Oct. 11, 2012
charlottesville, Va. - The 24th-ranked Virginia women's golf team will play its final fall tournament of the season this weekend at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. The three-day tournament will run Friday through Sunday at the par-72, 6,285 yard Finley Golf Course
The 18-team field includes Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, Central Florida, Colorado, Duke, Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi, North Carolina, NC State, South Carolina, Virginia and Wake Forest.
Virginia's lineup features Brittany Altomare, Elizabeth Brightwell, Alex Hershberger, Portland Rosen and Nicole Agnello. It will be Agnello's first tournament since being sidelined with a wrist injury last spring.
Altomare currently leads the team with a 72.89 stroke average. In her last outing she placed third at the Liz Murphey Fall Classic at the University of Georgia Golf Course, the site of the 2013 NCAA Championships. She is ranked No. 38 in the latest Golfstat standings.
Live scoring of the tournament will be online at Golfstat.com.
Transfers Eager to Help Lift ProgramFootball5/26/16UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA ContinuesMen's Tennis5/25/16With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.Mihaljevic's Star Continues to RiseTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/16In junior Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia's track & field team has one of the nation's elite shot putters and discus throwers.
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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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