DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –The North Carolina A&T women’s golf team improved each round it played at the 2019 LadyCat Invitational hosted by Bethune-Cookman at the par-72, 6,240-yard LPGA International Golf Course on Thursday and Friday.
The Aggies finished ninth over the two-day, three-round event with a total score of 951. Three teams finished under par for the event led by tournament winner Barry who was 8-under par 856. Three strokes behind Barry in second place was BCU at 859. Stetson finished 1-under par followed by Sacred Heart (902) and St. John’s (915) in the top-5.
In the first round, the Aggies shot a 323 over their first 18 holes on Thursday. They took seven strokes off their score on the same day in the second round. By Friday, the Aggies had their score down to 312.
N.C. A&T’s top golfers were freshman Christyn Carr and sophomore Madison Harriman. The two Aggie golfers finished tied for 29thalong with Central Michigan’s Jami Laude. In fact, Carr and Harriman had identical scores on their respective cards each round.
Both golfers had 78’s each of the first two rounds before going low on Friday with 4-over, 76’s. They finished the tournament with a 16-over 232. Junior Jocelyn Andrews finished tied for 33rdat 17-over 233. Her best round came during the second round on Thursday. She posted a 4-over 76 which tied Carr and Harriman for the Aggies lowest score of the tournament.
Barry's Noemie Pare' and Josefina Foa Torres won the tournament at 6-under par. B-CU's Caitlin Evans-Brand and Stetson's Sarah May finished tied for third at 5-under. B-CU' Yudika Rodriguez was fifth at 2-under.