Athens, GA - The No. 15 Virginia women's golf team is in 12th place after 36 holes of play at the 23-team Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic at the University of Georgia Golf Course. Virginia stands at 631 after shooting 311 during Saturday's play. Duke continues to lead the tournament. The fourth-ranked Blue Devils shot 300 for the second straight day to stand nine shots ahead of No. 2 Auburn at 600.
Virginia junior Calle Nielson remained near the top of the leaderboard, shooting 3-over 75 for a two-day total of 5-over 149. She will enter the final round tied for third, seven shots behind Duke's Lindy Duncan and trailing Wake Forest's Cheyenne Woods by two strokes.
The Cavaliers' Brittany Altomare moved up to 26th after shooting 76 Saturday. Her 36-hole total is 156. Nicole Agnello is 68th at 162, Lauren Greenlief is 95th at 166 and Eleana Collins is 100th at 167. Joy Kim, playing as a non-scoring individual, is 108th at 170.
The third round will take place Sunday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic
University of Georgia Golf Course
Par-72, 6,335 yards
Second Round Results
1. Duke 300-300-600
2. Auburn 310-299-609
3. North Carolina 310-304-614
4. Arkansas 312-303-615
5. Alabama 316-302-618
6. Wake Forest 316-304-620
7. Michigan State 314-307-621
8. Purdue 310-315-625
9. Ohio State 315-311-626
10. Georgia State 322-305-627
11. Kent State 320-309-629
12. Virginia 320-311-631
13. Georgia 321-311-632
14. South Carolina 324-309-633
14. Denver 321-312-633
16. Tulane 319-315-634
17. Florida 314-322-636
18. Tennessee 318-319-637
19. Furman 323-319-642
19. Mississippi 327-315-642
21. Central Florida 330-327-657
22. Georgia (B) 329-340-669
23. Mississippi State 343-333-675
1. Lindy Duncan, Duke 70-72-142
2. Cheyenne Woods, Wake Forest 74-73-147
3. Jennifer Kirby, Alabama 77-72-149
3. Calle Nielson, Virginia 74-72-149
5. Cydney Clanton, Auburn 77-75-150
5. Kelli Shean, Arkansas 78-73-150
3. Calle Nielson 74-75-149
26. Brittany Altomare 80-76-156
68. Nicole Agnello 82-80-162
95. Lauren Greenlief 84-82-166
100. Eleana Collins 87-80-167
108. Joy Kim* 82-88-170
* Competing as an individual
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