Amanda Hollandsworth

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Virginia Tech’s Amanda Hollandsworth (Floyd County) fired a 1-under-par 72 on Sunday and is tied for sixth place at 1-over 147 after two rounds of the NCAA women's golf national championships.

Hollandsworth will start the third and final round Monday in a seven-way tie for sixth place in the 132-woman field, five shots behind leader Sierra Brooks of Florida.

The tournament was shortened to 54 holes after play was suspended Saturday due to inclement weather. Monday’s final round will be televised on the Golf Channel at 4 p.m.

Virginia’s team, paced by Anna Redding’s second-round 70, finds itself in 16th place with one round to go. If the Cavaliers make their way into the top eight, they will be part of a match-play format to determine the team champion.


JMU-Michigan postponed

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The James Madison softball team will have to wait another day to try to advance to the NCAA super regionals , as its regional final against host Michigan was postponed because of rain on Sunday.

The Dukes need to defeat the Wolverines twice in order to win the regional, the first game of which is scheduled to start at noon on Monday. If James Madison wins, then the winner-take-all second game is scheduled to start around 2:30 p.m. Both games will air on ESPN2.


UVa to be 9th seed in 12-team ACC tourney

UVa will be the ninth seed in the 12-team ACC baseball tournament, which will be held Tuesday through Sunday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in North Carolina.

Virginia (32-22, 14-16 ACC) is in a three-team pool with fourth-seeded Miami (38-17, 18-12) and fifth-seeded North Carolina (38-17, 17-13). UVa will play UNC at 7 p.m. Wednesday and will face the Hurricanes at 3 p.m. Thursday.

The winners of the four pools will advance to Saturday’s single-elimination semifinals. The title game will be held Sunday.

Louisville (43-13, 21-9), the No. 1 seed, is in Pool A with eighth-seeded Clemson (33-23, 15-15) and 12th-seeded Boston College (29-26, 12-18).

Second-seeded Georgia Tech (38-16, 19-11) is in Pool B with seventh-seeded Duke (30-24, 15-15) and 11th-seeded Notre Dame (24-28, 13-17).

Third-seeded N.C. State (41-15, 18-12) is in Pool C with sixth-seeded Florida State (35-20, 17-13) and 10th-seeded Wake Forest (30-25, 14-16).


Wollmann, Spradlin earn academic honor

Blacksburg graduate Jessica Wollmann of the Radford women’s soccer team and Lord Botetourt graduate Kate Spradlin of the Longwood women’s basketball team were among 10 athletes to be named winners of the Big South’s George Christenberry Award for Academic Excellence.

All 10 winners have a 4.0 GPA.

Spradlin, a fourth-year junior, is the first Longwood athlete to earn the honor.

Wollmann, an Academic All-American, scored eight goals as a senior last fall.

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