Charlottesville, VA - The 23rd-ranked Virginia women's golf team closes out the fall portion of its schedule when the Cavaliers compete at the 10th annual Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C., this weekend. The 54-hole tournament runs Friday though Sunday. Play is scheduled to begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Competitors will tee off in three-player waves from holes No.1 and No. 10 on Friday and Saturday before a shotgun start will mark the start of action for Sunday's final round.
The tournament field includes host UNC Wilmington and ranked teams Auburn (No. 3), North Carolina (No. 4), Duke (No. 12), NC State (No. 16) and Ohio State (No. 25). Also in the field are Chattanooga, Florida State, Iowa State, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Purdue, South Carolina, Tulane and Wake Forest.
Virginia's lineup includes Brittany Altomare, Elizabeth Brightwell, Portland Rosen Kaira Martin and Nicole Agnello. Altomare currently leads the team with a 71.44 stroke average.
Last year Virginia finished fifth at the event behind Altomare who tied for medalist at 2-under 214.
Live stats for the event will be online at Golfstat.com
Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' BondMen's Basketball8/20/16The Virginia men's basketball team made strides on and off the court during its 10-day tour of Spain this month.'Hoos Heading Home On High NoteMen's Basketball8/17/16On the final night of its 10-day tour of Spain, Virginia routed the Sant Julià All-Stars 85-49. Four players scored in double figures for the Cavaliers.Hall Eager To Take On Larger RoleMen's Basketball8/16/16Devon Hall, who earned his bachelor's degree this summer, has two seasons of eligibility remaining for the UVA men's basketball team.
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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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