What You Need to Know:
* The Georgia State women’s golf team shot a tournament-best 295 on Sunday in the final round of the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course.
* Freshman Emma Berlin led the Panthers with a 1-under 71 on Sunday.
* Junior Harmanprit Kaur finished the week tied for 20th to lead Georgia State.


GREENVILLE, S.C. – Freshman Emma Berlin shot a final round 1-under 71 to lead the Georgia State women’s golf team to a 7-over par 295 on Sunday at the Lady Paladin Invitational on the Furman University Golf Course.

Berlin made four birdies during her final round to finish the 54-hole event in a tie for 65th at 13-over par.

The Panthers finished in 14th place at 45-over following their best round of the three-day event.

“I’m proud of the way we came out and finished today,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “We finished with our best round of the week which is a great thing. We need to work on getting off to better starts so we can find ourselves in contention in the final round.”

Junior Harmanprit Kaur shot an even-par 72 on Sunday to finish tied for 20th at 3-over par, making three birdies during the final round. Sophomore Chloe Howard shot 77 in the final round to finish tied for 62nd at 12-over par.

Sophomore Petra Duran also shot a 5-over 77 on Sunday to tie for 74th at 19-over par. Freshman Maria Blasco rounded out the line-up with a 3-over 75 to finish at 21-over and tied for 78th.

Host Furman took home the team title by 14-strokes finishing at 8-under par. Coastal Carolina finished in second place at 6-over par with Kennesaw State coming in third at 14-over par. Augusta finished in fourth place at 15-over par with North Florida and Kansas tying for fifth at 17-over par.

Furman’s Haylee Harford earned low medalist honors at 9-under par for a two-stroke win. Tulsa’s Lorena Tseng finished in second place at 7-under par while Furman teammates Natalie Srinivasan and Jacqueline Bendrick are tied for third at 4-under par. Coastal Carolina’s Frantiska Lunackova rounded out the top five finishing at 2-under par.

Georgia State will return to the course Oct. 8-9, for the Pinehurst Challenge in Pinehurst, N.C.