HAYESVILLE, NC – Presbyterian College’s Maiken Bing Paulsen won medalist honors the Bill Berg Invitational on Tuesday shooting 221 (71, 77, 73). The Blue Hose finished 7th out of 15 schools with a combined score of 934 (301, 324, 309) at the Ridges CC (par-72, 6,057 yards).

It was Paulsen’s first collegiate win and only the third win in program history. Celia Mansour has the other two PC victories (both last season). Paulsen rallied from third place to defeat the defending champion, EKU's Elsa Moberly, by a single stroke.

Mansour (t19) shot 233 (74, 79, 80). Serina Combs (t25) shot 235 (78, 82, 75). Ann Elizabeth Gore (t55) shot 245 (78, 86, 84). Rylie Marchman shot 263 (93, 87, 86) to finish 77th.

The Blue Hose started the tournament on a strong note. They were in first place after 18 holes, and their opening round of 301 was the second-lowest round during the entire tournament.

Richmond won the team title with a score of (302, 309).

The Blue Hose will next play at the Winthrop Women’s Fall Invitational at the Rock Hill CC from October 20-22.