Elizabeth Brighwell was one of two Cavaliers to shoot 71 during the final round of the Rucker Intercollegiate.
March 10, 2013
Hilton Head, S.C. - The 19th-ranked Virginia women's golf team moved up two spots on the leaderboard to finish seventh at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate held at the Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, S.C. Virginia shot 6-over 290 Sunday for a 54-hole total of 42-over 894. UVa's final round score was the lowest team score in the final round for the 15-team field.
2012 NCAA Champion Alabama, ranked No. 4, rallied to win the tournament at 24-over 876. The Crimson Tide shot 291 during the final round. LSU and Vanderbilt tied for second at 880. The field included 13 teams that are currently ranked in the Golfstat's top-50 poll.
The Cavaliers were led by the ninth-place finish of sophomore Briana Mao. She shot even par 71 Sunday to finish at 6-over 219. It marked the second consecutive tournament she has posted a top-10 finish.
Brittany Altomare shot 1-over 72 on Sunday to place 14th at 222. Elizabeth Brightwell used a 71 during the final round to move up to 22nd overall at 224. Portland Rosen was 45th at 231 and Lauren Coughlin was 60th at 236.
Arizona State's Noemi Jimenez took medalist honors at 4-under 209.
The Cavaliers head to Florida to complete their spring break trip with an appearance at the SunTrust Invitational that takes place in Gainesville from March 15-17.
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Long Cove Club
Hilton Head, S.C.
Par 71, 6,211 yards
1. Alabama 297-288-291-876
2. LSU 295-286-299-880
2. Vanderbilt 296-282-302-880
4. Arizona State 297-297-293-887
5. North Carolina 295-299-295-889
5. Arkansas 293-298-298-889
7. Virginia 301-303-290-894
8. UCF 298-302-302-902
8. Tennessee 297-301-304-902
10. Georgia 308-299-307-914
11. South Carolina 314-305-302-921
12. TCU 311-305-307-923
13. Furman 313-306-305-924
14. Wake Forest 304-320-302-926
15. Auburn 315-316-307-938
Individual Leaders 1. Noemi Jimenez, Arizona State 72-69-68-209 2. Madelene Sagstrom, LSU 71-67-75-213 3. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 77-70-67-214 4. Dani Ordonez, Arizona State 73-71-71-215 5. Casey Grice, North Carolina 71-73-72-216 5. Kendall Martindale, Vanderbilt 73-71-72-216
Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.Selflessness Fuels Cavaliers' Latest TriumphMen's Basketball2/6/16Ninth-ranked Virginia totaled 17 assists in its 64-50 win over ACC rival Pittsburgh at the sold-out Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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