Virginia Climbs to Fifth at Gator Invitational
March 16, 2013
Gainesville, Fla. – The 15th-ranked Virginia women’s golf team moved up four spots to fifth place following the second round of play at the Sun Trust Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla. The Cavaliers shot 9-over 289 for a two-day total of 26-over 586. UVa’s second round score was the lowest among the 15 teams in the field.
Alabama took over the team lead at 579, three shots ahead of Florida and Oklahoma.
Senior Brittany Altomare led the Cavaliers in the second round with a 1-under 69. She improved to fourth place. Portland Rosen will enter the final round in second place at 140 following here second-round 72. She trails Oklahoma’s Chirapat Jao-Javanil by three shots in the competition to medalist honors.
UVa’s Briana Mao is in 21st place at 148 after carding a 72 on Saturday. Elizabeth Brightwell is 67th at 158 and Kaira Martin is 73rd at 161.
The final round of the tournament will take place Sunday with a shotgun start.
Sun Trust Gator Invitational
Mark Bostick Golf Course
Par 70, 6,002 yards
Second Round Results
1. Alabama 286-293-579 2. Florida 289-293-582 2. Oklahoma 285-297-582 4. Oklahoma State 293-292-585 5. Virginia 297-289-586 6. Miami 290-300-590 7. North Carolina 301-294-595 8. Baylor 296-300-596 9. Florida State 294-303-597 9. Mississippi State 293-304-59711. Florida International 303-302-60512. Chattanooga 302-307-60913. San Diego State 313-302-61414. Kent State 305-313-61815. South Florida 309-311-620
Individual Leaders1. Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma 69-68-1372. Portland Rosen, Virginia 68-72-1403. Hayley Davis, Baylor 73-68-1414. Brittany Altomare, Virginia 73-69-1424. Stephanie Meadow, Alabama 68-74-1426. AC Tanguay, Oklahoma 69-74-143
Virginia Results 2. Portland Rosen 68-72-140 4. Brittany Altomare 73-69-14221. Briana Mao 76-72-14867. Elizabeth Brightwell 80-76-15873. Kaira Martin 82-81-161