SORRENTO, Fla. – Led by a career-best third place finish from sophomore Chloe Howard, the Georgia State women’s golf team finished in third place at the MSU Spring Citrus Challenge at RedTail Golf Club on Tuesday.
Howard shot a final round 1-over 73 to finish the 54-hole event at 4-over par.
The Panthers shot a final round 307 to finish the three-day event at 48-over par.
“I’m extremely happy for Chloe and proud of the way our team fought all week,” head coach Cathy Mant said. “Chloe has been working very hard on her game and it is great to see that hard work pay off this week. We will now turn our focus to our home event and try to get another good finish.”
Sophomore Petra Duran earned a tie for ninth following a final round 79 to finish at 10-over par. Junior Harmanprit Kaur also earned a top 25 finish by placing in a tie for 17th at 15-over par shooting a final round 75.
Freshman Maria Blasco shot an 80 in the final round to finish at 19-over par and tied for 32nd, while freshman Alejandra Ayala rounded out the line-up with a 49th place finish at 34-over par after an 84.
Murray State cruised to a 21-stroke win following a final round 292 to finish at 9-over par. Keiser University finished in second place at 30-over par, with the Panthers coming in third at 48-over par. Austin Peay finished in fourth-place at 50-over par, with Dartmouth rounding out the top five at 58-over par.
Murray State’s Anna Moore shot a final round 72 to finish at 4-under par and earn low medalist honors. Teammate Linette Holmslykke finished in second place at 2-over par, with Howard coming in third place at 4-over. Four golfers tied for fourth place at 5-over par.
Georgia State will return to the course and host the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate March 31-April 2 at Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge.