Virginia to Compete in ACC Championship
April 12, 2005
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia women’s golf team opens post-season play at the 17th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship on Friday, April 15 at 8 a.m. Play continues on Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17 at 8 a.m. The field of eight teams will play 18 holes each day at the par 72 and 6,318-yard Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. Live scoring will be available on www.GolfStat.com.
Top-ranked Duke captured the 2004 ACC title with a 838 (-14), while No. 15 Wake Forest was second last year with a 857 (+5). Competing in their first-ever ACC Championship, Virginia was seventh with a 915 (+63). Duke’s Brittany Lang took home medalist honors with a nine-under 204. As a freshman, All-ACC honoree Leah Wigger paced UVa with a 217 (+4), tying for 11th overall. ACC newcomer Miami is making its first appearance in the tourney this spring.
Participating Teams (8): No. 1 Duke, Florida State, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, No. 37 NC State, No. 29 Virginia, and Wake Forest.