Women's Golf Finishes Second at SSU Invite
SAVANNAH, Ga. (October 30, 2018) –North Carolina A&T women’s golf completed the first semester of their season on Tuesday with a second-place finish at the Savannah State Tiger Fall Invitational.
The two-day, three-round tournament was played at the par-72, 5,484-yard Crosswinds Golf Club course. N.C. A&T had three golfers finish in the top-10 of the tournament. As a team, the Aggies finished 54 strokes behind tournament winner Bethune-Cookman. The Aggies, who were in second place after the first day of the tournament on Monday, remained in his second place by shooting a 36-over 324 on Tuesday. The Aggies finished 88 shots ahead of third-place Hampton.
Freshman Christyn Carr put together another top-10 finish in a tournament by finishing fourth. She finished 11 strokes behind tournament winner Yudika Rodriguez of the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats. Rodriguez shot 1-under for the tournament as the Wildcats had three golfers in the top-3 to win the invitational.
Carr was tied for second after the first two rounds at 4-over. She shot an 80 on Tuesday to finish the tournament with a 12-over 228. Carr has finished in the top-10 in three of the Aggies four tournaments thus far this season. Carr had five birdies at the invitational and she was 2-over on par-3 holes the second lowest score on par-3’s for the tournament. She also placed 33 pars on her card, third-best in the tournament.
Sophomore Madison Harriman finished right behind her teammate in fifth place. Harriman was in fifth place after the first two rounds. She posted a final-round 79 on Tuesday to finish the tournament with a 15-over 231. Harriman led the Aggies in birdies for the tournament with six. She ranked sixth in the tournament in pars made with 29. Harriman was excellent on par-5’s. She was 3-under on par-5 holes which was the second-lowest score for the tournament.
Junior Jocelyn Andrews kept her No. 8 position after the first day by shooting an 80 on Tuesday. She was 28-over for the tournament. The Aggies other top-10 finisher was junior Erica Jackson. She was tied for eighth on Monday and held on to the top-10 finish by shooting an 85. The Aggies other competitor in the tournament was junior Cheyanne Stewart.
N.C. A&T will step away from competition for the next 3 ½ months. They will return to the tournament play Feb. 25-26 when they compete in Charleston Southern’s Oyster Shuck Match Play event. The Aggies have played well in the match play event over the previous two years. They finished second last season after entering the event as the No. 6 seed.