What You Need to Know:
* The Georgia State women’s golf team a final round 319 on Tuesday to finish tied for seventh at the Jacksonville Classic.
* Freshman Chloe Howard shot a final round 79 to finish 12th at 9-over par for the 54-hole event.
* This marked the second of a five-tournament fall schedule for the Panthers who will return to action in Pinehurst, N.C., next Monday.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Georgia State women’s golf team shot a final round 319 to finish tied for seventh at the Jacksonville Classic on Tuesday. Freshman Chloe Howard led the Panthers with a 12th-place finish at Marsh Landing Country Club.
The Panthers, who entered the day in third place, finished the tournament at 55-over par following rounds of 301 and 299 on Monday.
Howard, playing in just her second collegiate tournament, shot a final round 79 to finish at 9-over par following back-to-back rounds of 73 on Monday.
“We are all disappointed in the way today finished,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “We just made too many big numbers to overcome. However, we still did a lot of good things this week that we can take home as we start to prepare for another very good tournament next week.”
Freshman Petra Duran led the Panthers on Tuesday with a 6-over 78 and moved into a tie for 51st at 20-over par. Sophomore Grace Choi rounded out the line-up with an 87 to tie for 61st at 25-over par.
Host Jacksonville won the two-day event by nine strokes, finishing at 24-over par following a final round 296. Seminole State came in second place at 33-over par, followed by Daytona State in third at 36-over par. Flagler finished fourth at 41-over par, while Charleston Southern rounded out the top five at 46-over par.
Jacksonville’s Michelle Forsland and Amanda Detmer shared low medalist honors at 1-under par. Seminole State’s Worapitcha
Georgia State will return to the course for the Pinehurst Challenge, hosted by the College of Charleston Oct. 9-10, in Pinehurst, N.C.