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Chapel Hill, NC – The ninth-ranked Virginia women’s golf team finished fourth at the 18-team Tar Heel Invitational Sunday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia shot 5-under 283 for a final score of 2-under 862. The Cavaliers’ 18-hole score was the best in the program’s history, topping the mark of 284 set on three other occasions. Alabama cruised to the team title at 836 while LSU was second at 848 and Duke was third at 851.

Virginia was led by the top-10 finishes of Brittany Altomare and Calle Nielson. Altomare shot 1-over 73 Sunday and placed sixth overall at 6-under 210. Her score bettered her previous best tournament total by two shots. It was the sixth top-10 finish in the sophomore’s career.

Nielson equaled her own UVa single-round scoring record by posting a 5-under 67 during the final round to finish 10th at 211. She notched the 16th top-10 finish in her career.

Freshmen Portland Rosen, playing in her first collegiate event, shot 3-under 69 during the final round to place 21st at 1-under 215. Lauren Greenlief was 61st at 226 and Nicole Agnello was 66th at 227.

Alabama’s Brooke Pancake won a two-hole playoff against LSU’s Megan McChrystal to take home medalist honors at 11-under 205. Pancake and McChrystal’s scores broke the tournament scoring mark by one stroke. Alabama’s three-day total of 28-under 836 was 14 shots better than the previous tournament team scoring mark.

The Cavaliers wrap up the fall portion of their season Oct. 22-23 when they play at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.

Tar Heel Invitational
UNC Finley Golf Course
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Par-72, 6,285 yards
Final Results

Team Results
1. Alabama 277-274-285-836
2. LSU 285-285-278-848
3. Duke 288-278-285-851
4. Virginia 290-289-283-862
5. North Carolina 294-284-288-866
6. Michigan State 289-292-289-870
7. Tulane 289-287-287-872
8. Vanderbilt 298-296-289-874
8. Georgia 295-288-291-874
10. Wake Forest 291-288-297-876
11. South Carolina 291-297-290-878
11. Louisville 301-291-286-878
13. Auburn 293-288-299-880
13. Texas A&M 292-291-297-880
15. Florida 288-301-292-881
16. Florida State 299-292-299-890
17. Denver 299-295-304-898
18. NC State 302-303-303-908

Individual Leaders
1. Megan McChrystal, LSU 67-72-66-205
1. Brooke Pancake, Alabama 65-69-71-205
3. Camilla Lennarth, Alabama 69-67-70-206
4. Marta Silva, Georgia 72-69-66-207
5. Sara-Maude Juneau, Louisville 70-69-69-208
6. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 68-69-73-210
6. Laetita Beck, Duke 71-67-72-210
6. Janine Fellows, Tulane 67-73-70-210
6. Jennifer Kirby, Alabama 71-68-71-210
10. Austin Ernst, LSU 72-71-68-211
10. Calle Nielson, Virginia 71-73-67-211
10. Catherine O’Donnell, North Carolina 71-68-72-211
10. Caroline Powers, Michigan State 71-71-69-211

Virginia Results
6. Brittany Altomare 68-69-73-210
10. Calle Nielson 71-73-67-211
21. Portland Rosen 74-72-69-215
61. Lauren Greenlief 77-75-74-226
66. Nicole Agnello 77-75-75-227

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