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Cavalier Women's Golfers Climb to Eighth at Rucker Intercollegiate

Lauren Coughlin

March 8, 2014

Hilton Head, S.C. - The 28th-ranked Virginia women's golf team moved up four spots to a tie for eighth place with 2013 NCAA Champions Alabama following the second round of play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. The Cavaliers are 31-over 599 after 36 holes of play. UVa's 10-over 294 during the second round was the third best score among the 17 teams in the field.

Duke continues to lead the tournament at 7-over 575, eight strokes ahead of second place Vanderbilt.

Virginia was led during Saturday's play by a pair of scores of 2-over 73s by Lauren Diaz-Yi and Briana Mao. Both players are tied for 46th overall at 10-over 152.

Lauren Coughlin leads UVa in stroke play at 7-over 149. She is in 26th place. One shot behind her is Elizabeth Brightwell in 30th place at 150 and Portland Rosen is 40th at 151. Coughlin and Brightwell both shot 74 on Saturday and Rosen turned in a score of 76.

The final round of the 54-hole tournament takes place Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Hilton Head, S.C.
Long Cove Club
Par 71, 6,233 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Duke           284-291-575
 2. Vanderbilt     293-290-583
 3. South Carolina 294-296-590
 4. North Carolina 295-297-592
 5. LSU            297-296-593
 6. Oklahoma       298-296-594
 7. Arkansas       297-300-597
 8. Virginia       305-294-599
 8. Alabama        293-306-599
10. Stanford       297-303-600
11. Wake Forest    299-302-601
12. Tennessee      304-300-604
13. Kentucky       307-299-606
13. Auburn         305-301-616
15. Arizona State  311-299-610
15. Furman         307-303-610
17. Georgia        315-295-612

Individual Results 1. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 67-72-139 2. Caroline Nistrup 71-69-140 2. Celine Boutier, Duke 69-71-140 4. Yu Liu, Duke 69-72-141 5. Elizabeth Mallett, North Carolina 72-70-142

Virginia Results 26. Lauren Coughlin 75-74-149 30. Elizabeth Brightwell 76-74-150 40. Portland Rosen 75-76-151 46. Lauren Diaz-Yi 79-73-152 46. Briana Mao 79-73-152




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