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Brightwell Leads Mason Rudolph Championship After 36 Holes

Elizabeth Brightwell

Sept. 21, 2013

Franklin, Tenn. - Senior Elizabeth Brightwell leads the field entering Sunday's final round of play at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Franklin, Tenn. Brightwell shot 3-under 69 during Saturday's play to own a two-shot lead after 36 holes of play.

Virginia moved up four spots on the leaderboard to eighth place thanks to a second-round score of 7-over 295. The Cavaliers' two-day total stands at 17-over 593. UCLA tops the 15-team field at 3-under 573.

Brightwell was the 24th-ranked Cavaliers' top finisher at the team's season opening tournament at Texas A&M, posting a sixth-place effort. She opened the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 2-under 70 before shooting 69 during the second round. UCLA'a Erynne Lee and NC State's Augusta James trail her by two shots.

UVa's Portland Rosen is in 33rd place at 149 while Briana Mao, Alex Hershberger and Lauren Diaz-Yi are all tied for 51st place at 153. Lauren Coughlin is in 75th place at 156.

The final round of the tournament is schedule to start at 7:30 a.m. CT Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Mason Rudolph Championship
Franklin, Tenn.
The Vanderbilt Legends Club
Par 72, 6,337 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
1. UCLA 289-284-573 2. Arizona State 285-293-578 3. NC State 291-292-583 4. Vanderbilt 289-296-585 4. Duke 296-289-585 6. North Carolina 295-294-589 7. Auburn 290-301-591 8. Virginia 298-295-593 9. Alabama 296-298-594 10. Michigan State 296-300-596 11. Wake Forest 298-300-598 12. Kentucky 300-301-601 13. Baylor 292-311-603 13. Texas 303-300-603 15. Princeton 296-315-611

Individual Results 1. Elizabeth Brightwell, Virginia 70-69-139 2. Erynne Lee, UCLA 73-68-141 2. Augusta James, NC State 69-72-141 4. Allyssa Ferrell, Michigan State 71-71-142 4. Alison Lee, UCLA 72-70-142 4. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 68-74-142 4. Hayley Davis, Baylor 68-74-142

Virginia Results 1. Elizabeth Brightwell 70-69-139 33. Portland Rosen 74-75-149 51. Briana Mao 79-74-153 51. Alex Hershberger* 75-78-153 51. Lauren Diaz-Yi 76-77-153 75. Lauren Coughlin 78-78-156 * Competing as a non-scoring individual




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