Baton Rouge, LA - The 29th-ranked Virginia women's golf team suffered through its worst round of the weekend on Sunday and dropped back to a sixth-place finish at the LSU Golf Classic. After shooting 304 during the opening two rounds, the Cavaliers posted a final round tally of 317 for a 54-hole total of 925. Tennessee won the event at 880 while LSU was second at 882.
Briana Mao and Elizabeth Brightwell both shot 79 during the final round to lead UVa with 36th-place finishes. Both players completed play at 16-over 232. Brittany Altomare shot 80 during the final round and tied with teammate Lauren Greenlief for 44th place at 234. Greenlief shot 85 during the final round. Nicole Agnello was 53rd overall at 238, including a 79 Sunday. Kaira Martin, playing as a non-scoring individual, was also 53rd, including an 80 during the final round.
North Carolina's Catherine O'Donnell and Tennessee's Erica Popson shared medalist honors at 2-under 214.
The Cavaliers return to play March 30 at the Liz Murphey Classic in Athens, Ga.
LSU Golf Classic
The University Club
Baton Rouge, LA
Par 72, 6,305 yards
1. Tennessee 298-289-293-880
2. LSU 295-292-295-882
3. North Carolina 301-300-288-889
4. Vanderbilt 302-299-307-908
5. NC State 308-318-293-919
6. Virginia 304-304-317-925
7. Kentucky 311-303-312-926
8. Purdue 311-312-304-927
9. Louisville 314-308-308-930
10. Notre Dame 318-310-306-934
11. UNC Wilmington 315-311-309-935
12. TCU 306-314-317-937
13. Col. of Charleston 322-307-313-942
14. Louisiana Monroe 317-313-318-948
1. Catherine O'Donnell, North Carolina 72-71-71-214
1. Erica Popson, Tennessee 75-70-69-214
3. Madelene Sagstrom, LSU 71-71-74-216
4. Austin Ernst, LSU 73-73-72-218
5. Marina Alex, Vanderbilt 70-70-75-220
5. Augusta James, NC State 73-77-70-220
36. Briana Mao 77-76-79-232
36. Elizabeth Brightwell 76-77-79-232
44. Brittany Altomare 80-74-80-234
44. Lauren Greenlief 72-77-85-234
53. Nicole Agnello 79-80-79-238
53. Kaira Martin* 76-82-80-238
* Competing as an individual
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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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