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Carolinas Team Leads Following Day One at 58th Carolinas-Virginias Women's Team Matches

CAROLINAS OWNS LEAD FOLLOWING THE FIRST DAY OF THE 
58th VIRGINIAS-CAROLINAS WOMEN’S TEAM MATCHES

WILMINGTON, N.C. –– The 24-golfer Carolinas team owns a nine-point lead over their Virginias counterparts, 22½-13½, following the opening day of the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches being conducted at Porter’s Neck Country Club.

First day play consisted of four-ball match play competition. In the format, three points are available per match; a point is scored for winning the outward half, the inward nine and the overall match.

Carolinas won six opening day encounters and halved three others.

For Carolinas, the contingent of Kathryn Miranda (Lexington, S.C.)-Rachel Moore (Lexington, S.C.) and Patty Moore (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karen Feree (Hilton Head, S.C.) each posted a shutout and three points. Carolinas’ team members Hayley Hammond (Mooresville, N.C.)-Lea Venable (Simpsonville, S.C.) contributed three points. Virginias’ regulars Lauren Greenlief (Oakton, Va.) teamed with Abby Portyrata (North Chesterfield, Va.) to post a 3-0 blanking.

Carolinas also received wins and two and a half points from North Carolinians Ashley Thompson (Waynesville, N.C.)-Karli Heimbecker (Sanford, N.C.) as well as Cecilia Fournil (Columbia, S.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.). Virginias registered two a half points from seniors Cindy Morris (Portsmouth, Va.)-Susan Podolsky (Alexandria, Va.). Also for Virginias, Cyndi Carlson (Chesapeake, Va.) and Joanne Kitusky (Glen Allen, Va.) added a victory and two points.

Importantly for Carolinas, the team scored at least one-half point in 11 of the 12 matches. Virginias posted three wins on the first day, but were also shut out in three encounters.  

The matches continue through Wednesday, July 16.

WILMINGTON, N.C. –– Results following first day four-ball match play competition at the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches at Porter’s Neck Country Club on Monday, July 14.

Kathryn Miranda (Lexington, S.C.)-Rachel Moore (Lexington, S.C.) def. Kay Tyler (Springfield, Va.)-Sydney Snodgrass (Harrisville, W.Va.), 3-0

Hayley Hammond (Mooresville, N.C.)-Lea Venable (Simpsonville, S.C.) def. Kristine Rohrbaugh (Reston, Va.)-Elizabeth Cheng (Virginia Beach, Va.), 3-0

Lauren Greenlief (Oakton, Va.)-Abby Portyrata (North Chesterfield, Va.) def. Mallory Hetzel (Waynesville, N.C.)-Elizabeth Thompson (Charleston, S.C.), 3-0

Ashley Thompson (Waynesville, N.C.)-Karli Heimbecker (Sanford, N.C.) def. Paige Reese (South Hill, Va.)-Lyberty Anderson (Chesterfield, Va.), 2½-½ 

Cindy Morris (Portsmouth, Va.)-Susan Podolsky (Alexandria, Va.) def. Lea Ann Brown (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)-Susan Beaupied (Raleigh, N.C.), 2½-½

Mimi Hoffman (Springfield, Va.)-Boodie McGurn (Richmond, Va.) halved Anne Washington (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)-Kim Briele (New Bern, N.C.), 1½-1½

Cyndi Carlson (Chesapeake, Va.)-Joanne Kitusky (Glen Allen, Va.) def. Leigh Coulter (Hopkins, S.C.)-Chrissie Spidell (Greenville, S.C.), 2-1

Alexandria Austin (Burke, Va.)-Patti Maroney (Glen Dale, W.Va.) halved Amanda D’Ostroph (Whisper Pines, N.C.)-Rachel Jones (Asheboro, N.C.), 1½-1½

Cecilia Fournil (Columbia, S.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) def. Hannah Pierce (King George, Va.)-Allisyn Terry (Leesburg, Va.), 2½-½ 

Hunter Ross (Manakin-Sabot, Va.)-Jessica Merrill (Reston, Va.) halved Julie Streng (Greensboro, N.C.)-Emily Stinson (Charlotte, N.C.), 1½-1½

Mary Katherine Donovan (Hampstead, N.C.)-Catherine Shealy (Columbia, S.C.) def. Lauren Eklund (Charlottesville, Va.)-Kayleigh Reed (Virginia Beach, Va.), 2½-½ 

Patty Moore (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karen Feree (Hilton Head, S.C.) def. Shelley Savage (Alexandria, Va.)-Lindsay Wortham (Richmond, Va.), 3-0

Carolinas won first day four-ball match play competition, 22½-13½

WILMINGTON, N.C. –– Pairings and staring times for the second day modified foursome matches at the 58th Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches at Porter’s Neck Country Club on Tuesday, July 15.

8 a.m.: Patty Moore (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karen Feree (Hilton Head, S.C.) vs. Shelley Savage (Alexandria, Va.)-Boodie McGurn (Richmond, Va.)

8:09 a.m.: Mallory Hetzel (Waynesville, N.C.)-Lea Venable (Simpsonville, S.C.) vs. Lauren Eklund (Charlottesville, Va.)-Sydney Snodgrass (Harrisville, W.Va.)

8:18 a.m.: Cecilia Fournil (Columbia, S.C.)-Savannah Hallman (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) vs. Allisyn Terry (Leesburg, Va.)-Patti Maroney (Glen Dale, W.Va.)

8:27 a.m.: Mary Katherine Donovan (Hampstead, N.C.)-Catherine Shealy (Columbia, S.C.) vs. Hunter Ross (Manakin-Sabot, Va.)-Jessica Merrill (Reston, Va.)

8:36 a.m.: Kathryn Miranda (Lexington, S.C.)-Rachel Moore (Lexington, S.C.) vs. Paige Reese (South Hill, Va.)-Hannah Pierce (King George, Va.)

8:45 a.m.: Kim Briele (New Bern, N.C.)- Susan Beaupied (Raleigh, N.C.) vs. Joanne Kitsuky (Glen Allen, Va.)-Susan Podolsky (Alexandria, Va.)

8:54 a.m.: Lea Ann Brown (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)-Chrissie Spidell (Greenville, S.C.) vs. Lindsay Wortham (Richmond, Va.)-Cyndi Carlson (Chesapeake, Va.)

9:03 a.m.: Leigh Coulter (Hopkins, S.C.)-Anne Washington (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) vs. Mimi Hoffman (Springfield, Va.)-Cindy Morris (Portsmouth, Va.)

9:12 a.m.: Julie Streng (Greensboro, N.C.)-Elizabeth Thompson (Charleston, S.C.) vs. Lauren Greenlief (Oakton, Va.)-Kay Tyler (Springfield, Va.)

9:21 a.m.: Emily Stinson (Charlotte, N.C.)-Karli Heimbecker (Sanford, N.C.) vs. Kayleigh Reed (Virginia Beach, Va.)-Alexandra Austin (Burke, Va.)

9:30 a.m.: Ashley Thompson (Waynesville, N.C.)-Amanda D’Ostroph (Whisper Pines, N.C.) vs. Elizabeth Cheng (Virginia Beach, Va.)-Lyberty Anderson (Chesterfield, Va.)

9:39 a.m.: Rachel Jones (Asheboro, N.C.)-Hayley Hammond (Mooresville, N.C.) vs. Abby Portyrata (North Chesterfield, Va.)-Kristine Rohrbaugh (Reston, Va.)

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