Cavaliers Tied for 2nd After Opening Round at Cougar Classic

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Portland Rosen
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Charleston, S.C. - The 12th-ranked Virginia women's golf team is off to a solid start in its first fall tournament of the season. The Cavaliers shot 2-under 286 to stand in a three-way tie for second place after the opening round of the 24-team Cougar Classic in Charleston, S.C. USC leads the field at 3-under 285. Duke and Florida share second place with UVa.

Virginia was led by junior Portland Rosen who shot 3-under 69. She is tied for third place overall. Sophomore Briana Mao is 13th at 71 while senior Brittany Altomare and junior Elizabeth Brightwell are tied for 33rd at 1-over 73. Sophomore Melissa Edmonson is in 49th place at 2-over 74.

Florida's Isabelle Lendle and Auburn's Marta Sanz lead the field at 5-under 67. The second round is set for Monday and the final round will take place Tuesday. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.

Cougar Classic
Yeamans Hall
Charleston, S.C.
Par-72, 6,219 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. USC                  285
 2. Duke                 286
 2. Virginia             286
 2. Florida              286
 5. Georgia              287
 6. Auburn               288
 7. Alabama              289
 7. Vanderbilt           289
 9. NC State             290
10. Wisconsin            292
11. Penn State           293
12. UCF                  294
13. Tennessee            296
14. Wake Forest          297
15. Mississippi          299
15. Charleston Southern  299
15. North Carolina       299
18. Miami                300
18. Col. of Charleston   300
18. UNCG                 300
21. Furman               303
21. LSU                  303
23. South Carolina       306
24. Maryland             309

Individual Leaders 1. Isabelle Lendle, Florida 67 1. Marta Sanz, Auburn 67 3. Lindy Duncan, Duke 69 3. Irina Gabasa, Vanderbilt 69 3. Camilla Hedberg, Florida 69 3. Portland Rosen, Virginia 66

Virginia Results 3. Portland Rosen 69 13. Briana Mao 71 33. Brittany Altomare 73 33 Elizabeth Brighwell 73 49. Melissa Edmonson 74