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Virginia Leads LSU Golf Classic; Lady Tigers Sixth
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Published: March 14, 2009, 12:00 AM (CT)
Updated: October 29, 2009, 03:37 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE -- Virginia fired a 1-under-par 287 to take over first place by eight shots Saturday as the second day of competition concluded at the LSU Golf Classic at a rain-soaked University Club. The LSU women’s golf team shot 9-over 297 and sits in sole possession of sixth place at 8-over-par overall.

Virginia is the only team in red figures following Saturday’s round that featured morning fog and steady rains throughout the day. Calle Nielson paced Virginia with a 1-under 71 and sits atop the individual leaderboard at 6-under 138 overall. Virginia’s Whitney Neuhauser posted the low round of the day with a 67 that tied for the tournament’s lowest round.

Wake Forest, who went into the day with a one shot lead, is in sole possession of second place at 4-over following an 8-over 296. Arkansas is two shots back in third at 6-over and Tulane and North Carolina are tied for fourth at 7-over. The Razorbacks fired the lowest team tally of the day with a 4-under 284.

LSU sits in sixth place at 8-over 584, but the Lady Tigers are just four shots off of second place. LSU shot 9-over 297 with a trio of 74s on Saturday from Jaqueline Hedwall, Amalie Valle and Caroline Martens. Hedwall enters Sunday’s final round in a tie for seventh at 2-under 142. She is one of nine players under par overall.

Valle is tied for 15th at 2-over 146, and Martens is in a seven-way tie for 28th at 4-over 148. Three other Lady Tigers are in a tie for 35th at 5-over 149, including Tessa Teachman, Nicole Crochet and Lindy LaBauve. LaBauve, who is playing as an individual, posted the Lady Tigers’ lowest score of the day with a 72.

Arkansas’ Lucy Nunn shot a 4-under 68 and is two shots off the pace set by Nielson. North Carolina’s Allie White is tied with Nunn for second following a 72 that puts her at 4-under 140. Five players are within three shots of the lead.

Sunday’s final round gets underway with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. CDT. Live scoring is available through www.golfstat.com. LSU will go off the third, fourth, fifth and sixth holes.

LSU Golf Classic
Baton Rouge, La. University Club

Second-round Team Results (par 288-576)
1. Virginia 285-287 572 -4; 2. Wake Forest 284-296 580 +4; 3. Arkansas 298-284 582 +6; t4. Tulane 289-294 583 +7; t4. North Carolina 287-296 583 +7; 6. LSU 287-297 584 +8; 7. Louisville 296-294 590 +14; 8. TCU 290-301 591 +15; 9. Kentucky 293-299 592 +16; t10. Colorado 296-301 597 +21; t10. South Carolina 292-305 597 +21; t10. Notre Dame 296-301-597 +21; t13. Furman 293-305 598 +22; t13. UNC Wilmington 290-308 598 +22; 15. North Carolina State 304-298 602 +26; 16. Ole Miss 300-303 603 +27; 17. College of Charleston 300-307 607 +31; 18. Mississippi State 308-304 612 +36.

Individual Top 15 (par 72-144)
1. Calle Nielson, Virginia, 67-71 138 -6; t2. Lucy Nunn, Arkansas, 72-68 140 -4; t2. Allie White, North Carolina, 68-72 140 -4; t4. Benedicte Toumpsin, South Carolina, 70-71 141 -3; t4. Whitney Neuhauser, Virginia, 74-67 141 -3; t4. Natalie Sheary, Wake Forest, 69-72 141 -3; t7. Nannette Hill, Wake Forest, 72-70 142 -3; t7. Jaqueline Hedwall, LSU, 68-74 142 -2; 9. Cindy LaCrosse, Louisville, 71-72 143 -1; t10. Jennie Arseneault, Virginia, 71-73 144 E; t10, Daniela Holmqvist, Tulane, 70-74 144 E; t10. Janine Fellows, Tulane, 75-69 144 E; t13. Dori Carter, Ole Miss, 73-72 145 +1; t13. Carmen Perez-Narbon, UNC Wilmington, 73-72 145 +1; t15. Valentine Derrey, TCU, 72-74 146 +2; t15. Amalie Valle, LSU, 72-74 146 +2; t15. Blair Lamb, Furman, 70-76, 146 +2; t15. Lauren Hunt, North Carolina, 71-75 146; +2.

LSU Scores
t7. Jaqueline Hedwall 68-74 142 (-2)
t15. Amalie Valle 72-74 146 (+2)
t28. Caroline Martens 74-74 148 (+4)
t35. Tessa Teachman 73-76 149 (+5)
t35. Nicole Crochet 74-75 149 (+5)
t35. Lindy LaBauve 77-72 149 (+5)
t72. Abby Oberthier 78-77 155 (+11)
94. Mary-Michael Burns 87-81 168 (+24)

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