Miami Lake, FL The Virginia women’s golf team is tied for fifth in the 12-team Qdoba Invitational at the Don Shula Golf Club in Miami Lake, Fla. The Cavaliers shot 19-over 307 during their first round of the spring season. East Carolina shot 296 and holds a four-shot lead over second-place Louisville and Miami after the opening round.
Virginia freshman Calle Nielson is tied for fifth overall at 2-over 74. Also posting a 74 was Cavalier first-year Joy Kim, who is competing as a non-scoring individual. Virginia junior Lene Krog is in 12th place with a 75.
Junior Jennie Arseneault, who is back in the Virginia lineup after missing most of the fall due to a bad back, is tied for 37th with sophomore teammate Whitney Neuhauser. Carly Truitt, as playing as a non-scoring individual, is 47th at 81 while Kristen Simpson shot 84 and is in 57th place.
Miami’s Jessica Steward and Kansas’ Grace Thiry lead the field at 1-under 71.
The second round of the tournament gets underway at 8:30 a.m. Monday and the final round is slated for Tuesday.
Don Shula’s Golf Club
Miami Lakes, FL
Par-72, 6,210 yards
First Round Results
1. East Carolina 296
2. Louisville 300
2. Miami 300
4. San Jose State 302
5. Kansas 307
5. Kentucky 307
5. South Florida 307
5. Virginia 307
9. New Mexico State 314
10. Mississippi State 317
11. Coastal Carolina 322
12. Southern Mississippi 326
1. Jessica Steward, Miami 71
2. Grace Thiry, Kansas 71
3. Cindy LaCrosse, Louisville 73
3. Amber Littman, East Carolina 73
5. Emelie Lind, East Carolina 73
5. Erica Moston, San Jose State 73
5. Sara-Maude Juneau, Louisville 73
5. Louise Ljungstedt, Kentucky 74
5. Calle Nielson, Virginia 74
5. Colleen Estes, East Carolina 74
5. Joy Kim, Virginia* 74
5. Calle Nielson 74
5. Joy Kim* 74
12. Lene Krog 75
37. Jennie Arseneault 79
37. Whitney Neuhauser 79
47. Carly Truitt* 81
57. Kristen Simpson 84
* Non-scoring individual
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