Worden shot an even-par 36, one shot ahead of sophomore Ashley Menne (37) and two ahead of sophomore Millburn Ho (38).
Other Xavier scores:
Senior Madeline Brown and freshman Lauren Garcia, six-over 42, junior Emily Cons and sophomore Breyana Matthews, seven-over 43, freshman Mary Doss eight-over 44, junior Laura Lu nine-over 45, junior Holly Otlewski 12-over 48, senior Lauren Faulkner 14-over 50 and sophomore Danae Bravo 22-over 58.
The Gators will have a rematch with Horizon on Tuesday (Oct. 10) at Camelback Golf Club’s Padre Course. Tee time is 3 p.m.