March 30, 2013
Browns Summit, N.C. - The 15th-ranked Virginia women's golf increased its lead to nine shots following the second round of play at the Bryan National Collegiate being contested in Browns Summit, N.C. The Cavaliers shot 5-over 293 on Saturday for a two-day total of 2-under 574. Arkansas, ranked No. 6, moved into second place at 7-over 583. No. 7 Vanderbilt is third at 10-over 586.
Virginia All-American Brittany Altomare took over the lead for medalist honors by shooting 2-under 70 for the second consecutive day. At 4-under 140, Altomare holds a two-stroke advantage over Georgia's Emilie Burger. Altomare entered the tournament ranked 17th in the latest Golfstat individual standings.
UVa's Elizabeth Brightwell is tied for third place at 1-under 143 after posting a second-round score of 3-over 75. Portland Rosen improved to ninth place at 145 thanks to a second round score of even par 72. Briana Mao shot 76 and dropped back to 12th at 146. Nicole Agnello rounded out UVa's scoring with a 77 for the second day in a row to stand 56th at 154.
The final round of the tournament is scheduled for Sunday. Live scoring of the event is online at Golfstat.com.
Bryan National Collegiate
Browns Summit, N.C.
Bryan Park Champions Course
Par 72, 6,386 yards
Second Round Results
1. Virginia 281-293-574
2. Arkansas 294-289-583
3. Vanderbilt 286-300-586
4. Georgia 300-295-595
4. Auburn 298-297-595
6. Wake Forest 297-299-596
6. Florida 304-292-596
8. NC State 300-297-597
8. North Carolina 294-303-597
8. South Carolina 296-301-597
11. Michigan State 298-302-600
12. Duke 297-307-604
13. Florida State 307-302-609
13. Louisville 304-305-609
15. Tennessee 306-304-610
16. UNC Wilmington 311-310-621
17. UNC Greensboro 316-306-622
Individual Results 1. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 70-70-140 2. Emilie Burger, Georgia 72-70-142 3. Gabriela Lopez, Arkansas 72-71-143 3. Elizabeth Brightwell, Virginia 68-75-143 5. Marta Sanz, Auburn 75-69-144 5. Emily Tubert, Arkansas 73-71-144 5. Rene Sobolewski, Vanderbilt 69-75-144
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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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