Men's and Women's Golf Locks In 2015 MAAC Championships (4/24-4/26)

Scott Kim
April 23, 2015

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The Siena Men's and Women's golf teams are set to compete in the 2015 MAAC Men's and Women's Golf Championships April 24th - 26th in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at Disney's Magnolia Golf Course. The first groupings of golfers are set to tee off at 7:30 a.m., Friday.

Kristen Bromley

The Magnolia Golf Course, the longest of the Walt Disney World Resort golf courses, is a 7,008, par-72 course. The men will tee off from the first hole Friday, with the women teeing off from the tenth. The entire Championships will include live results and the final day of competition will be broadcast live on ESPN3, both of which can be accessed by the links at the top of this release.

On the men's side Spencer Sautin, Scott Kim and Michael Shine all earned fifth place finishes during the season. Sautin will be making his first MAAC Championships appearance, while Kim and Shine finished tied for fifth and tied for 15th, respectively, last season.

On the women's side, the Saints will be looking to defend their 2014 crown, and win their 14th title in the last 15 years. Kristen Bromley earned the best finish of the season for Siena, finishing second in the ECAC Championships. Victoria Nguyen won the individual championship in 2012, and Katie Nelson earned a top-five finish in 2012 as well.

The men were picked to finish fifth this season after a sixth place finish last year. Fairfield was the preseason favorite for the 2015 Championships with defending champion Saint Peter's was picked second in the preseason poll. The women were picked second along with Dayton, in their title defense. Crosstown rival UAlbany was picked to win the 2015 Championship on the women's side.

Men's Quick Facts

Golfer Best Season Finish Best MAACs Finish Friday Tee Time
Brendan Quintana Lonnie Barton - T-37th 2014 - T-21st 8:15 a.m.
Michael Christifulli Connecticut Cup - T-14th First Appearance 8:24 a.m.
Spencer Sautin Colgate Invitational - 5th First Appearance 8:33 a.m.
Scott Kim Lonnie Barton - T-5th 2014 - T-5th 8:42 a.m.
Michael Shine Cornell Invitational - T-5th 2014 - T-15th 8:51 a.m.

Women's Quick Facts

Golfer Best Season Finish Best MAACs Finish Friday Tee Time
Kristen Bromley ECAC Championships - 2nd 2014 - T-10th 9:27 a.m.
Mary Fletcher ECAC Championships - T-6th 2012- T-11th 9:09 a.m.
Victoria Nguyen Lonnie Barton - T-8th 2012 - 1st 9:18 a.m.
Katie Nelson ECAC Championships - 4th 2012 - T-5th 9:00 a.m.
Stephanie Sullivan ECAC Championships - 18th First Appearance 8:51 a.m.