PINEHURST, N.C. - Virginia Tech shot a three-day total of 867 and finished in second place at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate by Gatorade at the par-72, 7,035-yard Centennial Pinehurst #8 course in Pinehurst, N.C. The Hokies shot a final round 284 on Tuesday afternoon.
Senior Drew Weaver (High Point, N.C.) finished in second place overall with a three-round total of 212, three strokes behind medalist TJ Howe of Penn State. Weaver shot one-under-par 71 in the final round.
Sophomore Marshall Bailey (Fincastle, Va.) finished tied for third at 213. He also shot 71 on Tuesday. Redshirt junior Matt Boyd (Sugar Land, Texas) tied for 14th at 219, shooting a team-best 70 on Tuesday and redshirt senior Will Oldham (Spartanburg, S.C.) tied for 32nd at 223. Sophomore Garland Green (Tazewell, Va.) tied for 73rd at 230. Freshman Blake Redmond (Sugar Land, Texas) played the event as an individual and finished with a three-round total of 220 and tied for 22nd overall.
Penn State won the 20-team tournament with a three-round total of 862, five strokes ahead of the Hokies. Michigan State, Minnesota and VCU tied for third at 877 and UNC Wilmington was sixth at 883. Marquette was seventh at 887, Old Dominion was eighth at 890 and Miami of Ohio and Michigan tied for ninth at 891. The Hokies were the only ACC team in the field.
Virginia Tech returns to action on Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29 at the Furman Intercollegiate in Greenville, S.C.
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