RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – The No. 25 Virginia women’s golf team placed second at the San Diego State Classic at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., one shot behind tournament champions South Carolina. UVA shot 10-over 298 during the final round to end the 54-hole competition at 17-over 881.

All-American Amanda Sambach paced Virginia with a runner-up finish. Her final-round of 1-under 71 put her at 5-under 211 for the tournament. Oregon’s Kiara Romero took medalist honors at 9-under 207. It was the fifth time in six tournaments this season that Sambach produced a top-10 finish. She entered the competition ranked No. 7 in the NCAA individual rankings. It was the 16th top-10 outing in Sambach’s career.

Sambach was joined in the top 10 by teammate Megan Propeck who shot 3-over 219 to finish seventh. That was her best tournament showing as a collegiate. Propeck posted a final-round score of 2-over 74.

Freshman Jaclyn LaHa was 21st at 10-over 226. She shot 78 during the final round. Celeste Valinho was 24th at 227 and Rebecca Skoler was 28th at 229. Valinho completed play with a score of 75 while Valinho shot 78 on Tuesday.

UVA is off until the Cavaliers travel to Las Vegas for The Show tournament at Spanish Trail Golf Club on March 4-5.

San Diego State Classic
The Farms Golf Club
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Par 72, 6,333 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. South Carolina     290-294-296-880
 2. Virginia           295-288-298-881
 3. Oregon             300-290-299-889
 4. Georgia            296-298-296-890
 5. Denver             297-301-296-894
 6. UNLV               299-309-298-906
 6. San Diego State    308-298-300-906
 8. New Mexico         305-308-305-918
 9. Colorado           308-306-309-924
10. San Francisco      307-305-316-928
11. California Baptist 323-311-309-943
12. Tulane             315-323-306-944 

Individual Leaders
1. Kiara Romero, Oregon         69-70-68-207
2. Riana Mission, San Francisco 70-70-71-211
3. Toa Yokoyama, UNLV           71-74-67-212 

Virginia Results
 2. Amanda Sambach     70-70-71-211
 7. Megan Propeck      74-71-74-219
21. Jaclyn LaHa        75-73-78-226
24. Celeste Valinho    76-76-75-227
28. Rebecca Skoler     77-74-78-229