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Altomare Leads UVa in Second Round at ACCs

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.

ACC Championships
Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, NC
Par-71, 6,355 yards
Second Round Results

 
Team 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
 
Individual Leaders
 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
 
Virginia
 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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