Charlottesville, Va. – The Golf Coaches Association of America have named UVA senior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) and junior Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) to its 2019 PING All-East Region Team. It was the second time Walsh has been honored by the organization and the first occasion for Orischak.
Walsh led UVA in stroke average this season with a 70.64 average. He had five top-10 finishes during his senior campaign and picked up his second career tournament victory, winning Toledo’s Inverness Intercollegiate. He was the team’s top finisher in six tournaments during the season. Walsh received an invitation to participate in the Sun Bowl All-American Classic where he placed 14th. Earlier this season, he picked up All-ACC honors for the second time in his career.
Orischak was second on the UVA roster in stroke average at 71.70. He posted 16 rounds of par-or-better during the season. He was the Cavaliers’ top finisher during three tournaments this year and had top-10 performances at John Burns Intercollegiate and the Clemson Invitational.