Oct. 7, 2012
Athens, Ga. - The 19th-ranked Virginia women's golf team finished 12th at the Liz Murphey Fall Preview that wrapped up Sunday at the University of Georgia Golf Course. The Cavaliers shot 12-over 300 during Sunday's final round for a three-day total of 36-over 900. North Carolina finished first at 12-over 876.
Virginia senior All-American Brittany Altomare placed third at the event, shooting 1-under 215. Altomare posted a final round score of even par 72 after opening with rounds of 70 and 73. It marked the 15th time in her career that Altomare has finished in the top-10.
Altomare's performance was the third time in four years she has placed second or third at the Fall Preview. She was second in 2009 and third last year.
Played at the site of the 2013 NCAA Championships, the Fall Preview featured 10 teams ranked in the top 25 of the current Golfstat standings.
Texas A&M's Mary Michael Maggio used a final-round 67 to grab medalist honors at 3-under 213.
Elizabeth Brightwell was UVa's second best finisher, placing 38th at 9-over 225. She shot 77 during the final round. Alex Hershberger, playing for the first time in her career as a scoring player, was 67th at 231. She finished with a 76. Portland Rosen was 73rd at 232 and Briana Mao was 81st at 238. Rosen had a 78 during Sunday's play while Mao produced the team's second best score, carding a 3-over 75.
Virginia wraps up its fall season this weekend when it plays at the Tar Heel Invitational Oct. 12-14.
Liz Murphey Fall Preview
University of Georgia Golf Course
Par-72, 6,335 yards
Team Results 1. North Carolina 297-289-290-876 2. Alabama 296-289-295-880 3. Auburn 287-293-303-883 3. USC 295-297-291-883 5. Georgia 296-299-292-887 6. Oklahoma 299-297-292-888 6. Duke 302-295-291-888 8. Texas A&M 299-296-298-893 8. UCLA 294-305-294-893 10. Denver 295-302-298-895 11. Tennessee 302-295-302-899 12. Virginia 298-302-300-900 13. Purdue 300-301-301-902 14. Tulane 300-300-303-903 14. LSU 305-300-298-903 16. Vanderbilt 297-305-303-905 17. California 306-300-304-910 18. South Carolina 305-297-309-911
Individual Leaders 1. Mary Michael Maggio, Texas A&M 72-74-67-213 2. Casey Grice, North Carolina 73-70-71-214 3. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 70-73-72-215 3. Marta Sanz, Auburn 71-69-75-215 5. Tonje Daffinrud, Denver 69-75-72-216 5. Lindy Duncan, Duke 73-73-70-216 5. Lindsay Gahm, LSU 73-72-71-216 5. Sophia Popov, USC 71-75-70-216 5. Lauren Stratton, Vanderbilt 73-72-71-216
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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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