GULF SHORES, Ala. – North Carolina A&T women’s golf team moved up in the standings on Saturday during the second round of the 2019 Bama Beach Bash held at the par-72, 6,002-yard Gulf Shores Golf Course.
The Aggies are in 11th place after finishing the first round in 12th place on Friday. The Aggies shot a 39-over 327 on Saturday and they are 99-over for the tournament heading into the final day on Sunday.
Bethune-Cookman leads the tournament. They shot 23-over, 301 on Saturday and they are in first place at 22-over, 598. South Alabama (605), tournament-host University of Alabama-Birmingham (607), Cincinnati (616) and McNeese State (623) trail the Wildcats in the top-5.
Freshman Christyn Carr moved down two spots on the individual leaderboard. After finishing tied for 11th after the first round, Carr heads into the final tied for 13th. On Saturday, Carr shot a 5-over par, 77, the same score she shot on Friday.
Carr is plus-10 for the tournament, 12 shots off the leader Yudika Rodriguez of B-CU who shot a 3-under 69 Saturday. Rodriguez is 2-under for the tournament.
Meanwhile, sophomore Madison Harriman remained tied for 24th place after the second round despite taking two shots off her score from Friday. Harriman shot an 81 on Friday but returned on Saturday to fire off a 7-over, 79.
The Aggies were aided by the fact junior Jocelyn Andrews took nine strokes off her first-round score and junior Cheyanne Stewart took eight strokes off her first round score. Andrews carded an 82 on Saturday, while Stewart wrote down an 89 on her scorecard.
Carr’s round included only one birdie that occurred on the par-5, 476-yard 14th. Her play on the back nine was excellent. She finished at even par on the back nine with the one birdie, one bogey
Harriman recorded two birdies on Saturday with successful birdie putts on the par-4, 344-yard 16th and the par-5, 504-yard 18th. Harriman was plus-3 on the front nine despite not having a birdie there and 4-over on the back nine.
Despite having a triple bogey on her card, Andrews was pretty steady throughout her round posting 11 pars. Stewart posted a birdie on the par-3, 131-yard No. 6.