What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State shot a second round 307 to stand in a tie for fifth-place following day two of the 25th annual John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate at Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, Ga.
* Freshman Chloe Howard shot a 1-over 73 on Monday and is tied for 11th entering the final round.
* The 17-team field will conclude play on Tuesday morning with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. – Led by a second round 1-over 73 from freshman Chloe Howard, the Georgia State women’s golf team shot a 307 on Monday to stand in a tie for fifth-place at the 25th annual John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate at Eagle’s Landing Country Club.

Howard made a pair of birdies and eagled the 18th hole to move into 11th place at 7-over par thru 36 holes.

Jacksonville leads the 17-team field at 18-over par following a second round 295. Murray State is in second-place at 22-over par, while South Alabama is in third-place at 32-over par. Eastern Kentucky is in fourth-place at 39-over par with Georgia State and Tulsa are tied for fifth at 40-over.

South Alabama’s Siti Shaari shot a second-straight 72 to take over the 36-hole lead at even par. Jacksonville’s Maria Brunzell is in second-place at 1-over par with Murray State’s Linette Holmslykee in third at 2-over par. Jacksonville teammates Amanda Detmer and Michelle Forsland are tied for fourth at 4-over par.

“In very windy conditions our team battled hard once again today,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “After a tough first round, Chloe bounced back with a great round for us today. We are right on the brink of putting together a really good round and hopefully, we can do that on Tuesday.”

Senior Paula Zabarte shot a second round 80 and stands in 18th place at 9-over par entering the final round. Sophomore Harmanprit Kaur is in a tie for 22nd at 11-over par following a 76 on Monday. Junior Jemima Gregson stands tied for 33rd at 13-over par after a 78 on Monday, while sophomore Grace Choi rounded out the line-up with an 83 that leaves her tied for 73rd at 23-over par.

Senior Yasemin Sari who is competing as an individual this week shot an 85 on Monday and is tied for 75th at 24-over par.

Live scoring throughout the event can be found at Golfstat.com. Georgia State will be paired with Eastern Kentucky and Tulsa for Round 3 as part of a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

The lone home tournament on the team’s schedule is open to the public. Eagle’s Landing Country Club is located off Exit 224 on I-75.

Following this week’s tournament, Georgia State will conclude the regular season at the Charleston Invitational April 2-3, at RiverTowne Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.