Oct. 12, 2013
Chapel Hill, N.C. - The 27th-ranked Virginia women's golf team improved on its first round score by seven strokes, but could not make up any ground on the leaderboard and finds itself in 16th place after two rounds at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. UVa's 36-hole total stands at 19-over 595. Duke leads the field at 8-under 568.
Portland Rosen continues to lead the Cavaliers. She is in 10th place at 1-under 143 after shooting 1-over 73 Saturday. Briana Mao posted UVa's best second-round score, shooting 1-under 71 to move up to 32nd at 147. Elizabeth Brightwell posted a second-round score of 74 to stand in 58th place at 151. Kaira Martin is 85th at 156 and Lauren Diaz-Yi is 88th at 157. Alex Hershberger, playing as an individual, is also tied for 85th at 156.
Clemson's Ashlan Ramsey leads the field by three shots at 7-under 137.
The final round of the tournament is set for Sunday with live scoring at BirdieFire.com.
Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational
UNC Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par-72, 6,379 yards
Second Round Results
1. Duke 286-282-568
2. Alabama 299-281-580
3. Oklahoma 292-290-582
4. Vanderbilt 285-299-584
4. Clemson 297-287-584
6. Mississippi 292-293-585
7. Florida 298-288-586
8. Arkansas 296-291-587
9. Wake Forest 297-292-589
9. North Carolina 297-292-589
11. NC State 293-297-590
11. Auburn 291-299-590
11. South Carolina 299-291-590
14. Michigan State 300-292-592
15. LSU 295-298-593
16. Virginia 301-294-595
17. Notre Dame 305-294-599
18. Baylor 304-305-609
Individual Leaders 1. Ashlan Ramsey, Clemson 68-69-137 2. Laetitia Beck, Duke 69-71-140 2. Caroline Nistrup, LSU 73-67-140 4. Justine Dreher, South Carolina 70-71-141 4. Celine Boutier, Duke 73-68-141
10. Portland Rosen 70-73-143
32. Briana Mao 76-71-147
58. Elizabeth Brightwell 77-74-151
85. Alex Hershberger* 76-80-156
85. Kaira Martin 80-76-156
88. Lauren Diaz-Yi 78-79-157
* Competing as a non-scoring individual
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