What You Need to Know:
* The Georgia State women’s golf team shot a second-straight 19-over 307 and stands tied for 14th at the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course.
* Freshman Chloe Howard leads the Panthers at 6-over par and tied for 33rd place with one round to play.
* This week marks the first of five tournaments for the Panthers this fall.
GREENVILLE, S.C – Georgia State shot a second-straight 307 on Saturday and stands tied for 14th entering the final round of the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course.
Freshman Chloe Howard continues to lead the Panthers following a second-round 4-over 76. Howard is tied for 33rd at 6-over par with 18 holes to play.
“We had some good moments today, but made a few too many mistakes to post a good score,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “It is a tough course, but I still think we can post a really good score before the event is over. We will use what we learned today and hope to come out tomorrow and move up the leaderboard.”
Sophomore Harmanprit Kaur also shot 76 on Saturday and is tied for 40th at 7-over par with 18 holes to play.
Freshman Petra Duran shot 79 and is now tied for 66th at 12-over par, while junior Jemima Gregson added a 76 to move up into a tie for 70th at 13-over par. Senior Yasemin Sari rounds out the line-up in 87th place at 23-over par following an 84 on Sunday.
Daytona State leads the 17-team field at 3-under par following a 289 on Saturday. Host Furman is in second place at 1-over par, with Middle Tennessee in third at 7-over par. Kennesaw State and Virginia Tech are tied for fourth at 11-over par.
Daytona State’s Jiwon Jeon shot 71 on Saturday and leads the field at 9-under par. Daytona State’s Hollie Muse, along with Furman teammates Alice Chen and Haylee Harford are tied for second-place at 3-under par. Kennesaw State’s Madison Caldwell rounds out the top five and is 2-under par.
The 17-team field will utilize a shotgun start on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. ET. Georgia State will be paired with James Madison and LSU.
Live scoring of this week’s event can be found at BirdieFire.com. Fans can follow the team on twitter @GSU_WGolf.
Following this week’s tournament, Georgia State will return to the course for the Jacksonville Classic, Oct. 2-3, at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.