Greensboro, NC – The 13th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is tied with third-ranked Duke for second place with one round remaining to be played at the 22nd-annual ACC Championships taking place at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. The Cavaliers and Blue Devils finished Saturday’s play at 18-over 589. Both teams shot 14-over 298 during the second round. Wake Forest, the defending champion, owns a commanding 15-shot lead at 3-over 571. The Deacons shot 1-over 285 Saturday.
Virginia was led in the second round by freshman Brittany Altomare, who shot 2-under 69. She enters the final round in third place at 1-under 141. Wake Forest’s Michelle Shin and Cheyenne Woods share the lead at 140. Altomare’s second round score is tied for the best 18-hole total of the tournament.
Cavalier junior Calle Nielson is two shots behind Altomare in a five-way tie for fourth place at 143. Freshman Nicole Agnello is 11th at 5-over 148. Nielson shot 73 in the second round and Agnello carded a 77. Lauren Greenlief is in 24th place at 154 and Whitney Neuhauser is 44th at 179.
The final round of the tournament gets underway at 8 a.m. on Sunday. Virginia, teamed with Duke and Wake Forest, will start its third round at 9:40 a.m.
Live scoring of the tournament is on Golfstat.com. Live web streaming will be available Sunday, April 18 from 12:30 p.m. to the conclusion of play on theACC.com.
Sedgefield Country Club
Par-71, 6,355 yards
Second Round Results
1. Wake Forest 286-285-571
2. Duke 288-298-586
2. Virginia 288-298-586
4. North Carolina 302-291-593
5. Florida State 301-298-599
6. Maryland 299-305-604
7. NC State 301-304-605
8. Miami 318-324-642
9. Boston College 324-323-647
1. Michelle Shin, Wake Forest 70-70-140
1. Cheyenne Woods, Wake Forest 70-70-140
3. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 72-69-141
4. Stacey Kim, Duke 70-73-143
4. Calle Nielson, Virginia 70-73-143
4. Kate Thomas, North Carolina 74-69-143
4. Dolores White, Wake Forest 73-70-143
8. Lindy Duncan, Duke 71-74-145
8. Alison Whitaker, Duke 69-76-145
10. Maria Salinas, Florida State 72-74-146
3. Brittany Altomare 72-69-141
4. Calle Nielson 70-73-143
11. Nicole Agnello 71-77-148
24. Lauren Greenlief 78-79-154
44. Whitney Neuhauser 94-85-179
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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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