What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State finished tied for fifth on Tuesday at the Amelia Island Collegiate at Amelia National Golf Club in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
* Sophomore Jemima Gregson shot a final round 1-under 71 to finish the 54-hole event tied for 18th.
* Freshman Harmanprit Kaur led the Panthers with a tie for 13th, her fifth top 25 finish in seven events this year.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – Led by a final round 1-under 71 from sophomore Jemima Gregson, Georgia State finished tied for fifth at the fourth annual Amelia Island Collegiate at Amelia National Golf Club on Tuesday.
Gregson made four birdies during the final round to finish the 54-hole event 7-over par and tied for 18th place.
Freshman Harmanprit Kaur picked up her fifth top 25 finish of the season shooting a final round 3-over 75 to finish tied for 13th at 5-over par. Her round was highlighted by an eagle on the par-5 ninth hole.
“We had some really good moments today and some disappointing moments,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “We made a bunch of birdies, but also a couple too-many double bogeys. Overall, we improved by 19 strokes this round compared to the last round of the same tournament a year ago. We are significantly better and will continue to build on this.”
Senior Jooeun Bae shot a final round 3-over 75 to finish tied for 35th at 11-over par. Junior Yasemin Sari added a final round 79 to finish the two-day event 14-over par and tied for 47th. Senior Solene Le Coz rounded out the line-up with an 80 on Tuesday to place tied for 74th at 22-over.
Day one leader Mercer took home the team title by three strokes at 9-over par. Campbell finished second at 12-over par, followed by Daytona State in third at 13-over. Kennesaw State finished fourth at 30-over with Georgia State and Cincinnati tying for fifth at 37-over.
Campbell’s Annelie Sjoholm earned low medalist honors at 6-under par, while Dayton State’s Jiwon Jeon finished second at 5-under par. Daytona State’s Grace St-Germain finished in third place at 2-under par, with Mercer’s Hannah Mae Deems coming in fourth at 1-under. Campbell teammates Nadine White and Anna Svanka, along with Kennesaw State’s Medy Thavong tied for fifth at even par.
Georgia State will return to action March 14-15 at the Dr. Donnis Invitational in Kanehe, Hawai’i.