tied for seventh place at 10-under 206. Junior Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) tied with Walsh for seventh place. He shot 6-under 66 to post an under-par round for the third consecutive day.
Senior Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) was 29th at 1-under 215, his best finish and tournament score during the season. Sophomore Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) finished 33rd at 1-over 217. He shot 73 during the final round. Sophomore WeiWei Gao (Cebu, Philippines) rounded out UVA’s scoring with a season-best 54-hole score of 4-over 220.
Sophomore Max Siegfried (Villanova, Pa.), who competed as an individual, shot 73 and placed 53rd at 6-over 222. It was his first tournament appearance as a Cavalier.
UVA opens play at the ACC Championships April 18-20.
Clemson Invitational
The Cliffs at Keowee Falls
Salem, S.C.
Par 72, 7,103 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Georgia Tech       272-271-269-812
 2. Duke               275-278-270-823
 3. Georgia            273-276-281-830
 4. Clemson            283-273-280-836
 5. Virginia           284-283-275-842
 6. UConn              295-279-279-853
 7. Col. of Charleston 291-287-284-862
 8. UNCW               294-288-287-869
 9. Wofford            292-298-282-872
 9. Boston College     300-287-285-872
11. Furman             285-290-299-874
11. Louisiana Tech     300-293-290-883
12. Army               294-293-301-888
12. Elon               302-292-294-888
15. Western Carolina   304-289-304-897
Individual Leaders
1. Bryson Nimmer, Clemson            66-69-64-199
2. Adrien Pendaries, Duke            64-68-68-200
3. Luke Schniederjans, Georgia Tech  69-62-71-202
Virginia Results
 7. Thomas Walsh    73-68-65-206
 7. Andrew Orischak 70-70-66-206
29. Ashton Poole    72-72-71-215
33. Jimmie Massie   70-74-73-217
44. WeiWei Gao      72-73-75-220
53. Max Siegfried*  74-75-73-222