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UVa Women's Golfers Fall Back to Fourth at Tar Heel Invitational

Portland Rosen

Oct. 13, 2012

Chapel Hill, N.C. - The 24th-ranked Virginia men's golf team dropped back to a tie for fourth place following Saturday's second round of play at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia shot 21-over 309 after opening the tournament with the top first round score of 2-under 286. The Cavaliers are tied with NC State for fourth at 19-over 595. North Carolina leads the field at 5-over 581.

Virginia senior All-American Brittany Altomare enters Sunday's final round tied for fifth place at even par 144. She shot 3-over 75 Saturday. Portland Rosen had the team's best second round score, posting a 2-over 74 to move up to 36th at 151. Elizabeth Brightwell is in 20th place at 148 after shooting 78 Saturday.

Alex Hershberger dropped back to a tie with teammate Nicole Agnello in 68th place at 12-over 156. Hershberger shot 83 during the second 18 holes while Agnello posted a score of 82.

Baylor's Hayley Davis has a one-shot lead after 36 holes at 4-under 140.

The final round is set for Sunday with live scoring online at

Tar Heel Invitational
UNC Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par-72, 6,285 yards
Second Round Results

Team Results
 1. North Carolina  288-293-581
 2. Baylor          288-303-591
 3. Florida         301-292-593
 4. NC State        300-295-595
 4. Virginia        286-309-595
 6. Mississippi     299-297-596
 6. LSU             294-302-596
 8. Duke            296-301-597
 9. Arkansas        301-297-598
10. South Carolina  298-301-599
11. Michigan State  302-298-600
12. Louisville      304-297-601
13. Kentucky        305-305-610
14. Wake Forest     304-310-614
15. Auburn          311-308-619
16. UCF             307-314-621
17. Colorado        311-312-623
17. Michigan        319-304-623

Individual Leaders 1. Hayley Davis, Baylor 67-73-140 2. Isabelle Lendl, Florida 70-71-141 3. Tara Lyons, Louisville 71-71-142 4. Maia Schechter, North Carolina 72-71-143

Virginia Results 5. Brittany Altomare 69-75-144 20. Elizabeth Brightwell 70-78-148 36. Portland Rosen 77-74-151 68. Alex Hershberger 73-83-156 68. Nicole Agnello 74-82-156




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