March 2, 2018

Hilton Head, S.C. – The Virginia women’s golf team shot 17-over 301 and is in 16th place following the opening round of play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, S.C. Alabama fired 2-over 286 to lead the field.

Virginia was led by junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.), who shot 1-over 72. She completed her round in 15th place. Freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) is in 23rd place after carding a round of 73. Junior Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) is in 32nd place with a score of 74. Junior Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) posted a score of 82 to stand 89th while sophomore Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) is 92nd at 89. Sophomore Kate Harper (Isle of Palms, S.C.), competing as an individual, is in 93rd place after shooting 94.

The second round of the 54-hole tournament takes place Saturday. Live scoring is online at

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Long Cove Club
Par 71, 6,218 yards
First Round Results

Team Results 1. Alabama             286 2. Northwestern        287 3. Arkansas            290 4. LSU                 291 5. Furman              292 5. Mississippi State   292 7. Arizona State       293 7. North Carolina      293 9. Georgia             29410. Duke                29510. Vanderbilt          29512. Wake Forest         29613. South Carolina      298  14. Baylor              29915. Tennessee           30016. Virginia            30117. Auburn              30417. Oklahoma State      304
Individual Leaders1. Olivia Mehaffey, Arizona State 661. Claudia De Antonio, LSU 673. Hannah Kim, Northwestern 68
Virginia Results15. Anna Redding 7223. Beth Lillie 7332. Katharine Patrick 7489. Morgan Gonzales 8292. Julia Ford 8993. Kate Harper 94=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>