Charlottesville, VA The Virginia women’s golf team is ranked No. 14 in the Golf World/NGCA Coaches Preseason Poll. The Cavalier return seven veterans from last year’s team that finished 12th at the NCAA Championships and were runners-up at the ACC Championships.
Virginia is one of three ACC teams ranked in the top-25. Duke is ranked No. 3 and Wake Forest is 12th. Reigning NCAA champion Southern California tops the poll.
The Cavaliers open the season next Sunday at The Fall Preview, the features many of the top-20 teams in the nation that participated in the 2008 NCAA Championships.
1. Southern California (14) 625
2. UCLA (8) 615
3. Duke (3) 609
4. Arizona State (1) 586
5. Oklahoma State 453
6. Georgia 449
7. Purdue 423
8. Florida 417
9. Auburn 407
10. Alabama 400
11. Denver 388
12. Wake Forest 372
13. Arizona 283
14. Virginia 278
15. Arkansas 270
16. LSU 264
17. Pepperdine 253
18. Texas A&M 231
19. Kent State 169
20. California 132
20. Stanford 132
22. Texas 106
23. New Mexico 102
24. Michigan State 81
25. Tennessee 71
North Carolina PostscriptFootball10/23/16Virginia, which trailed 14-7 at halftime, lost 35-14 to No. 22 North Carolina in an ACC game Saturday at Scott Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook: UNC WeekFootball10/21/16At 3 p.m. Saturday, UVA (2-4, 1-1) hosts Coastal Division rival North Carolina (5-2, 3-1) in an ACC football game at Scott Stadium.Lucas Playing Key Role in TurnaroundField Hockey10/20/16Carrera Lucas' play at goalkeeper has helped No.9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 Louisville on Friday night, win seven of its past eight games.
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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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