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Cavalier Women's Golfers Move up to Third At Mason Rudolph

Brittany Altomare

Sept. 22, 2012

Franklin, Tenn. - The 17th-ranked Virginia women's golf team moved into a tie for third place following the second round of play at the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn. The Cavaliers shot 7-over 295 Saturday for a two-day total of 19-over 595.

Arizona leads the field at 8-over 584 followed by Texas at 589. Texas A&M is tied with the Cavaliers at 595 and Michigan State is fifth at 596.

Brittany Altomare and Elizabeth Brightwell both shot 2-under 70 during the second round to lead UVa. Altomare moved up to 11th place at 3-over 147 while Brightwell is in 14th place at 4-over 148.

Portland Rosen is tied with teammate Briana Mao in 28th place at 8-over 152. Mao led the field after the first round when she shot 1-under 71. She carded an 81 Saturday. Rosen shot 78 in the second round. Kaira Martin is in 47th place at 156. She shot 77 Saturday. Alexandra Hershberger, who is playing as a non-scoring individual, shot 80 and moved up to 70th at 162.

The final round of the tournament is set for Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Mason Rudolph Championship
Vanderbilt Legends Club
Franklin, Tenn.
Par-72, 6,312 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
 1. Arizona         298-286-584
 2. Texas           294-295-589
 3. Texas A&M       302-293-595
 3. Virginia        300-295-595
 5. Michigan State  302-294-596
 6. Vanderbilt      304-299-603
 7. Kentucky        299-305-604
 8. Wake Forest     303-302-605
 9. Georgia         301-306-607
10. Oregon          305-305-610
11. Stanford        302-310-612
12. North Carolina  310-306-616
13. Tulane          309-311-620
14. Chattanooga     311-317-628
15. Memphis         321-327-648

Individual Leaders 1. Kendall Prince, Arizona 73-70-143 2. Emilie Burger, Georgia 72-72-144 2. Natalie Reeves, Texas A&M 76-68-144 4. Tezira Abe, Texas 73-72-145 4. Manon Gidali, Arizona 74-71-145 4. Janie Jackson, Arizona 74-74-145

Virginia Results 11. Brittany Altomare 77-70-147 14 Elizabeth Brightwell 78-70-148 28. Portland Rosen 74-78-152 28. Briana Mao 71-81-152 47. Kaira Martin 79-77-156 70. Alex Hershberger* 82-80-162 * Competing as a non-scoring individual




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