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Greensboro, NC – The 13th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is tied with third-ranked Duke for second place after the opening round of the ACC Championships taking place at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Virginia shot 4-over 288 on the par-71 course and trails No. 9 Wake Forest by two shots. Maryland is in fourth place at 299.

Virginia had three golfers finish in the top-10 after the opening 18 holes. Junior Calle Nielson shot 1-over 70 and is tied for second place, one stroke behind tournament leader Alison Whitaker of Duke. Nielson had four birdies and three bogeys during her round.

UVa freshmen Nicole Agnello and Brittany Altomare are in sixth and eight place, respectively. Agnello shot even par 71 and Altomare finished at 1-over 72. Redshirt freshman Lauren Greenlief is in 19th place with a 7-over 78. Whitney Neuhauser is 45th after carding a 94.

The tournament continues at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Virginia, teamed with Duke and Wake Forest, will start its second round at 10:10 a.m.

Live scoring of the tournament is on Golfstat.com. Live webstreaming will be available for free on Saturday, April 17 from 1 p.m. to the conclusion of play and Sunday, April 18 from 12:30 p.m. to the conclusion of play on theACC.com.

ACC Championships
Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, NC
Par-71, 6,355 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
1. Wake Forest 286
2. Virginia 288
2. Duke 288
4. Maryland 299
5. Florida State 301
5. NC State 301
7. North Carolina 302
8. Miami 318
9. Boston College 324

Individual Leaders
1. Alison Whitaker, Duke 69
2. Stacey Kim, Duke 70
2. Calle Nielson, Virginia 70
2. Michelle Shin, Wake Forest 70
2. Cheyenne Woods, Wake Forest 70
6. Nicole Agnello, Virginia 71
6. Lindy Duncan, Duke 71
8. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 72
8. Carly Hunt, Maryland 72
8. Maria Salinas, Florida State 72

Virginia
2. Calle Nielson 70
6. Nicole Agnello 71
8. Brittany Altomare 72
19. Lauren Greenlief 78
45. Whitney Neuhauser 94

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