Oct. 15, 2017
Chapel Hill, N.C. - The Virginia women’s golf team shot 1-under 287 during the final round of play at the Tar Heel Invitational to finish ninth in the 18-team field at 4-over 868. Duke took top honors at 833.
Junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) was UVA’s top finisher, placing sixth at 9-under 207, bettering her previous best tournament score by three strokes. Redding shot 69 during Sunday’s final round after opening with a 70 and firing 68 on Saturday. It was her second consecutive top-10 finish this season after starting the season by placing eighth at the Mason Rudolph Championship. The tournament was the fourth top-10 performance of her career.
Freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) was UVA’s number-two scorer for the second time in as many tournaments. She shot 1-under 71 during the final round to move up to 26th place at 1-under 215.
Junior Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) also turned in an under-par performance during the final round. She shot 2-under 70 to improve to 32nd overall at 1-over 217. Her 54-hole total bettered her previous best scoring mark by two shots.
Sophomore Kate Harper (Isle of Palm, S.C.), who competed as an individual, had her best 18-hole score during the tournament on Sunday. She shot 3-over 75 and finished 92nd at 239.
The Cavaliers return to action Oct. 27-29 at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.
Tar Heel Invitational
Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par 72, 6,379 yards
1. Duke 283-271-279-833
2. Alabama 285-279-270-834
3. South Carolina 284-281-281-846
4. Arkansas 288-279-284-851
5. North Carolina 289-283-284-856
6. Wake Forest 289-289-284-862
7. NC State 286-286-291-863
8. Louisville 288-289-290-867
9. Virginia 298-283-287-868
10. Vanderbilt 298-284-290-872
10. Michigan State 297-282-293-872
12. Michigan 299-287-289-875
13. Ohio State 292-286-298-876
14. Virginia Tech 304-287-291-882
15. Tulane 300-294-295-889
16. Rollins 296-305-293-894
17. UNC Wilmington 303-301-299-903
18. Iowa 299-297-312-908
Individual Leaders 1. Leona Maguire, Duke 69-66-69-204 2. Ainhoa Olarra, South Carolina 70-67-68-205
Virginia Results 6. Anna Redding 70-68-69-207 26. Beth Lillie 75-69-71-215 32. Katharine Patrick 75-72-70-217 80. Morgan Gonzales 78-75-77-230 82. Julia Ford 80-74-77-231 92. Kate Harper * 81-83-75-239 * Competing as a non-scoring individual
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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