Wotnosky Posts Top-20 Finish To Lead ‘Hoos

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

UVA women’s golfThe Virginia women’s golf team wrapped up its first tournament of the season Wednesday with an 11th-place showing at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate at Royal Golf Club outside of Minneapolis. The Cavaliers finished the three-day event at 41-over 905 including a final round score of 15-over 303. Wake Forest won the tournament at 17-under 847. The field included six teams ranked in Golfweek’s preseason top-10 poll.

Sophomore Haeley Wotnosky led UVA with a 19th-place performance in her collegiate debut. She posted a final-round score of 1-over 73 for a three-day total of 3-over 219.

Freshman Virginia Bossi had the Cavaliers’ best score Tuesday, shooting even par 72. She moved up to 32nd place overall at 6-over 222.

Sophomore Riley Smyth was 49th at 232. She shot 79 during the third round while junior Beth Lillie was one shot behind her in 50th place after finishing with an 80. Freshman Celeste Valinho was 56th at 237. She also shot 79 during the final day of play.

The Cavaliers return to the Midwest at the end of the month to compete in Northwestern’s Windy City Collegiate Classic that runs Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

ANNIKA Intercollegiate

Royal Golf Club

Lake Elmo, Minn.

Par 72, 6,410 yards

Final Results

Team Results

  1. Wake Forest — 282-282-283-847
  2. Arkansas — 283-289-289-861
  3. Texas — 288-285-289-862
  4. Arizona State — 288-286-291-865
  5. USC — 291-279-296-866
  6. Arizona — 285-289-294-868
  7. South Carolina — 286-293-301-880
  8. Alabama — 295-294-292-881
  9. Duke — 292-289-302-883
  10. UCLA — 291-297-303-891
  11. Virginia — 305-297-303-905
  12. Minnesota — 308-311-319-938

Individual Leaders

  1. Rachel Kuehn, Wake Forest — 67-67-69-203
  2. Vivian Hou, Arizona — 68-72-68-208
  3. Kaitlyn Papp, Texas — 70-68-71-209

Virginia Results

  1. Haeley Wotnosky — 76-70-73-219
  2. Virginia Bossi — 76-74-72-222
  3. Riley Smyth — 75-78-79-232
  4. Beth Lillie — 78-75-80-233
  5. Celeste Valinho — 80-78-79-237

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