Cavalier Golfers Finish Second at Northern Intercollegiate

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Denny McCarthy

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Denny McCarthy
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Sep 8, 2013

Sugar Grove, Ill. - The Virginia men's golf team finished second Sunday at the 15-team Northern Intercollegiate to open its fall season. The Cavaliers completed play at 3-over 867, just one shot behind tournament champion UCF. The Golden Knights posted the day's best final round score, shooting 5-under 283, to capture the title. Virginia closed out play with score of 1-under 287.

Virginia had three players turn in top-10 finishes. Junior Denny McCarthy led the Cavaliers with a fourth-place effort, shooting 2-under 214. He shot 1-under 71 during the final round. Junior Ji Soo Park matched McCarthy's final-round score and moved up to ninth overall at 1-over 217. Freshman Jimmy Stanger, making his collegiate debut, also finished ninth. He posted a final round score of 73.

McCarthy's finish marked the eighth time during his career he recorded a top-10 finish. Last year he was the medalist at the tournament.

David Pastore shot 72 Sunday and moved up to 15th place at 219. Nick Tremps had his best single round of the event, shooting 73, to improve to 74th place at 240.

Houston's Roman Robledo took home medalist honors at 5-under 211.

The Cavaliers return to play Sept. 20-22 when they travel to Nashville, Tenn., for the Dick's Sporting Goods Intercollegiate.

Northern Intercollegiate
Rich Harvest Farms
Sugar Grove, Ill.
Par-72, 7,236 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. UCF               290-293-283-866
 2. Virginia          289-291-287-867
 3. Houston           279-293-297-869
 4. Liberty           281-296-294-871
 5. Kentucky          286-303-294-883
 6. Ball State        293-302-296-891
 7. Ohio State        311-296-288-895
 8. Indiana           306-297-296-899
 9. North Texas       304-305-293-902
10. UT Arlington      301-298-306-905
10. Louisville        298-312-295-905
12. St. Mary's (CA)   300-308-301-909
13. Miami (Ohio)      315-309-303-927
14. San Diego         321-300-309-930
15. Northern Illinois 325-333-318-976

Individual Leaders 1. Roman Robledo, Houston 68-70-73-211 2. Greg Eason, UCF 77-68-67-212 3. Chase Marinell, Liberty 71-72-70-213 4. Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty 70-71-73-214 4. David Mills, Indiana 74-68-72-214 4. Denny McCarthy 71-72-71-214

Virginia Results 4. Denny McCarthy 71-72-71-214 9. Ji Soo Park 76-70-71-217 9. Jimmy Stanger 70-74-73-217 15. David Pastore 72-75-72-219 74. Nick Tremps 85-82-73-240