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Ekaterina Prokhorova
Ekaterina Prokhorova led the Mountaineers with a sixth place finish on the individual leaderboard.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

App State Women’s Golf Finish Second at Aggie Invitational

App State Women’s Golf took runner-up honors at the Aggie Invitational held at Bryan Park this week.

The Mountaineers took second in the five-team field thanks to four top-13 finishes, highlighted by Ekaterina Prokhorova (7-over total of 76-72-75—223) placing sixth and fellow freshman Andrea Diaz tying for seventh. Meghan Mitchell finished 12th, and Jacquelyn Taylor finished 13th.

Taylor opened the tournament with a career-best, 1-under 71 that included four birdies. She was tied for fourth after one round and in fifth place after 36 holes.

Prokhorova shot an even-par 72 in Round 2. Diaz and Mitchell led the team with matching 74s in the final round of the 54-hole event.

App State posted a 37-over total (295-302-304—901) to finish nine strokes ahead of third-place Alabama State. Western Carolina finished with a 16-under total.