April 21, 2018

Greensboro, N.C. – The No. 33 Virginia women’s golf team is in eighth place following the opening round of play at the ACC Championships at Grandover Resort’s East Course in Greensboro, N.C. The Cavaliers shot 13-over 301 during Saturday’s competition. No. 5 Duke leads the 12-team field at 6-under 282.

Junior Anna Redding (Concord, N.C.) led UVA with a round of 1-over 73. She stands in 12th place after the opening round. Junior Katharine Patrick (Houston, Texas) is in 23rd place with a 75 while sophomore Julia Ford (Shrewsbury, Mass.) is 30th at 76. Junior Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.) and freshman Beth Lillie (Fullerton, Calif.) are tied for 39th place at 77.

UVA will be paired with Louisville and Notre Dame for Sunday’s second round. Those three teams start play at 9:50 a.m. from the 10th tee. Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com. ACC Network Extra will broadcast the tournament starting at 2 p.m.

The ACC Championships also signify the women’s golf matchup between Virginia and Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. One point is at stake in the all-sports rivalry series between the two schools. Virginia Tech finished the first round of the ACC Championships tied for sixth at 12-over 300. Learn more about Virginia529 and this rivalry competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.

ACC Championships
Grandover Resort ââ’¬” East Course
Greensboro, N.C.
Par-72, 6,122 yards
First Round Results

Team Results  1. Duke            282 2. Clemson         286 3. Florida State   291 4. Miami           296 5. Wake Forest     297 6. Virginia Tech   300 6. Notre Dame      300 8. Virginia        301 9. Louisville      30210. NC State        30311. North Carolina  30612. Boston College  313  Individual Leaders1. Leona Maguire, Duke      672. Sydney Legacy, Clemson   69
Virginia Results12. Anna Redding 7323. Katharine Patrick 7530. Julia Ford 7639. Morgan Gonzales 7739. Beth Lillie 77