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Richmond in Second at A-10 Championship
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 04/27/2012
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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - The University of Richmond Spiders men's golf team had a terrific first round at the Atlantic 10 Championship on Friday, carding a score of 285 (-3).  With the total, the Spiders sit in second place, just one stroke back of George Washington who leads the 11-team field with a score of 284 (-4).

Junior Daniel Walker led the way for Richmond on Friday, tying for third place after the first day with a score of 70 (-2).  Walker totaled six birdies in the round, carding scores of 35 on both the front and back nine.

Just one stroke behind Walker in a tie for sixth place is senior Brad Miller.  On the day, Miller totaled a score of 71 (-1), recording three birdies in his first round.  Sitting in a tie for 11th place after 18 holes are junior Nick Austin and sophomore Jack Wilkes.  Both golfers played well, shooting rounds of 72 (E).

Rounding out the Spiders' effort on Friday was freshman Colin McDade, who sits in a tie for 46th with a score of 78 (+6).

The Richmond Spiders men's golf team will continue play at the Atlantic 10 Championship on Saturday morning, with tee times scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m.  Live stats for the second round of action can be found at RichmondSpiders.com.

Atlantic 10 Championship
Heron Bay GC - Par 72
First Round Team Standings
1. George Washington 284 (-4)
2. Richmond 285 (-3)
3. Charlotte 286 (-2)
4. Xavier 290 (+2)
5. Rhode Island 291 (+3)

Richmond Golfers
T3. Daniel Walker 70 (-2)
T6. Brad Miller 71 (-1)
T11. Nick Austin 72 (E)
T11. Jack Wilkes 72 (E)
T46. Colin McDade 78 (+6)


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