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 295on 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 73rd 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 77th.
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.