June 28, 2013
Charlottesville, Va. - Virginia women's golfer Elizabeth Brightwell has been named to the 2013 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team as announced by the ACC today. It marks the second consecutive year the Nellysford, Va., native has been honored by the conference office.
In 2012-13 she played in all 10 tournaments for the Cavaliers and helped Virginia reach the NCAA Regionals. She posted a stroke average of 76.07 and had the team's lowest round against par, shooting 4-under 68 to lead Virginia to the Bryan National Collegiate title in March. She placed fourth at that event, turning in a career-best score of even par 216.
To be eligible for consideration for the team a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintain a cumulative 3.00 average during her academic career.
2013 All-ACC Academic Women's Golf Team
Name, Class, Class, School, Major, Hometown
#Katia Joo, So., Boston College, Finance, HRM, Rolling Hills, Calif.
Celine Boutier, Fr., Duke, Undeclared, Montrouge, France
##Alejandra Cangrejo, Jr, Duke, Psychology, Bogota, Columbia
###Lindy Duncan, Sr., Duke, Psychology, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
##Courtney Ellenbogen, Sr., Duke, Economics, Blacksburg, Va.
Ashley Xiao, Fr., Duke, Undeclared, Guangxhou, Guangdongm, China
#Laure Castelain, So., Florida State, Business, Bordeaux, France
Olivia Hullert, Fr., Florida State, International Affairs, Baerum, Norway
Carlton Kuhlo, So., Florida State, Professional Golf Mgt., Tallahassee, Fla.
#Emily Gimpel, Jr., Maryland, Kinesiology, Lafayette Hill, Pa.
###Christine Shimel, Sr., Maryland, Marketing, Spanish Language & Cultures, Kennett Square, Pa.
Carina Cuculiza, Jr., Miami, Finance, Managua, Nicaragua
Christina Ocampo, Fr., Miami, International Finance, Delray Beach, Fla.
Jackie Chang, Jr., North Carolina, Global Studies, Scottsdale, Ariz.
#Katherine Perry, Jr., North Carolina, Exercise & Sport Science, Cary, N.C.
##Amanda Baker, Sr., NC State, Business Administration, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada
##Brittany Marchand, Jr., NC State, Chemical Engineering, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
#Ana Menendez, Jr., NC State, Business Administration, Mexico City, Mexico
Vivian Tsui, So., NC State, Business Administration, Markham, Ontario, Canada
#Elizabeth Brightwell, Sr., Virginia, French, Nellysford, Va.
#Marissa Dodd, Jr., Wake Forest, Math, Allen, Texas
##Olafia Kristinsdottir, Jr., Wake Forest, Economics, Reykjavik, Iceland
#denotes second-time All-ACC Academic Team Member
##denotes three-time All-ACC Academic Team Member
###denotes four-time All-ACC Academic Team Member
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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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