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UVA rolls in VCU Shootout

MANAKIN-SABOT, VA (WWBT) - 21st-ranked Virginia men's golf team slaughtered an impressive field, and smashed the team tournament scoring record en route to victory at the VCU Shootout.

The Cavaliers finished the 54-hole event at the par-72 Hermitage Country Club at 27-under 837 to better runner-up East Carolina by seven shots. Virginia shot 10-under 278 during Tuesday's final round. The Cavaliers posted scores of 2-under 286 and 15-under 273 during Monday's opening 36 holes.

The Cavaliers were led by the fourth-place finishes of senior Ben Kohles and freshman Denny McCarthy. Both players posted scores of 8-under 208. Kohles carded a 70 during the final round while McCarthy shot even par 72. It was the 18th top-10 finish during Kohles' career.

Iowa State's Scott Fernandez took medalist honors at 11-under 205.

Richmond Spider Nick Austin went 67-69 in his final two rounds to be the highest scorer from UR.  The James River product finished tied for 7th.

UVA Junior Mac McLaughlin recorded the team's best round Tuesday. He shot 5-under 67 to move up to a tie for 11th place with teammate Bruce Woodall at 4-under 212. It was McLaughlin's best round as a Cavalier and his low tournament score. Woodall also bettered his previous best collegiate tourney score by one stroke.

VCU Shootout
Hermitage Country Club
Manakin Sabot, VA
Par-72, 6,955 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Virginia       286-273-278-837
 2. East Carolina  283-280-281-844
 3. Wichita State  287-279-286-852
 4. Iowa State     280-284-290-854
 5. Virginia Tech  280-282-293-855
 6. Wake Forest    287-284-285-856
 7. Charlotte      298-275-290-863
 7. Richmond       295-285-283-863
 7. UNC Greensboro 280-297-286-863
10. Maryland       294-285-286-865
11. North Carolina 289-282-298-869
12. VCU            295-287-290-872
13. UNC Wilmington 297-292-297-876
14. Old Dominion   301-286-291-878
15. James Madison  297-297-302-896

Individual Leaders
1. Scott Fernandez, Iowa State    66-69-70-205
2. Adam Stephenson, East Carolina 67-71-68-206
3. Harold Varner, East Carolina   69-68-70-207
4. Ben Kohles, Virginia           73-65-70-208
4. Denny McCarthy, Virginia       70-66-72-208
6. Charlie Harrison, Wake Forest  68-71-71-210

Virginia Results
 4. Ben Kohles      73-65-70-208
 4. Denny McCarthy  70-66-72-208
11. Bruce Woodall   72-71-69-212
11. Mac McLaughlin  74-71-67-212
39. Ben Rusch       71-73-75-219
33. Ji Soo Park*    72-72-74-218
63. Cory Siegfried* 75-74-74-223
* Competing as an individual

VCU Results
T21 Marc Dobias (1) 75 69 71 215
26 Chase Sargent (3) 72 72 72 216
T53 Matt Smith (2) 75 74 72 221
T63 Rocky Khara (5) 75 72 76 223
T68 Matt Ball, Jr. (4) 73 77 75 225

Virginia Tech Results

T11 Scott Vincent (2) 71 69 72 212
T21 Mikey Moyers (1) 70 69 76 215
T21 Trevor Cone (3) 69 72 74 215
T27 Blake Redmond (4) 70 72 75 217
T39 Bryce Chalkley (5) 72 75 72 219

Richmond Results
T7 Nick Austin (3) 75 67 69 211
T21 Colin McDade (4) 72 72 71 215
T39 Brad Miller (2) 74 72 73 219
T39 Jack Wilkes (5) 74 74 71 219
T68 Daniel Walker (1) 79 74 72 225

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