Cavaliers Tied for 2nd After Opening Round at Cougar Classic
Charleston, S.C. – The 12th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team is off to a solid start in its first fall tournament of the season. The Cavaliers shot 2-under 286 to stand in a three-way tie for second place after the opening round of the 24-team Cougar Classic in Charleston, S.C. USC leads the field at 3-under 285. Duke and Florida share second place with UVa.
Virginia was led by junior Portland Rosen who shot 3-under 69. She is tied for third place overall. Sophomore Briana Mao is 13th at 71 while senior Brittany Altomare and junior Elizabeth Brightwell are tied for 33rd at 1-over 73. Sophomore Melissa Edmonson is in 49th place at 2-over 74.
Florida’s Isabelle Lendle and Auburn’s Marta Sanz lead the field at 5-under 67. The second round is set for Monday and the final round will take place Tuesday. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.
Par-72, 6,219 yards
First Round Results
1. USC 285 2. Duke 286 2. Virginia 286 2. Florida 286 5. Georgia 287 6. Auburn 288 7. Alabama 289 7. Vanderbilt 289 9. NC State 29010. Wisconsin 29211. Penn State 29312. UCF 29413. Tennessee 29614. Wake Forest 29715. Mississippi 29915. Charleston Southern 29915. North Carolina 29918. Miami 30018. Col. of Charleston 30018. UNCG 30021. Furman 30321. LSU 30323. South Carolina 30624. Maryland 309
Individual Leaders1. Isabelle Lendle, Florida 671. Marta Sanz, Auburn 673. Lindy Duncan, Duke 693. Irina Gabasa, Vanderbilt 693. Camilla Hedberg, Florida 693. Portland Rosen, Virginia 66