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Elizabeth Brightwell

Sophomore
Class
Nellysford, Va.
Hometown
St. Anne's-Belfield
High School

Virginia
2013-Fall (Senior)

Played in all four fall events
Top finish was sixth-place showing at Texas A&M[apos]s Mo-Morial
Placed sixth overall and led UVa in scoring with 3-over 219
That marked the third top-10 finish in her career
Turned in two rounds of 69 in the fall to post the team[apos]s lowest 18-hole scores
Topped UVa in the fall with a 74.64 stroke average

2012-13 (Junior)
One of three players to appear in all 10 tournaments
Placed 35th at ACC Championships (+26, 239)
Entered ACCs coming off career-best effort at Bryan National Collegiate
Finished fourth (career best), shooting even par 216 (career best) that included a low round of 4-under 68 (career best)
Her opening-round 68 at Bryan National was best UVa score against par (-4) this season
Posted her first top-10 finish, placing sixth at Mason Rudolph to lead Cavaliers
Equaled her previous low round of 70 at three of four fall tournaments
Was UVa[apos]s No. 2 scorer at Cougar Classic, Fall Preview and Tar Heel Invitational during the fall

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Made first appearance in NCAA Championships
Had rounds of 72, 74, 75 and 72 but first-round score did not count after being disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard
Placed 26th at NCAA Central Regional (+12, 228)
Only player besides Brittany Altomare to play in all 10 tournaments
Presented the team[apos]s William C. Eacho Memorial Award at All-Sports Banquet that is given to the team member who exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership, cooperative spirit and unselfish service
Named to the NGCA All-American Scholar Team
Chosen to ACC All-Academic Team for Women[apos]s Golf
Best finish was 12th-place showing at ACC Championships
Notched her best career tournament score (218) and single-round (71) at Stanford
Shared the lead in scoring with freshman Briana Mao at LSU Classic
Was UVa[apos]s No. 2 scorer at Stanford Intercollegiate, Bryan National and ACC Championships
Reached finals of 2012 VSGA Women[apos]s Amateur Championship in July

2010-11 (RS Freshman)
Made her debut at Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, finishing 85th as an individual
Placed 60th at Bryan National Collegiate as an individual competitor
Represented UVa at Collegiate Team Championship in summer of 2010

2009-10 (Freshman)
Redshirted the 2009-10 season

Junior / Amateur Notes
Stroke play medalist at 2011 Virginia Women[apos]s Amateur
Reached the quarterfinals of the 2011 Southern Amateur
Finished fifth at the 2011 Women[apos]s Eastern Amateur
Co-Medalist at the 2010 Women[apos]s Southern Amateur played at Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Advanced to match play at the 2010 North & South Amateur
Champion of the 2009 Reines Jewelers Ladies[apos] Charlottesville City Championship
Named to the Virginias team for the 2009 VSGA Women[apos]s Virginia-Carolinas Matches and helped Virginia to victory by winning all three of her matches
Won the AJGA[apos]s Northwestern Mutual Financial Junior Classic in 2008 and claimed the Low Junior Award at the 2008 Virginia State Women[apos]s Amateur
Was fourth at the 2008 North & South Junior Championship
Claimed medalist honors at the 2005 Bobby Bowers Memorial in Springfield, Va.
Tied for first at 2007 Charlottesville City Championship
Won five state junior tournaments in 2005
Named to the Virginia team for the Virginia-Maryland team matches in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
Selected to represent Virginia 2007, 2008 and 2009 Mid-AtlanticVSGA-MGA Junior Girls[apos] Team
Selected by Women in Sports as the WinStar for April 2009 and honored with the 2009 Women in Sports President[apos]s Award
Posted a total of 10 top-10 finishes at AJGA tournaments, including the 2009 McDonald[apos]s Betsy Rawls Girls Championship that featured 70 of the world[apos]s best junior players

St. Anne[apos]s – Belfield / Personal
Earned All-State Honors in 2009
2009 VISAA Division 1 Player of the Year
Co-Medaled at the 2009 State Championship of the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association
Only girl to compete on St. Anne[apos]s-Belfield golf team from 2006-08
Parents are Jim Brightwell and Laurie Keenan
Mother is a 1983 graduate of the University of Virginia Law School
Nominated to represent St. Anne[apos]s-Belfield at the 2008 46th Annual United States Senate Youth Program
Class president as a sophomore and junior

Brightwell[apos]s Career Statistics

Years	        Rounds	Strokes	Avg.	Low2010-2011	6	477	79.50	792011-2012	32	2424	75.75	712012-2013	30	2282	76.07	682013-2014	11	821	74.64	69Totals	        79	6004	76.00	68Career Best Tournament Finish: 4th, Bryan National Collegiate, March 29-31, 2013Career Top-10 Finishes: 2Career Best 54-Hole Score: 216, Bryan National Collegiate, March 29-31, 2013Career Best 18-Hole Score:  68, Bryan National Collegiate, March 29, 2013Elizabeth Brightwell[apos]s Tournament Results2010-2011Date	        Tournament	        1-2-3-4	        Par	Tot.	Pl.	UVa Pl.3/11-13	        LSU Classic*	        79-79-79	+21	237	85	na3/25-27	        Bryan National*	        80-81-79	+24	240	60	na* Played as individual2011-12Date	        Tournament	        1-2-3-4	        Par	Tot.	Pl.	UVa Pl.9/13-15	        Fall Preview	        77-79-74	+14	230	57	410/7-9	        Tar Heel Invitational	77-74-75	+10	226	64	410/14-16	Stanford Intercol.	73-71-74	+5	218	39	210/28-30	Landmark Tradition	81-83-76	+24	240	62	33/2-4	        Rucker Intercollegiate	80-78	        +16	158	60	53/9-11	        LSU Golf Classic	76-77-79	+16	232	36	13/30-4/1	Liz Murphey Collegiate	73-76-72	+5	221	23	34/6-8	        Bryan National	        76-73-76	+9	225	25	24/13-15	        ACC Championships	76-73-76	+12	225	12	25/10-12	        NCAA Regional	        78-74-76	+12	228	26	35/22-25	        NCAA Championships	DQ-74-75-72	na	na	na	na2012-13Date	        Tournament	        1-2-3-4	        Par	Tot.	Pl.	UVa Pl.9/8-10          Cougar Classic	        73-70-77	+4	220	36	29/21-23         Mason Rudolph	        78-70-74	+6	222	6	110/5-7          Fall Preview	        76-72-77	+9	225	38	210/12-14        Tar Heel Invitational	70-78-75	+7	223	25	22/10-12	        UCF Challenge	        85-77-74	+20	236	85	53/8-10	        Rucker Intercollegiate	76-77-71	+11	224	22	33/15-17	        Gator Invitational	80-76-78	+29	239	73	53/29-31	        Bryan National Coll.	68-75-73	E	216	4	24/19-21	        ACC Championships	79-82-78	+26	239	35	45/9-11	        NCAA Regional	        80-77-81	+22	238	108	42013-14Date	        Tournament	        1-2-3-4	        Par	Tot.	Pl.	UVa Pl.9/9-11          Mo Morial	        76-74-69	+3	219	6	19/20-22         Mason Rudolph	        70-69-DQ	na	na	na	na10/11-13        Tar Heel Invitational	77-74-77	+12	228	64	310/25-27        Landfall Tradition	81-78-76	+19	235	57	5