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.
Grandover Resort ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢’Â¬” East Course
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