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UVa Women's Golfers Remain in Ninth Place After 36 Holes at Rucker Intercollegiate

Briana Mao

March 9, 2013

Hilton Head, S.C. - The 19th-ranked Virginia women's golf team remained in ninth place following the second round of play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate taking place at the Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, S.C. Virginia shot 19-over 303 Saturday for a two-day total of 36-over 604. Vanderbilt used a 2-under 282 to climb into first place at 10-over 578. LSU is second at 581.

Virginia sophomore Briana Mao equaled the low round of her career with a 2-under 69 to lead the Cavaliers during the second round. She moved up to 16th place overall at 6-over 148. Brittany Altomare carded a score of 7-over 78 to drop back to 26th at 150.

Cavaliers Portland Rosen and Elizabeth Brightwell are tied for 42nd at 153. Rosen shot 79 and Brightwell carded a score of 77 during the second round. Lauren Coughlin rounded out the UVa scoring in 64th place at 160. She also shot 79 during the second round.

Virginia will start its final round at 9:30 a.m. Sunday while paired with UCF and Tennessee. The Cavaliers will start on seventh tee with a shotgun start.

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Long Cove Club
Hilton Head, S.C.
Par 71, 6,211 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Vanderbilt     296-282-578
 2. LSU            295-286-581
 3. Alabama        297-288-585
 4. Arkansas       293-298-591
 5. North Carolina 295-299-594
 5. Arizona State  297-297-594
 7. Tennessee      297-301-598
 8. UCF            298-302-600
 9. Virginia       301-303-604
10. Georgia        308-299-607
11. TCU            311-305-616
12. South Carolina 314-305-619
12. Furman         313-306-619
14. Wake Forest    304-320-624
15. Auburn         315-316-631

Individual Leaders 1. Madelene Sagstrom, LSU 71-67-138 2. Noemi Jimenez, Arizona State 72-69-141 3. Irina Gabasa, Vanderbilt 75-68-143 4. Casey Grice, North Carolina 71-73-144 4. Kendall Martindale, Vanderbilt 73-71-144 4. Dani Ordonez, Arizona State 73-71-144

Virginia Results 16. Briana Mao 79-69-148 26. Brittany Altomare 72-78-150 42. Portland Rosen 74-79-153 42. Elizabeth Brightwell 76-77-153 64. Lauren Coughlin 81-79-160




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