Oct. 6, 2012
Athens, Ga. - The 19th-ranked Virginia women's golf team dropped back three spots on the leaderboard following the second round of the Liz Murphey Fall Preview taking place at the University of Georgia Golf Course. The Cavaliers shot 14-over 302 during Saturday's second round for a two-day total of 600. Auburn leads the 18-team field at 580.
Virginia senior Brittany Altomare enters Sunday's final round tied for third place at 1-under 143. She shot 1-over 73 after opening play Friday with a 2-under 70. Altomare, who was sixth at last year's Liz Murphey Classic, trails tournament-leading Marta Sanz of Auburn by three strokes. She is one shot behind Paula Reto of Purdue.
Elizabeth Brightwell leads the rest of the Cavalier players. She recorded the team's best second-round score at even par 72 to move up to 26th place at 4-over 148. Portland Rosen is in 66th place at 154 after shooting 77 Saturday. Alex Hersherber is 70th at 155 and Briana Mao is 89th at 163. Hersherberg shot 80 Saturday while Mao posted a score of 84.
The final round of the tournament is set for Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Liz Murphey Fall Preview
University of Georgia Golf Course
Par-72, 6,335 yards
Second Round Results
1. Auburn 287-293-580
2. Alabama 296-289-585
3. North Carolina 297-289-586
4. USC 295-297-592
5. Texas A&M 299-296-595
5. Georgia 296-299-595
7. Oklahoma 299-297-596
8. Tennessee 302-295-597
8. Duke 302-295-597
8. Denver 295-302-597
11. UCLA 294-305-599
12. Tulane 300-300-600
12. Virginia 298-302-600
14. Purdue 300-301-601
15. South Carolina 305-297-602
15. Vanderbilt 297-305-602
17. LSU 305-300-605
18. California 306-300-606
Individual Leaders 1. Marta Sanz, Auburn 71-69-140 2. Paula Reto, Purdue 71-71-142 3. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 70-73-143 3. Casey Grice, North Carolina 73-70-143 3. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 70-73-143 6. Hannah Collier, Alabama 71-73-144 6. Tonje Daffinrud, Denver 69-75-144 6. Carlie Yadloczky, Auburn 73-71-144 6. Erynne Lee, UCLA 68-76-144
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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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