ATLANTA - Head coach Chris England begins his ninth season as he leads the Panthers to nearby Athens, Ga., for the Bulldog Invitational at the UGA Golf Course.

The Panthers will begin the 2018 season competing against North Georgia, Augusta, Florida A&M, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State and Georgia.

The 6K course wraps around the UGA Golf Course which hosted the 2017 SEC Championships.

Georgia State has a lot to look forward to in 2018. Top finisher in 2017 Lotte Meyberg returns for another season. After earning all-conference honors a year ago, Meyberg was named to the Sun Belt's Top Seven Returners to Watch List last week.

Angela Alonso is also back after tallying All-Sun Belt honors in 2016. Other veteran returners include Nuria Ramirez and Lindsay Shealy. 

To go along with eight returners, England will also have five freshmen on the team this season. 

The Panthers were picked to finish in the upper half of the Sun Belt in the preseason coaches poll.

For live results from Saturday's event, visit UGA's Meet Central page.