First Semester of Golf Ends For Aggie Women
SAVANNAH, Ga. (November 1, 2016) – North Carolina A&T women’s golf completed the two-day SSU Tiger Fall Invitational on Tuesday with a second-place finish behind Bethune-Cookman. The Aggies shot a two-day 666 on the par-72, 5,484-yard Crosswinds Championship Golf Course. The Aggies were followed by host Savannah State and Hampton.
Junior Sofia Alvarez had her second straight strong tournament for the Aggies. Alvarez shot a 10-over 154 for the tournament to finish seventh. After Day 1, Alvarez was tied for third after tying her season-best round by shooting 2-over 74 on Monday. Alvarez’s performance follows her F&M APSU Intercollegiate showing in which she finished third after shooting rounds of 74 and 76 respectively.
Fellow junior J.C. Harvison had another strong showing as well. Harvison had another top-10 finish in a tournament, placing ninth with an 18-over 162. Harvison’s 80 and 82 shot in Savannah marked the first time this season she has had two consecutive rounds in the 80’s after only having two rounds in the 80’s in the Aggies previous three tournaments.
Freshman Erica Jackson had her best showing of the season. She shot an 80 on Tuesday, one stroke off her season-best of 79 recorded at the Murray State Drake Creek Invitational on Sept. 12. Jackson followed with an 89 on Tuesday to finish tied for 11th.
The tournament marks the last of the fall season for the Aggies. N.C. A&T does not return to action until Feb. 20-21 at the Converse College Spring Invitational in Spartanburg, S.C.
Harvison led the Aggies through the fall semester with an average score of 78.3 Her low round of the semester was an even-par 72 at the Murray State Drake Creek Invitational. Alvarez came on strong toward the end of the semester with an average score of 78.9 after shooting two rounds of 74 over her the final two tournaments of 2016.