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Furman makes the cut at NCAA Finals

Alice Chen has moved into the top-20 after shooting an even par round at the NCAA Women’s Championship.

The Furman Lady Paladins have made the cut and will play the final round of medal play on Monday at the NCAA Finals in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

The top 15 teams in the 24 team field advance to complete the 72 holes of medal play. The final round will determine the individual champion and the eight teams that will advance to the Match Play championship.

Furman shot a third round 6-over par 294 to maintain 12th place in the standings. The Lady Paladins are 8-shots behind the eighth place team from Kent State for the final match play qualifying position.

Arkansas, Baylor and Florida State are between the Lady Paladins and Kent State.

Alabama took over the team lead from UCLA going into the final round. The Tide shot a 4-under par round while UCLA struggled to finish at 9-over par and drop out of the lead.

Alabama has three golfers in the top-seven. Cheyenne Knight is tied for the individual lead with Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest. Lexington’s Lauren Stephenson is tied for third and Kristen Gillman is tied for seventh.

Alice Chen continues to be the top Lady Paladin after shooting a third round even par 72 to move up to 17th place.

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