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McCarthy Ties for Second at ACC Championships

Denny McCarthy

April 27, 2014

New London, N.C. - Virginia junior men's golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) used a final round score of 5-under 67 to tie for second at the ACC Championships at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. McCarthy's effort helped Virginia improve to a fifth-place finish at 2-under 862. Georgia Tech claimed the team title with a 54-hole score of 25-under 839. Florida State was second at 845 while Clemson was third at 851.

McCarthy's 54-hole total was 7-under 209. He opened the tournament with back-to-back rounds of 1-under 71. It was McCarthy's second top-five finish at the ACC Championships. He placed fourth in 2012, also shooting 7-under 209. McCarthy, ranked No. 16 nationally by Golfstat, posted his sixth top-five finish this season in 10 tournament appearances.

Virginia shot 12-under 276 during Sunday's final round to tie its lowest 18-hole score in ACC Tournament history.

UVa senior Ben Rusch (Weinfelden, Switzerland) equaled McCarthy's final-round effort, also shooting 5-under 67, to pull off a top-10 finish. The 2012 ACC individual champion, Rusch tied for ninth at 3-under 213.

Ji Soo Park (Clifton, Va.), UVa's top finisher at last year's ACC Championship, was 31st overall at 4-over 220. He carded a final round score of 70. David Pastore (Greenwich, Conn.) was 35th at 22 and Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) was 43rd at 224. Patore finished with a 73 while Bard ended the tournament with a 72.

Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans took home medalist honors by shooting 12-under 204. He finished five strokes ahead of McCarthy and teammate Anders Albertson, the 2013 ACC champion.

 

 

The fifth-ranked Yellow Jackets victory was their 13th ACC title.

ACC Championships
Old North State Club
New London, NC
Par-72, 7,102 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Georgia Tech     288-278-273-839
 2. Florida State    284-284-277-845
 3. Clemson          289-281-281-851
 4. Virginia Tech    298-284-275-857
 5. Virginia         294-292-276-862
 6. Wake Forest      290-283-291-864
 7. Notre Dame       294-287-291-872
 8. North Carolina   291-295-290-876
 9. NC State         293-296-293-882
10. Duke             293-301-290-884
11. Boston College   291-300-292-885
12. Maryland         299-294-296-887

Individual Leaders 1. Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech 65-70-69-204 2. Denny McCarthy, Virginia 71-71-67-209 2. Anders Albertson, Georgia Tech 76-68-65-209 4. Hank Lebioda, Florida State 68-71-71-210 4. Jack Maguire, Florida State 72-71-67-210

Virginia Results 2. Denny McCarthy 71-71-67-209 9. Ben Rusch 75-71-67-213 31. Ji Soo Park 73-77-70-220 35. David Pastore 75-74-73-222 43. Derek Bard 76-76-72-224

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