Smyth Leads Virginia To Eighth-Place Finish

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

UVA women’s golfLed by a third-place finish from sophomore Riley Smyth, the Virginia women’s golf team finished eighth at the 12th annual Windy City Collegiate Championship in Golf, Ill. The Cavaliers shot 5-over 293 during Tuesday’s final round for a 54-hole total of 10-over 874. South Carolina captured the team title with a score of 14-under 850.

Smyth posted her best finish at UVA, tying for third place at 6-under 210. She shot 1-over 73 during her final round. Smith’s three-round total bettered her previous low tournament score by 10 strokes. She shot a career-best 4-under 68 during the opening round and followed that up with a 69 in the second round. She had never posted an 18-hole score below 70 prior to the tournament.

Freshman Virginia Bossi was the team’s number-two finisher, closing with a score of 3-over 75 to place 29th at 3-over 219. Junior Beth Lillie was 40th at 221, including a score of 2-over 74 on Tuesday.

Sophomore Haeley Wotnosky had the team’s second-best final-round score at even par 72 to finish in 65th place at 227. Freshman Celeste Valinho was 71st at 230. She posted a final round score of 74.

The Cavaliers’ next tournament is the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. from Oct. 11-13.

Windy City Collegiate Championship

Glen View Club

Golf, Ill.

Par 72, 6,368 yards

Final Results

Team Results

  1. South Carolina  288-279-283-850
  2. USC             286-282-285-853
  3. Florida         285-281-292-858
  4. Arizona State   287-288-284-859
  5. Duke            286-288-288-862
  6. Arizona         293-289-285-867
  7. Vanderbilt      297-287-288-872
  8. Virginia        289-292-293-874
  9. Oklahoma State  292-292-293-877
  10. Iowa State      283-302-296-881
  11. Purdue          301-298-286-885
  12. Ohio State      299-297-290-886
  13. Northwestern    312-288-291-891
  14. Augusta         298-303-295-896
  15. Michigan        300-305-291-896

Individual Leaders

  1. Pauline Roussin-Bouchard, South Carolina 70-65-70-205
  2. Sierra Brooks, Florida                   67-71-70-208

Virginia Results

  1. Riley Smyth      68-69-73-210
  2. Virginia Bossi   72-72-75-219
  3. Beth Lillie      72-75-74-221
  4. Haeley Wotnosky  79-76-72-227
  5. Celeste Valinho  77-79-74-230


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