UVa Golfers Off to Fast Start at UNC
Oct. 6, 2006
Complete Golfstat Results
Chapel Hill, NC – Battling through rainy, wet conditions, the ninth-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is tied for third place after the opening round of North Carolina’s Lady Tar Heel Invitational taking place at the Finley Golf Course. The Cavaliers shot 15-over 303 and are tied with defending NCAA Champion Duke on the leaderboard. Vanderbilt leads the 17-team field at 301 while Tennessee is second at 302.
Jennie Arseneault and Kristen Simpson led Virginia during the first round with 3-over 75s. Whitney Neuhauser, playing in her first collegiate event, shot 76 to stand 21st. Leah Wigger carded a 77 and is 34th while Rachel Smith shot 79 and is 47th.
Duke’s Jennie Lee is in first place overall. She was the only player to shoot even par 72. The tournament’s start was delayed until late morning due to lightning in the area. The second round will take place Saturday and the final round is set for Sunday. Live scoring is on the Internet at Golfstat.com.
Lady Tar Heel Invitational
Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, NC
Par-72, 6,285 yards
First Round Results
1. Vanderbilt 301 2. Tennessee 302 3. Duke 303 3. Virginia 303 5. North Carolina 304 6. NC State 306 6. Texas A&M 306 8. Col. of Charleston 308 9. South Carolina 30910. Ohio State 31010. Florida State 31012. Auburn 31313. Tulsa 31513. Wake Forest 31515. Oklahoma State 31716. LSU 31917. Texas 324
Individual Leaders1. Jennie Lee, Duke 722. Ashley Knoll, Texas A&M 732. Marci Turner, Tennessee 732. Caroline Westrup, Florida State 735. Chris Brady, Vanderbilt 745. Jaclyn Burch, Florida State 745. Stephanie Derry, NC State 745. Mandy Goins, Wake Forest 745. Lauren Hunt, North Carolina 745. Angela Oh, Tennessee 74