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Oct. 14, 2012

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The 24th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule with a fifth-place finish at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Virginia shot 5-over 293 during Sunday’s final round for a three-day score of 24-over 888. North Carolina won the tournament at 8-over 872.

The 18-team field included eight teams currently ranked in the top 25 of the Golfstat poll.

Senior All-American Brittany Altomare led UVa with a third-place finish. It was her third consecutive top-six finish at a tournament and marked the 16th time she has placed in the top 10 during her career. Altomare shot 2-under 70 Sunday for a 54-hole total of 2-under 214.

Altomare was UVa’s top finisher in all four fall tournaments.

Elizabeth Brightwell was 25th at 223 including a 3-over 75 Sunday. Portland Rosen finished with a 73 to move up to 30th place at 224. Nicole Agnello, playing in her first tournament since last March due to a wrist injury, was 55th at 231. She posted a final round score of 75. Freshman Alex Hershberger was 63rd at 233. She shot 77 during the final round.

Florida’s Isabelle Lendl took first-place honors at 6-under 210.

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

Team Results

1. North Carolina 288-293-291-872 2. Mississippi 299-297-289-885 2. Baylor 288-303-294-885 4. Duke 296-301-290-887 5. Virginia 286-309-293-888 5. Arkansas 301-297-290-888 7. NC State 300-295-294-889 8. LSU 294-302-297-893 9. Florida 301-292-302-89510. Michigan State 302-298-300-90011. Louisville 304-297-301-90212. South Carolina 298-301-311-91012. Kentucky 305-305-300-91014. Auburn 311-308-302-92115. UCF 307-314-303-92416. Wake Forest 304-310-312-92617. Colorado 311-312-307-93018. Michigan 319-304-324-947

Individual Leaders1. Isabelle Lendl, Florida 70-71-69-2102. Hayley Davis, Baylor 67-73-73-2133. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 69-75-70-2144. Haley Sanders, Mississippi 75-69-71-2154. Lauren Taylor, Baylor 72-73-70-2156. Maia Schechter, North Carolina 72-71-74-217

Virginia Results 3. Brittany Altomare 69-75-70-21425. Elizabeth Brightwell 70-78-75-22330. Portland Rosen 77-74-73-22455. Nicole Agnello 74-82-75-23163. Alex Hershberger 73-83-77-233

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