Browns Summit, NC - The seventh-ranked Virginia women's golf team is in fourth place following Friday's opening round of play at the Bryan National Collegiate at Bryan Park's Champions Course in Browns Summit, N.C. The Cavaliers shot 8-over 296 and trail tournament-leading No. 16 Tennessee by eight shots. Wake Forest is second at 294 and North Carolina is third at 295.
Calle Nielson led the Cavaliers with an even par 72. She is tied for fourth place overall. Portland Rosen posted a 1-over 73 and is in 10th place. Brittany Altomare shot 74 and is 15th. Joy Kim carded a 77 to place 42nd and Nicole Agnello shot 78 and is in 51st place. Elizabeth Brightwell, playing as a non-scoring individual, is in 65th place after shooting 80.
Tennessee's Erica Popson and Wake Forest's Michelle Shin lead the field at 2-under 70. Only three competitors in the 90-player field managed to break par during the opening round.
The Cavaliers will start their second round Saturday at 8:30 a.m. UVa will be paired with Duke and Vanderbilt during the second round. Live scoring from the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.
Bryan National Collegiate
Bryan Park Champions Course
Browns Summit, NC
Par 72, 6,386 yards
First Round Results
1. Tennessee 288
2. Wake Forest 294
3. North Carolina 295
4. Virginia 296
5. Vanderbilt 299
6. Duke 301
7. Louisville 303
8. Washington 304
9. South Carolina 305
9. Michigan State 305
11. Ohio State 306
12. Northwestern 307
13. Florida State 308
14. UNC Greensboro 311
14. NC State 311
14. UNC Wilmington 311
17. Col. of Charleston 321
1. Erica Popson, Tennessee 70
1. Michelle Shin, Wake Forest 70
3. Laura Anderson, Louisville 71
4. Laetitia Beck, Duke 72
4. Megan Grehan, Vanderbilt 72
4. Nathalie Mansson, Tennessee 72
4. Calle Nielson, Virginia 72
4. Kaitlyn Rohrback, Tennessee 72
4. Natalie Sheary, Wake Forest 72
4. Calle Nielson 72
10. Portland Rosen 73
15. Brittany Altomare 74
42. Joy Kim 77
51. Nicole Agnello 78
65. Elizabeth Brightwell* 80
* Playing as a non-scoring individual
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