Sept. 11, 2012
Hanahan, S.C. - The 12th-ranked Virginia women's golf team had its worst round of the three-day Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, S.C. and dropped back to finish 11th in the 24-team event. Virginia shot 16-over 304 Tuesday after entering the final round at even par after the first 36 holes. The Cavaliers finished at 880. Florida won the event at 12-under 852, six shots ahead of Duke.
Virginia senior All-American Brittany Altomare led the Cavaliers with a 30th-place finish. She had rounds of 73, 72 and 74 to complete play at 3-over 219. Elizabeth Brightwell and Portland Rosen were one shot behind her in 36th position. Brightwell carded rounds of 73, 70 and 77 while Rosen shot 69, 74 and 77.
Florida's Camilla Hedberg took medalist honors at 13-under 203.
The Cavaliers are off this weekend before returning to action Sept. 21-23 at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, Tenn., the site of last year's NCAA Championships.
Yeamans Hall Club
Par-72, 6,219 yards
1. Florida 286-279-287-852
2. Duke 286-291-281-858
3. USC 285-283-295-863
4. Vanderbilt 289-285-290-864
5. Georgia 287-290-290-867
6. Auburn 288-288-294-870
7. NC State 290-291-290-871
8. Alabama 289-294-294-877
9. North Carolina 299-287-292-878
9. Tennessee 296-288-294-878
11. Virginia 286-290-304-880
12. Wisconsin 292-305-285-882
13. Penn State 293-296-296-885
14. Mississippi 299-293-300-892
14. UCF 294-294-304-892
16. South Carolina 306-299-294-899
17. Wake Forest 297-301-302-900
18. LSU 303-292-307-902
19. Col. of Charleston 300-296-310-906
19. Miami 300-301-305-906
21. Maryland 309-295-308-912
22. UNCG 300-301-312-913
23. Furman 307-300-312-919
24. Charleston Southern 299-313-322-934
Individual Leaders 1. Camilla Hedberg, Florida 69-66-68-203 2. Lindy Duncan, Duke 69-70-68-207 3. Erica Popson, Tennessee 73-70-68-211 3. Lauren Stratton, Vanderbilt 70-71-70-211 5. Isabelle Lendle, Florida 67-70-75-212
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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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