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UVa Golfers Start Strong at Bryan Collegiate


Brown Summit, NC - The 24th-ranked Virginia women's golf team shot 302 to stand sixth after Friday’s opening round of play at the 11th annual Bryan National Collegiate in Brown Summit, N.C. Top-ranked Duke leads the 18-team field that includes 14 teams ranked in Golfstat’s top-50. The Blue Devils shot 6-over 294 on the par-72, 6,323-yard Players Course.

Junior Jennie Arseneault topped the UVa scoring effort with a 2-over 74 to stand 11th overall. She was one of two Cavaliers to record eagles during the first day of play in the windy, but warm conditions. Arseneault recorded hers on the par-5 12th hole while freshman Calle Nielson flew her second shot into the cup on the par-4 eighth hole. Nielson is 31st overall at 76.

Lene Krog was UVa’s number-two scorer at 75, Joy Kim is 39th at 77 and Whitney Neuhauser shot 79 to place 55th.

Steffi Kirchmayr, of the College of Charleston leads the field at 69 while Duke’s Amanda Blumenherst and NC State’s Lauren Doughtie are tied for second at 70. Blumenherst is one of three Blue Devils among the top seven players on the individual leaderboard.

The tournament continues with the second round Saturday and the final round is slated for Sunday. Live scoring is online at

Bryan National Collegiate
Bryan Park The Players Course
Brown Summit, NC
Par-72, 6,323 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
1. Duke 294
2. Florida 298
3. North Carolina 300
4. Auburn 301
4. Furman 301
6. Virginia 302
6. NC State 302
8. Michigan State 304
9 Arkansas 305
10. Wake Forest 306
11. Tennessee 307
12. Florida State 308
13 Col. of Charleston 309
14. TCU 310
15. UNC Greensboro 314
16. South Carolina 321
17. UNC Wilmington 322
18. Penn State 335

Individual Leaders
1. Steffi Kirchmayr, Col. of Charleston 69
2. Amanda Blumenherst, Duke 70
2. Lauren Doughtie, NC State 70
2. Stacy Lewis, Arkansas 70
5. Whitney Brummett, Florida State 71
6. Ornella Jouven, Florida 72
7. Stephanie Derrey, NC State 73
7. Stefanie Kenoyer, Furman 73
7. Jennie Lee, Duke 73
7. Alison Whitaker, Duke 73

Virginia Results
11. Jennie Arseneault 74
23. Lene Krog 75
31. Calle Nielson 76
39. Joy Kim 77
55. Whitney Neuhauser 79




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