A&T Completes First and Only Hometown Tournament
GREENSBORO (October 2, 2018) –North Carolina A&T women’s golf completed the Starmount Fall Classic Tuesday afternoon at the par-72, 6,186-yard Starmount Forest Country Club Course.
The Starmount Fall Classic will mark the only time this season the Aggies will play in Greensboro. Their lone Greensboro tournament happened to be a competition where some of the best teams in the nation are on the course. The University of Tennessee won the event by shooting a 2-over 866 over three rounds of golf.
Host UNC Greensboro finished second, 35 strokes by the Volunteers. High Point University (904), Troy (904), the University of Alabama Birmingham (905) and Appalachian State (905) rounded out the top-5. N.C. A&T finished 15thwith a 140-over 1,004.
Tennessee’s Malia Stovall won the tournament with at 5-under 211. Freshman Christyn Carr led the Aggies. She shot a first-round 75 and finished at 21-over for the tournament. In her first five rounds played as a collegiate golfer, Carr has shot in the 70’s twice. Sophomore Madison Harriman had the second-lowest scores for the week. She was 34-over with her low round coming during Monday’s second round when she shot an 81.
Junior Erica Jackson, who won last week’s Delaware State Golf Invitational, shot a second-round 79 but shot 41-over for the tournament. Junior Jocelyn Andrews closed out N.C. A&T’s scoring with a 264 over two days of golf with her low round being a third-round 82.
The Aggies carded 29 pars and four birdies for the tournament. They were their best on par-5’s shooting 12-over for the tournament but they struggled on the par-4’s, however, at 44-over. The Aggies will get a chance to regroup before returning to the course for competition at the Black Golf Association Invitational in Gulf Shores, Ala.