KINGSTON SPRING, Tenn. – The No. 33 Virginia men’s golf team is tied for eighth place after the opening day of play at the NCAA Regional in Kingston Springs, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 5-over 289 on the par-71 Golf Club of Tennessee course. NC State and Kent State shared the opening round lead at 7-under 277. The top five teams from the regional will advance to the NCAA Championships.

Virginia was led by sophomore Pietro Bovari who posted a score of 1-under 70, including birdies on his final two holes. Bovari ended the opening day of play in 15th place. Senior Andrew Orischak shot even par 71 and is tied for 19th position.

Senior WeiWei Gao is one shot behind Orischak in 29th place. UVA freshman George Duangmanee rounded out the team scoring with a 4-over 76. He is in 59th place. Freshman Chris Fosdick carded a round of 79 and is in 65th place.

The second round of the three-day tournament gets underway at 8:30 a.m. ET Tuesday. The Cavaliers will tee off at 9:25 a.m. ET from the first tee while paired with Clemson and Charlotte. Live scoring is online at

NCAA Kingston Springs Regional
The Golf Club of Tennessee
Kingston Springs, Tenn.
Par 71, 7,107 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. NC State          277

 1. Kent State        277
 3. Vanderbilt        279
 3. Houston           279
 5. San Diego State   281
 6. Arkansas          283
 7. Clemson           287
 8. Virginia          289
 8. Charlotte         289
10. UTSA              294
11. Loyola (Md.)      297
12. UConn             301
13. Iona              310

Individual Leaders
1. Reid Davenport, Vanderbilt        65

2. Maximilian Steinlechner, NC State 66
3. Will Kurtz, Kent State            67
3. Evan Brown, Loyola (Md.)          67

Virginia Results
15. Pietro Bovari      70

19. Andrew Orischak    71
29. WeiWei Gao         72
59. George Duangmanee  76
65. Chris Fosdick      79