Oct. 13, 2017
Chapel Hill, N.C. - The Virginia women’s golf team shot 10-over 298 during the first round of play at the Tar Heel Invitational and are tied for 12th place with Vanderbilt. Duke leads the field at 5-under 283.
UVA was led by junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.), who shot 2-under 70 and is in seventh place after the opening 18 holes. Freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) and junior Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) are tied for 56th place at 3-over 75. Junior Morgan Gonzales is in 75th place at 6-over 78. Sophomore Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) rounded out UVA’s scoring with an 80 and is in 86th position.
Sophomore Kate Harper (Isle of Palm, S.C.), who is competing as an individual, is in 92nd place at 81.
Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho and Louisville’s Molly Skapik lead the field at 6-under 66.
The three-day tournament runs through Sunday.
Tar Heel Invitational
Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par 72, 6,379 yards
First Round Results
1. Duke 283
2. South Carolina 284
3. Alabama 285
4. NC State 286
5. Arkansas 288
5. Louisville 288
7. North Carolina 289
7. Wake Forest 289
9. Ohio State 292
10. Rollins 296
11. Michigan State 297
12. Vanderbilt 298
12. Virginia 298
14. Michigan 299
14. Iowa 299
16. Tulane 300
18. UNC Wilmington 303
18. Virginia Tech 304
Individual Leaders 1. Jennifer Kupcho, Wake Forest 66 1. Molly Skapik, Louisville 66
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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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