Virginia Climbs to Fifth at Gator Invitational

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Brittany Altomare
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Brittany Altomare
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

March 16, 2013

Gainesville, Fla. - The 15th-ranked Virginia women's golf team moved up four spots to fifth place following the second round of play at the Sun Trust Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla. The Cavaliers shot 9-over 289 for a two-day total of 26-over 586. UVa's second round score was the lowest among the 15 teams in the field.

Alabama took over the team lead at 579, three shots ahead of Florida and Oklahoma.

Senior Brittany Altomare led the Cavaliers in the second round with a 1-under 69. She improved to fourth place. Portland Rosen will enter the final round in second place at 140 following here second-round 72. She trails Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil by three shots in the competition to medalist honors.

UVa's Briana Mao is in 21st place at 148 after carding a 72 on Saturday. Elizabeth Brightwell is 67th at 158 and Kaira Martin is 73rd at 161.

The final round of the tournament will take place Sunday with a shotgun start.

Sun Trust Gator Invitational
Mark Bostick Golf Course
Gainesville, Fla.
Par 70, 6,002 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. Alabama               286-293-579
 2. Florida               289-293-582
 2. Oklahoma              285-297-582
 4. Oklahoma State        293-292-585
 5. Virginia              297-289-586
 6. Miami                 290-300-590
 7. North Carolina        301-294-595
 8. Baylor                296-300-596
 9. Florida State         294-303-597
 9. Mississippi State     293-304-597
11. Florida International 303-302-605
12. Chattanooga           302-307-609
13. San Diego State       313-302-614
14. Kent State            305-313-618
15. South Florida         309-311-620

Individual Leaders 1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma 69-68-137 2. Portland Rosen, Virginia 68-72-140 3. Hayley Davis, Baylor 73-68-141 4. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 73-69-142 4. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 68-74-142 6. AC Tanguay, Oklahoma 69-74-143

Virginia Results 2. Portland Rosen 68-72-140 4. Brittany Altomare 73-69-142 21. Briana Mao 76-72-148 67. Elizabeth Brightwell 80-76-158 73. Kaira Martin 82-81-161