UVa Women's Golfers in Sixth Place to Open ACC Championships
Greensboro, NC – The 25th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is in sixth place after the opening round of the ACC Championships taking place at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Virginia shot 19-over 303 on the par-71 course. Duke, ranked ninth, leads the field at 280 followed by defending champion North Carolina (290). The Tar Heels enter the event ranked No. 6 nationally.
Virginia was led by freshman Briana Mao who shot 4-over 75. She is in 16th place after the opening round. Brittany Altomare, Elizabeth Brightwell and Lauren Greenlief are all tied for 19th place at 5-over 76. Portland Rosen is one shot behind that group in 30th place.
Duke’s Alejandra Cangrejo took the first round lead after shooting 2-under 69. She was one of just four players to shoot under par Friday.
The second round of the tournament is schedule to start Saturday at 8:30 a.m. The Cavaliers will tee off at 9:20 a.m. and are paired with Boston College and NC State.
Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com. Live webstreaming of the second and third rounds will be available for free on the ACC.com. The broadcast is schedule to begin Saturday at 1:30 p.m. until the conclusion of play and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until the conclusion of play.
Sedgefield Country Club
Par-71, 6,185 yards
First Round Results
1. Duke 280
2. North Carolina 290
3. Wake Forest 298
4. NC State 299
5. Boston College 301
6. Virginia 303
7. Maryland 307
8. Florida State 308
8. Miami 308
1. Alejandra Cangrejo, Duke 69
2. O. Kristinsdottir, Wake Forest 70
2. Stacey Kim, Duke 70
2. Lindy Duncan, Duke 70
5. Allie White, North Carolina 71
5. Katherine Perry, North Carolina 71
5. Laetitia Beck, Duke 71