Women's Golf ACCtion: Tournaments ending Tuesday, March 2

March 3, 2010

Kinderlou Forest Challenge

Virginia Finishes Sixth at Kinderlou Forest Challenge

The No. 15 Virginia women's golf team finished sixth in the 18-team Kinderlou Forest Challenge in Valdosta, Ga., the team's first spring tournament. Virginia finished at 32-over 908. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 302, 305 and 301 during the two-day event.

Junior Calle Nielson and freshman Brittany Altomare led the Cavaliers with scores of 8-over 227 to tie for 20th overall. Nielson had rounds of 76, 80 and 71 while Altomare shot 75, 76 and 76.

Florida State Finishes Tenth at Kinderlou Forest Challenge

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Florida State University junior Macarena Silva finished in a tie for 10th place in the individual standings to lead the Seminoles to a 10th place finish in the team standings as play in the inaugural Kinderlou Forest Challenge at the Kinderlou Forest Golf Club came to a close. The tied for 10th place finish marked Silva's third top-10 finish in six events this year and the fifth of her career.

Silva carded a one-over par score of 74 in the third and final round to finish with a 223 total for the 54-hole event. She finished six holes out of the lead.

Carolina Golfers Finish 14th at Kinderlou Forest Challenge

VALDOSTA, GA. - The North Carolina women's golf team kicked off its spring season with a 14th-place finish at The Challenge at Kinderlou Forest. The Tar Heels, led by Catherine O'Donnell, carded a 945 total. O'Donnell tied for 19th place with a seven-over-par 226 total.

O'Donnell, from Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., fired a 76 in the final round after a pair of 75s on Monday.

UCF Challenge

Miami Competes in UCF Challenge

SORRENTO, Fla. - Junior Maria Ronderos posted a six-over par 78 in the final round to lead the University of Miami women's golf team on the final day of the UCF Challenge Tuesday at the RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.

Miami shot 315 in the final round to finish 16th. Texas A&M (893) edged out Georgia State (895) by two strokes to win the tournament. Coastal Carolina (904) placed third followed by College of Charleston (905) and Baylor (907) to round out the top five.