Mon, Oct 7

ROCK HILL, S.C. – North Carolina A&T women’s golfer Xuss Boira finished in the top-15 at the Winthrop Invitational Monday at the par-72 Waterford Golf Club.

As a team, the Aggies finished in ninth place with a two-round score of 627 after shooting a 314 in the first round and a 313 in the second round. USC Upstate won the invitational with an 8-over 584. USC Upstate was followed by Wofford (16-over), Gardner-Webb (22-over), Western Carolina (28-over) and Carson-Newman (31-over). 

Wofford’s Becca Earl won on the individual side with a 3-under 141. Boira finished the first round with a 4-over 76 to finish tied for 14th. Boira took two shots off her score in the second round to finish with a two-round score of 6-over 150. Boira led the Aggies with 26 pars while shooting even par on the course’s par-3 holes. 

Junior Harriman was tied with Boira after the first round with a 76 of her own. Harriman shot an 8-over 80 in the second round to finish tied for 27th with a two-round 156. 

Freshman Jayla Rogers shot a 6-over 78 in the first round to place 24thand shot a 7-over 79 in the second round for a two-round score of 13-over 157 to finish tied for 33rd.

Sophomore Christyn Carr finished the first round in 44thplace with a first-round score of 84. She shot an 83 in the second round to finish the tournament with a 167 for 46th. Freshman Kiaria Porter finished the first round in 50thwith an 87 but moved up four spots in the second round after shooting an 80 to finish tied for 46thplace at 167.

The Aggies take a couple of weeks off before playing in the final competition of 2019 with the SSU Tiger Invitational in Savannah, Ga., from Oct. 28-29.