Charlottesville, VA - The Virginia women's golf team will play its third event of the spring season this weekend in Athens, Ga. The Cavaliers will take part in the 40th annual Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic March 30-April 1 at the par 72, 6,335-yard University of Georgia Golf Course.
The field for this year's tournament includes Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Augusta State, Denver, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Kent State, Michigan State, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Purdue, South Carolina, Virginia and Wake Forest.
The Virginia lineup will feature Portland Rosen, Briana Mao, Brittany Altomare, Elizabeth Brightwell and Lauren Greenlief.
Play begins at 9 a.m. each day and the Cavaliers will be paired with Auburn and Kent State during the opening round of play.
Altomare leads the Cavaliers with a 73.65 stroke average. She finished 15th at last year's tournament when a best-ball scoring format was used for team scoring as the competitors from each team played together. Virginia was 13th in the 23-team field.
Live scoring of the tournament will be online at Golfstat.com.
Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.
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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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