April 15, 2017
Pawleys Island, SC - The Virginia women’s golf team grabbed the point in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Virgina529 with its eighth place finish at the ACC Championships. The Cavaliers shot 11-over 299 during Saturday’s final round to complete the 54-hole tournament at the Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island, S.C. with a score of 896. Duke took the team championship with a score of 859.
By virtue of placing ahead of Virginia Tech, the Cavaliers earned the point up for grab between the two schools in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Virgina529. The Hokies finished 11th in the 12-team field at 916. The all-sports award is now tied at 9-9 with three points yet to be decided.
Senior Lauren Diaz-Yi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) was UVA’s top finisher, placing 21st at 4-over 220. She posted a final-round score of 2-over 74. Sophomore Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) also shot 74 and moved up to 28th place at 224. Sophomore Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) was 33rd at 227. She had UVA’s best final-round score, shooting 1-over 73.
Duke’s Leona Magurie took medalist honors at 6-under 210. Learn more about Virginia529 and this competition at TheCommmonwealthClash.com. Virginia529 is the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics.
The Reserve Golf Club
Pawleys Island, S.C.
Par-72, 6,192 yards
1. Duke 284-286-289-859
2. Florida State 287-292-289-868
3. Miami 285-301-288-874
4. North Carolina 287-292-297-876
5. Clemson 287-292-298-877
6. NC State 297-289-302-888
7. Louisville 298-298-294-890
8. Virginia 304-293-299-896
9. Boston College 298-299-304-901
9. Notre Dame 298-297-306-901
11. Virginia Tech 304-308-304-916
12. Wake Forest 312-308-311-931
Individual Leaders 1. Leona Maguire, Duke 68-72-70-210 2. Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest 70-71-71-212 3. Delfina Acosta, Miami 70-75-68-213
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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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