Texas-Pan American, Bethune-Cookman win



PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Texas-Pan American captain Kevin Kirakossian shot a 1-under 71 and the Broncs rallied for their fifth Men’s Division I title Sunday in the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, while Bethune-Cookman won the Women’s Division for the record ninth time.

Texas-Pan American, five strokes behind Tennessee State entering the day, finished at 40-over 904 at PGA Golf Club to edge Tennessee State by two shots. Bethune-Cookman and Savannah State tied for third at 911.

Savannah State’s Cedomir Ilic, from Serbia, closed with a 72 to take medalist honors at 5-over 220.

The Bethune-Cookman women’s team finished at 52-over 916 for an eight-stroke victory over South Carolina State. The Wildcats also won the team title last year. Hampton was third at 956.

Alliance’s Tiana Jones was the medalist, shooting a 74 to finish at 8-over 224.

In Division II, Fayetteville State ran away with the title, winning by 36 strokes at 32-under 896.

Fayetteville State’s Jake Barge was the medalist, shooting a 70 to finish at 3-under 213.