PINEHURST, NC – The Presbyterian College women’s golf team had a memorable time at the 2017 Pinehurst Challenge on the No. 1 course at the Pinehurst Resort (par-72, 5,974 yards). The team saw four golfers shoot a collegiate-best, and the team finished 13th with its second lowest 54-hole total in program history on Tuesday.

Celia Mansour (t30) shot 219 (75, 71, 73) to lead PC in the 19-team field. Maiken Bing Paulsen (t38) was one stroke back tying her collegiate best at 220 (78, 73, 69). Ann Elizabeth Gore (t64) also tied her collegiate best at 226 (72, 76, 78). Paulsen and Gore also recorded collegiate bests for a single round at 69 (-3) and 72 (E) respectively.

Mansour, Paulsen and Gore are also the first trio of PC golfers to shoot rounds of par or better in the same tournament in program history.

Serina Combs (t72) and Rylie Marchman (t93) also recorded collegiate-bests of 229 (76, 78, 75) and 246 (86, 76, 84), respectively.

The Blue Hose finished 13th with a team score of 892 (301, 296, 295). The program record (885) stems from their 4th place finish at the 2017 Big South Championship.

East Carolina won the team title with an aggregate score of 847 (289, 277, 281). Jacksonville State’s Valentina Giraldo won individual medalist honors at 208 (-8).

The Blue Hose will play next at the 2017 Bill Berg Invitational at The Ridges GC in Hayseville, NC, from October 16-17.

13 PC 301 296 295 892
T30 Celia Mansour (1) 75 71 73 219
T38 Maiken Bing Paulsen (2) 78 73 69 220
T64 Ann Elizabeth Gore (3) 72 76 78 226
T72 Serina Combs (4) 76 78 75 229
T93 Rylie Marchman (5) 86 76 84 246