Cavalier Golfers Use Strong Finish to Place Seventh at LSU

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Baton Rouge, LA Posting the best single-round score of the tournament, the Virginia women's golf team moved up five spots during the final round of LSU's Cleveland Classic to finish seventh. The Cavaliers combined to shoot 1-over 289 on The University Course Sunday to complete the three-day event at 905. UVa shot 309 during the first round and 307 over the second 18 holes of play.

Florida State took team honors, winning the 17-team tournament by six strokes at 884. LSU was second at 890.

Virginia was led during the final round by freshman Calle Nielson’s 1-under 71. She did not post an overall finish after having her second round disqualified due to an equipment infraction. Fellow freshman Joy Kim just missed out on her second consecutive top-10 finish by shooting 75 Sunday to place 11th overall at 7-over 223. Lene Krog, who had a 72 during the final round, was also tied for 11th.

Jennie Arseneault also shot 72 during the final 18 holes to move up to 46th at 231. Whitney Neuhauser was 79th at 237, including a 74 during the final round, her best score during the tournament.

Florida State’s Caroline Westrup used a final round 67 to take medalist honors at 8-under 208.

Virginia’s next tournament appearance comes March 21-23 at Georgia’s Liz Murphey Classic. The Cavaliers entered the LSU/Cleveland Classic ranked No. 22 in the latest Golfstat rankings.

LSU/Cleveland Classic
The University Club
Baton Rouge, LA
Par 72, 6,511 yards
Final Results

Team Results
1. Florida State 293-294-297-884
2. Louisiana State 300-300-290-890
3. Wake Forest 300-300-294-894
4. North Carolina St. 303-298-295-896
5. Alabama 302-297-298-897
6. Georgia 302-299-297-898
7. Virginia 309-307-289-905
8. Louisville 301-301-304-906
8. North Carolina 302-301-303-906
10. South Carolina 306-306-302-914
11. Central Florida 302-304-308-914
12. Col. of Charleston 309-305-303-917
13. Augusta State 317-304-302-923
14. Kentucky 308-312-305-925
15. Mississippi State 315-311-302-928
16. N. Car. Wilmington 313-313-313-939
17. Mississippi 316-317-309-942

Individual Leaders
1. Caroline Westrup, Florida State 73-68-67-208
2. Lauren Doughtie, North Carolina St. 72-69-71-212
3. Rebecca Kuhn, Louisiana State 71-73-71-215
4. Stephanie Connelly, Central Florida 73-70-73-216
5. Krystle Caithness, Georgia 75-72-72-219
5. Benedicte Toumpsin, South Carolina 73-73-73-219
7. Megan McChrystal, LSU 76-74-71-221
8. Steffi Kirchmayr, Col. of Charleston 75-74-73-222
8. Ann Laney, North Carolina 74-74-74-222
8. Rhea Nair, Alabama 75-72-75-222

Virginia Results
11. Joy Kim 76-72-75-223
11. Lene Krog 77-74-72-223
46. Jennie Arseneault 78-81-72-231
79. Whitney Neuhauser 83-80-74-237
-- Calle Nielson 78-DQ-71-