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Oct. 13, 2012

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The 24th-ranked Virginia men’s golf team dropped back to a tie for fourth place following Saturday’s second round of play at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia shot 21-over 309 after opening the tournament with the top first round score of 2-under 286. The Cavaliers are tied with NC State for fourth at 19-over 595. North Carolina leads the field at 5-over 581.

Virginia senior All-American Brittany Altomare enters Sunday’s final round tied for fifth place at even par 144. She shot 3-over 75 Saturday. Portland Rosen had the team’s best second round score, posting a 2-over 74 to move up to 36th at 151. Elizabeth Brightwell is in 20th place at 148 after shooting 78 Saturday.

Alex Hershberger dropped back to a tie with teammate Nicole Agnello in 68th place at 12-over 156. Hershberger shot 83 during the second 18 holes while Agnello posted a score of 82.

Baylor’s Hayley Davis has a one-shot lead after 36 holes at 4-under 140.

The final round is set for Sunday with live scoring online at Golfstat.com.

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

Team Results

1. North Carolina 288-293-581 2. Baylor 288-303-591 3. Florida 301-292-593 4. NC State 300-295-595 4. Virginia 286-309-595 6. Mississippi 299-297-596 6. LSU 294-302-596 8. Duke 296-301-597 9. Arkansas 301-297-59810. South Carolina 298-301-59911. Michigan State 302-298-60012. Louisville 304-297-60113. Kentucky 305-305-61014. Wake Forest 304-310-61415. Auburn 311-308-61916. UCF 307-314-62117. Colorado 311-312-62317. Michigan 319-304-623

Individual Leaders1. Hayley Davis, Baylor 67-73-1402. Isabelle Lendl, Florida 70-71-1413. Tara Lyons, Louisville 71-71-1424. Maia Schechter, North Carolina 72-71-143

Virginia Results 5. Brittany Altomare 69-75-14420. Elizabeth Brightwell 70-78-14836. Portland Rosen 77-74-15168. Alex Hershberger 73-83-15668. Nicole Agnello 74-82-156

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