CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 33 Virginia men’s golf team opens play at the NCAA Regional in Kingston Springs, Tenn., on Monday, May 17. The 54-hole event runs through Wednesday at the par-71, 7,074-yard Golf Club of Tennessee. Virginia is the No. 6 seed in the 13-team field. The top five finishers from six NCAA regional sites advance to the NCAA Championships set for May 28-June 2 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Format
The three-day regional format calls for a single-round of play Monday through Wednesday. Play starts Monday at 7:30 a.m. CT. The Cavaliers are paired with Arkansas and San Diego State. Those teams will go off the 10th tee starting at 8 a.m. CT. Tuesday and Wednesday’s rounds are also scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. CT.

UVA Lineup
                                   Stroke   Low  Low
Golfer                Events Rds.    Avg.   Rd.  Tourney
WeiWei Gao (Sr.)         4    12    73.58   68   208
Andrew Orischak (Sr.)    6    18    73.72   68   210
Chris Fosdick (Fr.)      5    15    73.07   67   214
Pietro Bovari (So.)      6    18    72.89   67   213
George Duangmanee (Fr.)  7    21    72.95   67   208

Follow
Live scoring for NCAA Championship will be available online at Golfstat.com. Follow the Cavaliers on social media at Twitter: @UVAMensGolf & @BowenSargent and Instagram: UVAMensGolf.

The Field (in order of seed)
The field for the Kingston Springs Regional includes (listed by seed): 1. Clemson, 2. NC State, 3. Vanderbilt, 4. Arkansas, 5. San Diego State, 6. Virginia, 7. Charlotte, 8. Kent State, 9. UTSA, 10. Houston, 11. Loyola (Md.), 12. UCONN, 13. Iona.

The ACC
Virginia is one of 10 ACC schools participating in this year’s championship. Also making the tournament this year are: Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, NC State, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Wake Forest.

Regional History
The regional berth marks the 24th time since 1990 the Cavaliers have competed in postseason play. Virginia is looking to advance to the NCAA Championships for the 17th time in its history. In the team’s last NCAA Regional appearance in 2019, UVA placed seventh at the Stanford Regional. The NCAA Championships for men’s golf were canceled last year due to the pandemic.

The Cavaliers’ best NCAA Regional finish came in 2012 when the Cavaliers placed fourth. UVA has had an individual runner-up at regional sites three times, most recently by Denny McCarthy in 2013.

 

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