Pinehurst, N.C. – Serina Combs shot a collegiate-best round of 69 (-3) at the Pinehurst Challenge on Monday, and the sophomore ended the day tied for 12th at Pinehurst No. 6 (par-72, 6040 yards).


Combs shot 147 (69, 78) and recorded her first collegiate round under par during the opening round. Maiken Bing Paulsen improved to 151 (78, 73) and is tied for 31st. Ann Elizabeth Gore (t62nd) shot 157 (80, 77), Julie Hillestad (89th) shot 170 (87, 83) and Rylie Marchman (t91st) shot 176 (91, 85) to round out the team.


The College of Charleston has a one-stroke lead at 587, while North Florida’s Sydney Shrader sits in first at 140 (-4).


PC will tee-off for the final round at 8:45 am on Tuesday morning. Fans can follow along via Golfstat’s live scoring feature.