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UVa Women's Golfers Ranked No. 14 in Preseason Poll


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.

Team                      Points
 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




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