Mahar, DiNunzio tied for fourth entering final round at Grandover

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DAY TWO

Virginia Tech women’s golfers Emily Mahar and Becca DiNunzio have posted scores of 151 and are tied for fourth place at the Women’s Griffin Amateur on Saturday. The three-day event is being played at the par 72, 6,225-yard East Course of the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina.

 

DiNunzio, a sophomore from Norfolk, Virginia, and Mahar, a senior from Brisbane, Australia, are eight strokes behind leader Lauren Walsh of Wake Forest. Jessica Spicer, a fifth-year player from Bahama, North Carolina, is tied for 11th at 154 and Alyssa Montgomery, a sophomore from Knoxville, Tennessee, is tied for 15th at 157. Sarah Spicer, a fifth-year player from Bahama, North Carolina, is tied for 20th at 159. All five Hokies advanced to Sunday’s final round, as the field was cut after Saturday’s second round to the top 30 and ties.

DAY ONE

Virginia Tech women’s golfer Becca DiNunzio carded an opening round 73 and is in second place at the Women’s Griffin Amateur on Friday. The three-day individuals-only tournament is being played at the par 72, 6,225-yard East Course of the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina.

 

DiNunzio, a sophomore from Norfolk, Virginia, is one of five Hokies playing as individuals in this amateur tournament. She is one stroke behind Lauren Walsh of Wake Forest.

 
Emily Mahar, a senior from Brisbane, Australia, is tied for ninth overall with a 76 on Friday. Jessica Spicer, a fifth-year player from Bahama, North Carolina, is tied for 12that 77 and Alyssa Montgomery, a sophomore from Knoxville, Tennessee and Sarah Spicer, a fifth-year player from Bahama, North Carolina, are tied for 21stat 81.

 

The tournament features a strong group of collegiate players, all competing as individuals.  Six ACC schools are represented in the field, along with individuals from other colleges, mainly from the Southeastern US in the 44-player field. 

 

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